Now Hiring:

Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development- Assistant/Associate/Full Extension Professional for Lafayette and Ray County: All applicants must go to for job details and to apply. Look for Job # 28475An earned master’s degree with minimum of 24 hours of upper level coursework in one or more of the following areas: child, adolescent, and adult human development; education, learning theory and learning strategies; organizational systems and human resource management; community development/partnerships; and volunteerism.  Degrees in education, social work, child/family/human development, psychology, sociology, community development, and leisure studies represent some of the fields of study of successful applicants.

Nutrition & Health Specialist for Ray and Lafayette County. All applicants must go to for job details and to apply. An earned master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, health, exercise physiology, public health, food science or related area with appropriate coursework exhibited is required. A doctorate is preferred.

Part-time 4-H Youth Program Associate for Ray County, NW Region. Twenty-hours a week, flexible hours, some weekends and evenings. ll applicants must go to for job details and to apply. Look for Job # 25913.


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Your community classroom

MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Ray County. We connect people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of our communities. MU Extension in Ray County is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

MU Extension partners with the  Ray County Commissioners and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the Ray County Extension Council provide guidance in identifying those needs to ensure that our educational programs are relevant, reliable and responsive.

Whether it’s resources for yourself or your family, farm, business or community, we invite you to explore our website, call or email to learn how we can help you.


Focus on Kids

All classes will be held from 2:30-5:00 at the Ray County Extension Center, Eagleton Civic Center, 1015 W. Royle Street, Richmond, MO 64085. The cost is $35 per person. Pre-registration is required, to register contact:  Circuit Clerk, 816-776-2235, 100 W Main St Ste 22, Richmond, MO 64085.  FOCUS on KIDS contact:  Jessica Trussell, 660-646-0811.

If your case is being heard in Ray County, contact the Circuit Court in this county. If your case is being heard in another county or out-of-sate, and you wish to take one of the classes listed above, contact:  Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County University of Missouri Extension 660-646-0811 or email:


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