Summer Assistant

Red Oak
Base County
Counties Served

Montgomery County Extension Council is seeking up to two (2) motivated and enthusiastic candidates to serve as Summer Assistants. Qualifications for the positions: organized, people-oriented, team player, dependable, ability to work with limited supervision, proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience in 4-H is preferred; an interest in Extension, youth programming, and education is desirable.

Job Application: Summer Assistant Job Application


The Montgomery County Extension Summer Assistant will work primarily with youth programs, summer events and county fair. The events and activities for 2024 can include but are not limited to summer day camps, project workshops and the Montgomery County Fair.
In addition to assisting with the above activities, you will be exposed to a wide variety of work experiences. Other duties assigned throughout the summer may include:
•Assisting with county fair and state fair entry processing
•Assisting with database entry and coordination
•Preparing and organizing workshop/camp/fair materials as necessary
•Assist with pre-fair, during fair, and post-fair activities
•Conduct evaluations and summarize all activities
•Prepare press releases and provide social media management
•Other clerical duties, staff support and customer service as the need arises


•Complete a successful background screening.
•Computer skills.
•Ability to communicate well orally and in writing.
•Licensed driver and access to reliable transportation.
•Ability to work with the public and reflect customer service skills with both youth and adults.
•Personal skills such as commitment to the job, self-motivation and self-starter, organization, the ability to multi-task and problem solve, positive attitude, self-confidence, flexibility, and the ability to be a productive member of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

•An interest in Extension, 4-H, youth programming, agriculture, and education desirable.
•4-H experience and knowledge preferred, either as a member or volunteer.
•Creativity is a plus.

Additional Information

Send your application and current resume to by December 31st, 2024. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Montgomery County is located at 400 Bridge Street, Ste. 2, Red Oak, IA 51566.

Job Type
Part Time
30- 40 Hours Per Week
Wages (type)

•An hourly wage commensurate with experience and education
•Employers share of FICA
•Reimbursement for work related travel and meals
•Paid holidays that occur during the employment periodApplication

Application Deadline

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