4-H Camp Staff: Riflery/Outdoor Skills (Transient), Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center, R00089444

4-H Camp Staff – Summer 2024

Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center, Pollock LA

Position Description: This individual will serve as the lead instructor teaching Riflery and outdoor skills subject matter in a track format to an audience of up to 25-50 youth at a time, grades 4th – 6th in a camp setting. This person will be responsible for meeting with two other assigned camp staff before and after track time each day. The instructor will join other summer staff in providing safe supervision of youth while at camp and will support 4-H professionals, volunteers and members in conducting meaningful educational experiences to help a child develop life skills. Works under the direct supervision of the 4-H Program Coordinator to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach classes in rifle using established safety protocols.
  • Prepare detailed lesson plans for at least 2.5 hours of instruction including rainy day class time instruction in Riflery.
  • Maintain equipment, including guns, ammo, ear, and eye protection, and targets.
  • Conduct daily inspection and cleaning of the range.
  • Ensure that camp staff and campers know and follow safety and educational procedures.
  • Other program responsibilities as assigned by the 4-H Program Coordinator.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Preferred applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or field related to outdoor skills.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have a 4-H Shooting Sports Rifle Instructor Level 1 or NRA certification.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.
  • The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication and teamwork skills and work efficiently with youth in group situations.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Training and experience in teaching Riflery to youth.
  • Desire and ability to work with youth outdoors in varied conditions.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with groups participating (various ages and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers.
  • Ability to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply proper behavior management techniques.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will commensurate with experience. Housing options are available on-site, meals and snacks will be available. On-site housing preference given to those residing furthest from camp.

Date Available: Camp session is May 20-July 25, 2024. LOST Camp takes place July 29-August 1, 2024. Required training period is May 9-17, 2024. Camp will not be in session the week of June 17–21, 2024.

Application Deadline: February 9, 2024, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU. MUST submit cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation for application to be complete.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
12/18/2023 3:01:35 PM
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