Audubon County Summer Assistant

Base County
Counties Served

This position provides assistance to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Audubon County and is under the supervision of the Extension Council. Duties will be varied each day. Major job responsibilities are outlined below, but will include additional items as necessary.


Receptionist/Client First Contact

            Answer telephone, greet front door clientele----provide information or provide referral

            Reserve meeting room, record on calendar, arrange for key pick-up

            Record equipment/programs/resources for check-out

            Make copies, faxes, sell items/bulletins, and record receipts


            Record all financial transactions in receipt book

            Prepare mailings of 4-H newsletter, county fair letters and meeting notices


            Help prepare all materials and supplies for summer programs, including county fair.

            Prepare county fair superintendent’s boxes

            Update county fair news releases

            Update 4-H files

            Learn county fair computer program for data entry

            Assist with summer programs

            Anything else needed to get/stay organized for ISU programming


 High school graduate

 Knowledgeable and supportive of total ISU Extension program

Ability to relate, respect, and appreciate volunteers

People-oriented, skilled in customer relations

Willing to cooperate as a team player

Good verbal and written communication skills

Computer skills

Organizational skills

Ability to work on multi-tasks simultaneously and problem-solving skills

Self-starter – able to initiate work, without direct supervision

Additional Information
Job Type
Up to 30 per week
Wages (type)

Pay commensurate with experience

Employer’s share of social security and Medicare

Reimbursement for work-related travel and meals

Application Deadline

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

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