Summer Assistant

Base County
Counties Served

JOB DESCRIPTION – Summer Assistant rev. 7/1/2020
Washington County 4-H Program Assistant/Summer Intern: 1 temporary position available-
Start/End date to be determined; approx. mid May to August, approx. 40 hours/week, wage
commensurate with experience.


1. Assist with the organization of county 4-H/county fair youth activities and events, including: 4-H
educational presentations; clothing event; judging schedule for home economics, science, mechanics
and arts; assist with fair livestock events; and other assigned responsibilities associated with the 4-H
program, fair events, and activities.
2. Recruit and work with volunteers for Youth/4-H activities in a team atmosphere.
3. Use a computer for online data entry. Other computer skills valued using word, excel, publisher.
4. Assist and provide support for Washington County Youth programs throughout time specified in an
on-going basis as needed. May include summer camps for youth.
5. Provide for Youth Program leadership and volunteer support, serve as resource person; some evening
and weekend work required


1. Knowledge of the 4-H community club program.
2. Experience in leadership positions associated with youth development programs
3. Experience using a computer for data entry and word processing
4. Valid driver’s license and access to a car
5. High school diploma or equivalent, post high school education preferred
6. The employee will submit to and successfully pass the mandatory Child Protection screening and
background check

Job Type
Wages (type)

Benefits: This position is temporary. The employee will receive none of the following: paid holidays,
vacation/sick leave, insurance benefits, or IPERS . The employer will pay its portion of FICA.

Application Deadline
This position will remain open until filled

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