Summer Assistant

Base County
Counties Served
  1. Assist with the organization of county 4-H/county fair youth activities and events, including: 4-H educational presentations; clothing event; judging schedule for home economics, science, mechanics and arts; assist with fair livestock events; and other assigned responsibilities associated with the 4-H program, fair events, and activities.
  2. Recruit and work with volunteers for Youth/4-H activities in a team atmosphere.
  3. Use a computer for online data entry.  Other computer skills valued using word, excel, publisher.
  4. Assist and provide support for Iowa County Youth programs throughout time specified in an on-going basis as needed.  May include summer camps for youth. 
  5. Provide for Youth Program leadership and volunteer support, serve as resource person; some evening and weekend work required
  1. Knowledge of the 4-H community club program.
  2. Experience in leadership positions associated with youth development programs
  3. Experience using a computer for data entry and word processing
  4. Valid driver’s license and access to a car
  5. High school diploma or equivalent, post high school education preferred
  6. The employee will submit to and successfully pass the mandatory Child Protection screening and background check
Additional Information

This is a temporary, full-time position and requires 40 hour per week, some evenings, some weekends, and may include additional overtime hours. The wage for this position is $15 per hour. This position begins mid-May through the beginning of August.

Please complete the application and return it to: Iowa County Extension and Outreach, c/o Katharinna Bain, 223 W. Welsh Street, Williamsburg, Iowa 52361 -OR- e-mail to no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 31st. Please include a completed application, cover letter, resume and list of references for our review. Only prospective applicants that include an application, resume, letter of application and references will be considered. 

Job Type
Wages (type)

Benefits:  This position is temporary.  The employer will pay its portion of FICA.

Accountability: The position is under supervision of the Regional Director and Extension Council, with day-to-day support provided by the County Youth Coordinator, Youth Program Specialist and other county staff.


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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