4-H Food Stand Supervisor

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Counties Served

The role of the 4-H Food Stand Supervisor is to provide daily guidance to 4-H youth, parents and volunteers who help run the food stand while ensuring that all workers are following Serve Safe guidelines and license requirements. We are looking to hire 2 people for this role, each working up to 40 hours during the week of County Fair. Madison County Fair is July 19-23, 2023. The operation of the food stand will be completed with assigned Madison County 4-H clubs.

Applications close April 14, 2023, or until filled.


Fair Week Duties:

  • Open the Food Stand each morning of the fair.
  • Close the Food Stand each evening of the fair with help of the assigned 4-H Club.
  • Take daily inventory of food and paper supplies, etc. to determine needs.
  • Keep records of food and supplies
  • Coordinate/manage daily operation of the Food Stand with 4-H workers provided Wednesday through Sunday.
  • Maintain temperature records for food safety.
  • Ensure all workers are following Serve safe guidelines and license requirements.

There are various responsibilities for this role please follow the link in addition information to see the full job description. 

Additional Information


Both positions take one half-hour lunch break plus two 15-minute breaks.

Time Frame. Food Stand set up: July 15th. Stand is operational: July 16th and July 19-23rd.

Hours of food stand operation: Sat and Sunday of fair 6:30 am to 9:30 pm and Wed- Friday of fair 9:00 am – 9:30 pm

40 hours/week of fair

Mileage for use of the personal vehicle in the performance of approved duties will be paid at the current Madison County travel allowance rate

Employment is contingent on successful background screening.


To apply send resume to Lindsey Young at lindseyy@iastate.edu.

Job Type
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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