County Home Demonstration Agent

Develop and conduct programs for individuals in rural communities.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $74,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do County Home Demonstration Agents do?

Develops, organizes, and conducts programs for individuals in rural communities to improve farm and family life: Lectures and demonstrates techniques in such subjects as nutrition, clothing, home management, home furnishing, and child care. Visits homes to advise families on problems, such as family budgeting and home remodeling. Organizes and advises clubs, and assists in selecting and training leaders to guide group discussions and demonstrations in subjects, such as sewing, food preparation, and home decoration. Writes leaflets and articles and talks over radio and television to disseminate information. Participates in community activities, such as judging at rural fairs and speaking before parent-teachers associations. May direct 4-H Club activities [FOUR-H CLUB AGENT].


Should I be a County Home Demonstration Agent?

You should have a master's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: County Demonstrator, County Home Demonstrator, Farm Demonstrator, Home Agent, Home Demonstration Agent See More

    How to Become a
    County Home Demonstration Agent

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