Fountain County Summer Assistant

Position Title: Fountain Co. 4-H Summer Assistant

Position Location:

Fountain Co. Extension Office

301 4th St.

Covington, IN 47932


Position Time Frame: May - August 2022, preferred

 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (Some Nights and Weekends may be REQUIRED)

Salary: $8.50 / hr.

20-25 Hours / week with some weeks with more hours as needed for events

Adam Tyler, County Extension Director at the office or by email at:


  1. Must provide own transportation.
  2. Must be willing to attend some night and/or weekend meetings and programs.
  3. Must be willing to work extended hours throughout time of employment.
  4. Must have good computer, organization and people skills.
  5. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Job Description:

The 4-H Summer Assistant will be hired and funded through the extension office county budget.

As 4-H Summer Assistant, the individual will be expected to assist the 4-H Youth

Development Extension Educator and to cooperate with Extension office staff in

preparation for and wrap-up of summer 4-H activities. The Summer Assistant will not be

expected to interpret policies set by the 4-H Council, Fair Board and Extension Office.

Job Responsibilities may include:

  1. Assist in planning and conducting workshops, including Mini 4-H Day.
  2. Coordinate activities and materials for the 4-H Fair.
  3. Keep a monthly report of activities.
  4. Work with the media concerning 4-H results and the publication of information on Social Media, News Papers and possibly Radio Spots.
  5. Assist with 4-H correspondence.
  6. Assist with Purdue Extension programming efforts as needed.
  7. Assist with the Junior Leader program.
  8. Complete tasks related to post-fair wrap up.
  9. Help enter projects at the Indiana State Fair and pick up if available.
  10. Complete any additional relevant Purdue Extension office or activity tasks.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 11, 2022

Application Available:

Purdue Extension- Fountain County website or pick up in person at the office

Fountain Co. Extension Office

301 4th St.

Covington, IN 47932


For further questions please reach out to the extension office at (765) 793-6240

Fountain County Summer Assistant

Fountain County Summer Assistant

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