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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Mitchell County

ISU Extension in Mitchell County serves Iowans through five program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Communities, Families, 4-H Youth Development.
ISU Extension in Mitchell County serves as a resource to individuals and groups through publications, local workshops, and other program opportunities.

Seeking Full-Time County Youth Coordinator.  The CYC's primary responsibility is the planning, management, and implementation of all Mitchell County 4-H and youth activities, including management and support of the adult and youth volunteers. Promoting the overall mission of Iowa 4-H and youth program through practicing and promoting positive youth development, and maintaining growth of the youth program through effective recruitment and retentionpractices is essential.  In addition, position will perform important customer service in an office setting. 
Requirements:  Team player.  Strong interpersonal and organizational expertise, ability to communicate with youth, volunteers and other staff.   Must maintain confidentiality.  Computer literacy necessary.  Ability to multi-task.  Associates degree or equivalent background, bachelor’s degree preferred. Background working with youth preferred.  Must successfully complete child protection and safety background check.  EOE.
Job Description
Job application fillable form or pdf version
Submit completed application for employment, introductory letter, resume and three professional references to:  or mail to Mitchell County Extension and Outreach, 315 Main St., Osage, IA 50461-1122.    Applications will be accepted through September 4, 2015, or until the position is filled.   No phone calls, please.
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August 5, 2015

Iowa Master Gardener Classes are scheduled to begin at the Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach office on September 29, 2015! Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to call Cerro Gordo County Extension and Outreach at 641-423-0844! Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Extension, and use that training to volunteer for 40 hours in their communities.

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