College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available.

College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available.

Persons in these positions will serve as mentors to selected 4-H State Fair livestock exhibitors in all species (beef, dairy, sheep, swine, goats, poultry and rabbits) to encourage, model and role-play positive interactions with State Fair visitors to livestock displays.

The program will include orientation/training, community relations,written materials for review and coaching and daily support by staff during the State Fair.

Applicants must be available the five days of the 4-H Livestock weekend, August 21-25, 2019. Compensation $450-$500 based on experience in the position. Fair entry tickets, 4-H meal tickets and lodging will be provided.

To apply applicants must submit a resume, transcript and statement describing why they are interested in this position and detail industry knowledge, communication and leadership skills that they bring to the position. Application deadline is July 10, 2019. Send completed materials to: Juanita Reed-Boniface, Project Manager, 2462 Lake George Dr. N.W. Cedar, MN 55011. or E-mail:AgriFolks@gmail.com.