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October 17, 2014

Learn about and experience all of the fitness and recreational opportunities in Muscatine, Iowa, the organizations who make them possible, and houw you can take advantage of them all.

October 17, 2014

Learn about and experience all of the fitness and recreational opportunities in Muscatine, Iowa, the organizations who make them possible, and how you can take advantage of them all.

Americorps Member Position Avaialable
October 1, 2014

Muscatine County Extension is seeking a 4H AmeriCorps Community Outreach Educator to conduct programs for positive youth development activities with the afterschool Clover Kids programming. This may include afterschool, summer and holiday breaks or inschool settings.

For more information, click on the Position Available - Americorps Member Position-4H Community Outreach Educator.

Children, Youth and Families at Risk Program
September 30, 2014

The Muscatine County Extension Council is seeking a qualified individual to carry out CYFAR Grant responsibilities for a five-year period. 

In Year 1, begin planing, developing partnerships, and provide representation on the project's steering committee of community members.  Years 2-5, identify and work with 15 new families each year, as well as serve as the Community Site Program Coordinator and Community Site Success Coach.

Muscatine County Extension Office
September 24, 2014

 
The Muscatine County Extension Council is seeking a qualified individual to provide executive director leadership for the organization as its next County Extension Director. Primary job responsibilities of this Regular part-time potential to be full-time position include educational program planning and delivery, budget and facilities management, and day-to-day supervision of staff. Will directly coordinate agricultural and natural resources programming, as well as community economic development, and Human Sciences programming. Individual is also responsible for marketing and public relations efforts, including positively representing Muscatine County Extension to an array of community partners.

Finance Project - Worksheets and other information shared during the workshop held on March 16, 30, and April 13, 2006.

 

Statewide Resources

  • Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, Facebook or Twitter for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home environment, equipment, nutrition, textiles, and laundry. - 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

  • Help children succeed at school by creating a home environment that promotes learning.  Find out how developing routines, setting limits, and providing good nutrition can help.
     

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

  • A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

  • Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Find reliable, high quality, research-based information for professionals and parents in CYFERNet’s clearinghouse of the best children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country.

  • Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • Learn about connecting family and the environment, get ideas on “living lighter”, and share your experiences and thoughts on how to positively impact economic and environmental health through sustainable living.
     

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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