Madison County Extension Hiring Summer 4-H Program Intern

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Madison County

4-H Summer Program Intern

Position Description
Position is responsible for working with the Madison County Extension staff to facilitate research-based programming throughout Madison County. Intern will develop lesson plans utilizing research-based curriculum provided by Extension. This individual will be responsible for planning, organizing, and facilitating lessons to the youth. Intern will be expected to help with Madison County Fair as needed. Must be reliable, detail-orientated, self-motivated and work well with kids.
• Create detailed lesson plans utilizing research-based curricula
• Organize supplies and equipment for programs as scheduled by County Youth Coordinator
• Communicate with host-site coordinator as needed via email
• Chaperones youth on field trips, day camps and conference/retreats
• Prepare for county fair: process entries and organize materials
• One year of college completed, minimum
• Enjoy building positive relationships with youth and adult clients
• Comfortable speaking and presenting to groups
• Reliable transportation
• Successful completion of Child Protection and Safety Program/background screening
• Possess computer skills including email, internet, Microsoft Office programs
• Well organized and capable of managing duties and schedules
• Available during the entire Madison County Fair, with the ability to work long hours
• Able to lift 40 pounds
• Knowledge of 4-H Program, specifically program priority areas: STEM, Healthy Living, Arts and Communication, and Civic Engagement & Leadership
• Experience working with diverse audiences
• Education Major or similar
• Experience preparing youth-centric lesson plans
• Experience with formal and informal education settings
Temporary, Full-time position beginning May - Aug (Tentative). 40s/week. Work hours will generally fall between Monday-Friday 8am-4:30 pm with a 30-minute lunch. Occasional evening and weekend hours to be expected. Must be available to work during the Madison County Fair.

Send Application, Resume and Cover Letter to Nicole Navin at

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