The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Community Education Assistant CL2 in Aroostook County is responsible for engaging youth, volunteers and community partners in educational programming around STEM, climate and data literacy, in support of the Learning Ecosystems Northeast (LENE) grant project. 4-H is a non-formal, experiential education program for youth ages 5-18 and adults working with those youth, to develop life skills necessary to be self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. The NASA-funded LENE project is designed to connect youth to data-rich investigations of local ecologies and strengthen connections between informal and formal learning to create networks of educators dedicated to advancing youth interest in STEM. By building partnerships with youth, families and members of the community this position will contribute to building skills and knowledge around local climate impacts to increase awareness and self-efficacy in the next generation of climate stewards. This work will often be done in partnership with county-based colleagues, Connected Learning Ecosystem (CLE) participants and other 4-H staff and colleagues within Cooperative Extension. Position will be based in an Aroostook County Cooperative Extension office that is convenient to the individual hired for the position. Offices are located in Houlton, Presque Isle, and Fort Kent. Frequent travel throughout the county, and some state and/or regional travel is expected. Part-time, soft-money funded, regular position, 16 hours per week. Position pays $18.22/hour or applicable transfer rate.