MnFRAC seeking students for 4-H State Fair Mentor ProgramMinnesota Foundation for Responsible Animal Care is inviting college students with an interest in serving as spokespeople for animal agriculture to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Peer Mentor. Eight positions are available.
Minnesota Foundation for Responsible Animal Care is inviting college students with an interest in serving as spokespeople for animal agriculture to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Peer Mentor. Eight positions are available.
People in these positions will serve as mentors to selected 4-H State Fair livestock exhibitors in all species (beef, dairy, sheep, swine, goats, lama, poultry and rabbits) to encourage, model and role-play positive interactions with State Fair visitors to livestock displays.
MnFRAC is seeking college students age 18 or over, with an interest in and/or experience with 4-H and livestock exhibits.
Other qualifications are communication, teaching and coaching skills, ability to work with variety of adults and youth, expertise in production, processing and promotion of one or more animal species and experience as a livestock exhibitor and industry spokesperson. A copy of the job description can be found on the MnFRAC website www.mnfrac.org.
Applicants must be available during the 5 days of the 4-H Livestock Weekend, Aug. 26-30, 2009. A $300 stipend per person, fair entry tickets and 4-H meal tickets will be provided.
To apply applicants must submit a resume, transcript and statement describing why they are interested in this position and the industry knowledge, communication and leadership skills that they bring to the position. Application deadline is July 1; applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Send completed materials to: Juanita Reed-Boniface, Project Manager, JRB Associates, Inc., 2462 Lake George Dr. N.W. Cedar, MN 55011. For more information contact AgriFolks@gmail.com.
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