Summer Program Coordinator and Assistants

Base County
Counties Served

Temporary Summer Positions:

Summer Program Coordinator 40 hours/week, Monday – Friday

Mileage reimbursement when on official business

Summer Program Assistant 20 hours/week, Monday-Friday Mileage reimbursement when on official business


1. Organize materials and activities for summer youth programs for 5-12 year old youth. 2. Conduct educational activities at the selected sites in Jackson County. 3. Supervise children in program and ensure their safety. 4. Attend in-service training when necessary. 5. Submit records of program participation, program evaluation, wage and mileage reports, as required by supervisor. 6. Perform fair related tasks as requested by County Extension staff. 7. Maintain regular contact with site coordinators and ISU Extension Youth Program Specialist. 8. Provide on-site program leadership for summer programs. 9. Purchase supplies. 10. Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor


1. High school diploma. Education beyond preferred. 2. Any combination of experience and education from which comparable knowledge and ability can be acquired which totals one year. 3. Demonstrated interest and ability to work with youth. 4. Demonstrated responsibility and leadership skills. 5. Ability to communicate with youth, parents, and Extension professionals.

Additional Information

A completed application and resume may be sent to the Jackson County Extension office at 201 W. Platt, Maquoketa, IA 52060 (563) 652-4923 or via email to Amber Matthiesen. Please see the job description for more information. 

Job Type
Program Coordinator 40 hours; Program Assistant 20 hours
Wages (status)
Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled

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