Summer Intern

Base County
Counties Served
  • Assist in planning and implementation of many camps/workshops through the summer.
  • Assist with preparation and implementation of county fair.
  • Assist with preparation of exhibits for Iowa State Fair.
  • Recruitment of and correspondence with county fair helpers.
  • Assist in general office duties, including answering phones, making copies, handling walk-in clientele and light cleaning/organizing.
  • Provide pre and post event publicity via newspapers, radio, direct mail and personal contact.
  • Assist staff with preparation of material for youth programs.
  • Provide staff reports to the Kossuth County Extension Council
  • Take part in the Kossuth & Palo Alto County Economic Development Summer Intern Program.
  • Minimum one year of college completed (would consider 2024 high school graduate based on experience and qualifications)
  • Interest in working with youth
  • Experience as a member or volunteer in the 4-H program is desirable
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to youth and adults
  • Ability to work with office equipment and computer programs
  • Experience in working with groups and leading group activities
  • Responsible, dependable, and good organizational skills
  • Preference to candidates with knowledge of Kossuth County
  • Access to transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Must pass child protection safety screening process
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds
Additional Information
  • Period of employment is May - August 2024 (dates TBD)
  • Work hours will generally fall between Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and Friday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, with some evening and weekend hours as scheduled

Download application and electronically submit resume and completed application to Jane Koppen,

Job Type
30-40 hours per week
Wages (type)
Application Deadline

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