Afterschool Assistant

Iowa City
Base County
Counties Served

This part-time -OR- temporary internship position provides afterschool programming at two junior high schools in Johnson County. The Afterschool Assistant will work alongside a BBBS staff member to deliver hands-on educational activities on Wednesdays and Thursdays after school to follow the school calendar September-May.


1. Lead educational hands-on activities
2. Utilize and follow lesson plans provided through 4-H
3. Prepare/order materials needed for program activities
4. Assist in set-up and clean-up of program materials
5. Submit records of participation, evaluation, wage/mileage reports as required by the supervisor
6. Other duties as assigned


1. Ability to teach hands-on educational activities
2. Training and related experience in working with groups of youth including group management, communication skills, and ability to lead educational activities.
3. Teamwork and collaboration are essential.
4. Demonstrated ability to read, write and communicate verbally.
5. Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation, to fulfill the duties of the position
6. Must pass ISU Extension and Outreach background check and be approved by the Johnson County Agricultural Extension District Council

Additional Information

1. Wednesdays and Thursdays after schools beginning in September through May
* The remaining hours of work schedule can be flexible, dependent upon candidate’s availability.
2. This position requires routine office demands, including possibility of lifting of moderate weights

1. Wages will be determined on budgetary limitations. Wage range is between $17-$20/hour
2. This is a part time -OR- temporary position, 20 hours per week-- therefore, the employee will not receive paid holidays, vacation or sick leave in accordance with the current Office Policy
3. The employer will pay its portion of FICA and IPERS
4. Mileage for work related travel reimbursed at the federal rate

1. The 4-H Afterschool Assistant position is accountable to the employer, Johnson County Agricultural Extension District Council
2. The Regional Extension Education Director supervises this position. Programmatic supervision provided by the 4-H Youth Program Specialist


Please complete the application and return it to: Johnson County Extension and Outreach, c/o Katharinna Bain, 3109 Old Hwy 218 S., Iowa City, IA 52246 -OR- e-mail to no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 15thPlease include a completed application, cover letter, resume and list of references for our review.

Afterschool Assistant Job Description

Cover Letter-JoCo Afterschool Assistant

Johnson County Afterschool Assistant Application


Job Type
Part Time
Wages (type)
$17-$20 per hour
Application Deadline

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