Summer 4-H and Youth Assistant

Grundy Center
Base County
Counties Served

Assist Grundy County Youth Coordinator with summer programming and county fair. This is a temporary full-time position with a beginning date of mid-May and an ending date of approximately August 2nd.  Additional hours will be required during the Grundy County Fair.  Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Work week hours may be flexible, depending on programming needs.

  • Planning & coordinating summer day camps; take care of registrations, letters, and purchase and maintain inventory of supplies, organize timeline and camp layout with the assistance of office staff.
  • Assist with planning and conducting Grundy County 4-H & Youth activities. Activities include: Summer day camps, Grundy County Fair, Fashion Show, Onsite Garden Judging, and other events assigned by office staff.
  • Assist in programming at the Grundy Center Farmers Market, help develop educational activities for local foods events as a part of youth outreach.
  • Learn and assist with the Fair Entry software and 4-H Online database.
  • Work with full time staff to develop and nurture industry partnerships and work with community partners to plan programming
  • Attend staff meetings or other events as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assist volunteers and staff with a variety of tasks.
  • Submit records of program participation, program evaluation and wage/mileage reports as required by the supervisor.
  • Supervisors are the Grundy County Extension REED and Grundy County CYC.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to youth and adults.
  • Experience in organizing educational programs for youth.
  • Experience in working with groups.
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer programs.
  • Ability to work on projects with little supervision.
  • Completion of one year of college preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to transportation.
  • Must pass Child Protection and Safety Policy screening prior to employment.
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Job Type
400 total hours for summer
Wages (type)
$12.00 per hour
Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled

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