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Purdue Extension-Spencer County Seeking Summer Assistant

Purdue Extension-Spencer County is seeking to fill a summer assistant position for 2022.  Job description is as follows: 

Position: 4-H Summer Assistant (May-August, start/end dates flexible)

Excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, reliable, dedicated individual with an interest in youth  development and 4-H programming.  

Job Responsibilities may include the following:

Coordinate and assist with 4-H activities and events, such as 4-H Camp, summer outreach programs, day camps, project workshops and trips. 

Coordinate and assist with 4-H and Extension-related activities and events at the Spencer County 4-H Fair, such as set up/clean up days, project check-in and livestock shows.

Provide clerical assistance to Extension Office staff, such as preparing mailings, typing and compiling newspaper/newsletter content, developing flyers and marketing material.   


  • At least 18 years of age; Minimum 1 year removed from 4-H membership; College and 4-H experience preferred
  • Must hold a valid drivers license and provide own transportation
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to take direction from Extension staff and ability to work well with others, both within the office team and with volunteers
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure, often with minimal supervision
  • Proficient computer experience, including Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as needed

 Interested individuals may send cover letter and resume to by March 25, 2022.  

Download a PDF of the job description here


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