Cmty Educ Spec 1 - Santa Clara, CA
Date Posted: September 1, 2017
Closing Date: November 3, 2017
The Community Education Specialist 1 (CES 1) will assist Cooperative Extension personnel with bilingual educational outreach to Asian farmers. This includes becoming familiar with loan, rebate, and other agricultural assistance programs (USDA, PG&E, etc.) that could benefit Asian farming families, particularly during the drought. The CES 1 will provide technical information and translation as needed to Asian farmers. This includes assisting with extension workshops and follow-up farm site visits aimed at helping the farming communities assess what agricultural assistance programs they could qualify for. Other activities include assisting Asian farmers with the development and maintenance of record-keeping systems, assisting with data collection, and assisting in the production of informational videos on topics such as pesticide safety, drip irrigation, food safety, and integrated pest management.
This position includes communication to clients in Cantonese through translation, presentation and one-on-one communications.
This position will end on 9/30/2018. Extension beyond this date is contingent on securing new grant funds.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.
To apply, please go to: https:// jobs.ucop.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60657