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University of Illinois Extension 4-H Youth Development professionals play a vital role in empowering and preparing youth for success. Why consider a career in Illinois 4-H?

  • You will work directly with youth and the volunteers who support their growth. 
  • You have freedom to address local issues that matter to improving your community.
  • You have all the benefits of staff members of the University of Illinois, including health insurance, retirement, vacation, and sick leave.
  • You will make a difference in the world.

Extension 4-H Program Coordinators and Extension 4-H Community Workers are hourly civil service employees are require a bachelor degree. Extension 4-H Youth Development Educators are salaried academic professions and require a masters degree. 

Current Openings

  • Extension 4-H Program Coordinators provide leadership, as primary contact, to volunteers, 4-H members and their families in support of local 4-H Clubs and their activities. 4-H Program Coordinator positions are open in these locations