Summer AmeriCorps Position

Base County
Counties Served

Graceland University AmeriCorps Youth Launch is seeking 3 minimum-time members (300 hours) to serve with the Union County Extension Office.


Members will lead youth activities through the extension office including planning, organizing, and running day camps and youth activities at the county fair and farmers’ markets and assisting with the 4-H program where needed.


Applicants must be at least 17 years old at the start of employment.

Additional Information

Interested candidates need to submit an application (see below link) and resume to Jodi Hitz at or drop off at the office at 500 E. Taylor Street, Suite A., Creston, IA  50801.

Deadline to apply is March 15, 2024 at noon to the extension office. Interviews will be scheduled with potential candidates in late March. Term of employment may start in April or May and must be completed by August.

AmeriCorps application

Job Type
Minimum-time (300 hours) through the summer

Members are provided a living stipend and an education award, which can be applied to past educational loans or future tuition.

Application Deadline

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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