University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service (county name) County Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Position Title:

Extension Assistant for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Programs

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, the person filling the position will be responsible for teaching homemakers, individually and in small groups, about food selection and preparation for an adequate diet. Other topics include food safety and planning food purchases on a limited income to provide maximum nutritional value.

Regular Duties of Job:

  • Recruit youth and homemakers to participate in the EFNEP Program.
  • Recruit and support volunteer leaders.
  • Present foods demonstrations.
  • Maintain all reports and meet required deadlines.
  • Attend all training conferences.


  • Knowledge of community organizations and agencies.
  • Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate educational events.
  • Oral and written communication skills and organizational and process skills.
  • Ability to relate effectively with adults and youth.

Special Requirements:

  • Twelfth grade education required.
  • Possess a valid Kentucky driver's license and insured automobile for business mileage reimbursement.

Position Deadline:

This position will be open starting (date) or until a suitable applicant is found.

Application Deadline:

Applications are available at Applications are submitted on-line. For more information call (office telephone number).

Deadline for filing application is (date).

Contact: (contact name)

Telephone: (phone number)

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer. The address of the EEO Coordinator of the College of Agriculture is Room C-3, Agriculture Science Center, North, Lexington, Kentucky 40546-0091.