2023 Summer Assistant - Clinton County

Base County
Counties Served

Assist with and provide support for the organization/operation of county 4-H/Youth summer activities and events, including educational presentations, clothing event, county fair and livestock events, and 4-H Day Camps.

  • Availability during the Clinton County Fair/Club Show is mandatory.
  • Lead several ISU Extension and Outreach summer youth educational programs at selected sites in Clinton County.
  • Supervise children in activities/programs and ensure their safety.
  • Serve as a resource person for activities/programs.
  • Assist with leadership and training for youth and volunteers.
  • Attend in-service training(s) when necessary.
  • Submit records of program participation/evaluation, submit timesheet and travel reimbursement, etc. as required to Supervisor.
  • Maintain regular contact with county staff and Youth Program Specialist(s).
  • Perform other duties as assigned under supervision as required for successful operation.


  • High school diploma.  Education beyond preferred.
  • Knowledge of 4-H community club programs.
  • Ability to use a computer for data entry and word processing.
  • Demonstrated interest and ability to work with youth.
  • Demonstrated responsibility and leadership skills.
  • Ability to communicate with youth, parents, and Extension professionals.
  • Access to reliable transportation for across-county travel.
Additional Information

To apply, please fill out the form found at: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/clinton/files/documents/Clinton%20County%20Job%20Application%20Template_2022.docx and email it to Sam Genson at sgenson@iastate.edu

  • Location:          Clinton County Extension office, DeWitt, IA
  • Employer:        Clinton County Agricultural Extension District
  • Status:              Temporary Summer Position - Maximum 30 hours/week (except during the county fair) Monday - Friday (some evening/weekend work required)
Job Type
30 hrs per week
Wages (type)
Wages (status)
$11.00 - $11.50
This position will remain open until filled

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.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.