Fair Assistant

Base County
Van Buren
Counties Served
Van Buren

Assist extension office with Van Buren County Fair.


• Assist County Youth Coordinator with county fair events.
• Assist with pre-fair preparation and activities.
• Be assigned other duties as dictated by the needs of the County Youth Coordinator.
• Be well organized.
• Be able to work cooperatively with other adults as well as with children.
• Willing to be a productive member of Extension team, including office staff, volunteers, 4-H & Youth, and the County Extension Council.



• Experience with youth and parents.
• Educational background in education and/or youth development preferred.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
• Employment contingent on successful screening in Child Protection Safety Program.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision from professional staff & supervise others.
• Experience using computer

Additional Information

July 17th to July 31st, approximately 120 hours. If more time is needed, it must be approved by the Extension Council. Daily start/end time may vary with fair activities. If more time is needed, it must be approved by the Extension Council. Daily start/end times may vary with fair activities.

• This position will involve indoor/outdoor fair shows with hot July days, rain or shine; livestock shows; understanding/supporting fair rules; and unforeseen situations.
• Some lifting will be required.
• An Iowa driver’s license and access to transportation are required.
• The applicant will be required to pass a DHS background check.

• Report to County Youth Coordinator and Van Buren County Extension Council.


Please send a completed application and resume to Cindy Hall, Regional Director with "Van Buren Fair Assistant" in the subject line

hallc@iastate.edu. If you have questions about this position, contact Cindy Hall at hallc@iastate.edu or call 641-751-6753

This position is open until filled


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