Summer Day Camp Assistant

Fairfield, IA
Base County
Counties Served

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach – Jefferson County is looking for an energetic and dependable Day Camp Assistant. Extension day camps target elementary-aged youth, allowing them to engage in STEM-focused activities during summer break. The day camp assistant will work up 24 hours per week during weeks when summer day camps are offered and help with all activities during the Jefferson County Fair (June 24-July 1).


The day camp assistant will help set up, clean up, and work directly with youth during camps.


Organized, people-oriented, team player, and dependable.

The ability to lift 40 pounds and successfully pass a background screening are required for the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with youth is preferred. An interest in Extension, youth programming, and education is desirable.

Additional Information

To apply, please send the following to and include "Day Camp Assistant" in the subject line. 


Apply by February 29, 2024, for full consideration.

Questions? Please reach out to Courtney Burkhalter, County Director, at 641-472-4166

Job Type
Up to 24 hours per week, depending on camp schedule.
Wages (type)
Wages (status)
Application Deadline
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.

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