Seasonal Feed Shed Manager

Base County
Counties Served

To prepare for and manage the 4-H Food Stand at the Butler County Fair in collaboration with Extension Staff.


Do advance preparations for 4-H Food Stand:

  • send out sponsor letters
  • complete necessary paper work
  • update menu
  • contact sources of products and place orders and pick up
  • determine standard serving sizes and acquire appropriate utensils for uniformity of serving
  • clean and set up kitchen and dining area
  • establish and enforce sanitary procedures for all kitchen workers
  • stock the feed shed prior to fair

Keep a detailed accounting of all:

  • receipts (follow approved procedure when handling money
  • equipment inventories and purchases (beginning and ending)
  • orders (quantities and deliveries)

Manage Food Stand volunteers, both youth and adults:

  •  delegate appropriate volunteer tasks including food preparation, serving, dishwashing,etc.
  •  report accidents, injuries, or serious complaints to the Extension Staff immediately
  •  post rules and procedures
  • check to be sure shifts change

Be present at Fair:

  •   open the feed shed each day starting the coffee and any hot items including popcorn
  •   be present for food inspection
  •  work the first shift everyday
  •  be in attendance at Food Stand during Food Stand hours, especially during shift changes (or find approved adult volunteer or Extension staff to be in attendance)
  •  get/replenish supplies throughout the day
  • close each day washing dishes and restocking the coolers
  • set up popcorn for the Friday evening concert

After Fair:

  • take inventory of all equipment and supplies; put in file for next year
  • assemble records into an activity report, including inventories and suggestions
  • The ability to organize and manage tasks
  • The ability to manage people
  • An interest in youth and their development
  • Capacity to deal with the situation and take action


Additional Information

Responsible to: Brynn Friedrich, Region 10 Director

Extension staff provides records of past 4-H food stand activity, guidance and support.

Please mail application, plus resume to: Butler County Extension, Atn: Brynn Friedrich, 320 N Main St, Po Box 368, Allison, IA 50602




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Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled

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