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Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

Healthy Georgia Connections Newsletter

JOB OPENING AT BROOKS COUNTY EXTENSION!


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Brooks County Extension is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps State member to serve the local 4-H program. AmeriCorps State members assist in providing 4-H positive youth development programming, recruiting and developing volunteers, developing or expanding funding streams (through grants and sustainable fundraisers), and expanding the number of volunteer-led clubs and volunteer-led initiatives. This is a temporary, national service position (not a traditional employment position) requiring a one-year commitment. It is a direct service position that requires transport of youth and some night and weekend hours. Candidate will need at least 2 references submitted by April 9 posting closure date. AmeriCorps members receive a variety of benefits. For more information about requirements and benefits visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do...

This job posting will be accepting applications March 8- April 9 and has a targeted start date of May 10, 2021.


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Brooks County Extension is dedicated to connecting Brooks County citizens, Ag Commodity producers and residents with the latest agriculture news, 4-H updates and alerts. This information is provided by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and based upon the most current research conducted at UGA.


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Upcoming Events
  • Nov 1 - Nov 2 Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest 4-H Event
    • Tifton, GA - (47.0 Miles)
  • Nov 16 Elevate your Relationship This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
  • Feb 6 Elevate Your Relationship This four-week series has found to positively influence changes in couples' behavior and overall relationship quality. According to a former ELEVATE participant, the program experience "saved our marriage." Another participant said they "learned how to control my emotions and value my partner as well as myself. I'm going to use what I learned in this class to keep my relationship going and improving." Each 120-minute session will engage couples in fun activities to learn skills to manage stress better, strengthen their connection with each other, deal with differences in healthy ways, and elevate their relationships' quality. In addition to these skills, couples can also earn up to $350 in e-gift cards for attending the series. It "pays" to ELEVATE your relationship!
    • Virtual Event
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  • Mission Make-It Mission Make-It Georgia 4-H youth combined fun and learning at annual event. By Kasey Bozeman | Published: 9/24/2021
  • Spiders, Spiders Everywhere Spiders, Spiders Everywhere First identified in Georgia in 2014, colorful Joro spiders have proliferated in at least 25 of the state's counties. By Michele Hatcher | Published: 9/23/2021
  • Office of Diversity Affairs Office of Diversity Affairs Identifying and addressing the needs of diverse students is critical in building networks of support that will help make CAES a more accessible and equitable space for learning and research. By Maria M. Lameiras | Published: 9/23/2021
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