Summer Assistant

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Counties Served

The Summer Youth Assistant will be responsible for assisting or leading 4-H and Youth activities in Emmet County. This individual must be reliable, detail oriented, problem solver, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of teams of staff and volunteers.

  • Support the CYC in the organization, preparation and implementation of 4-H and youth activities, specifically summer camps.
  • Recruit and communicate with volunteers needed for county fair.
  • Complete data entry of Iowa State Fair and Clay County Fair entries, and other entries as assigned.
  • Provide support for and organization of non-animal exhibits.
  • Organize ribbons according to show.
  • Provide office support and/or fair activities (Clover kids graduation and party, County Youth Council activities) assistance at the county fair.
  • Plays an important role in supporting county youth coordinator and staff.
  • Opportunity to work on a special project as identified by the candidate.
  • Responsible for taking photos of summer activities and events. Create a slide show of summer in review.
  • Work with local media to enhance media exposure of summer activities and events.
  • Must have obtained a high school diploma by May 2023 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and available transportation
  • In accordance with ISU Extension Child Protection and Safety Policy, a criminal record check will be completed by First Advantage Background Screening Series on the applicant selected for this position. Candidate must successfully pass this background screening.
  • Effective verbal and written communication including phone and computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher)
Preferred Qualifications
  • 4-H experience or experience in working with youth
  • Effective organizational and time management
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually on projects
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
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This position will remain open until filled

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