Macomb County’s MSU Extension office is seeking an AmeriCorps service member to serve a oneyear
assignment beginning September 2018 as a 4-H SPIN (special interest) club coordinator. The
club coordinator will be responsible for delivering SPIN club programming to area schools and/or
community partners. Tasks will include:
- Planning and organizing 20 4-H SPIN clubs with volunteers that focus on science, technology,
engineering, arts and math (STEAM) topics and utilize the 4-H SPIN club guide, planning
worksheet and record of finances
- Engaging between 90 and 100 new youth in 4-H SPIN club programming
- Recruiting, screening and training 20 volunteers to serve as club leaders, to provide guest
programming or to otherwise support 4-H SPIN clubs and associated activities
- Hosting quarterly family engagement nights
- Collecting data and submitting reports to the site supervisor and to the 4-H STEAM Corps
Members will receive a living allowance of $13,732 to be distributed bimonthly at a rate of $624.18
(pre-tax) throughout their service term as well as student loan forbearance for qualified loans. Upon
successful completion of service, an education award in the amount of $5,920 will be issued.
Members will serve 40 hours/week.
All interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Kathy Jamieson at
firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 p.m. on July 25. The position is contingent upon funding from the
Michigan Community Service Commission.
Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) brings educational programs to residents, empowering
them to improve their lives and community. County-based MSUE staff, in concert with on-campus
faculty members, serve residents with programming focused on agriculture, natural resources,
children, youth, families, community and economic development.