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Cornell Cooperative Extension Camp Bristol Hills: Clerk - Canandaigua, NY in Canandaigua, New York

The mission of 4-H Camp Bristol Hills is to provide youth with a unique, fun outdoor experience under the guidance of positive role models, emphasizing positive social interaction, environmental awareness, and skill building.

The Camp Clerk is responsible for the operational oversight of the camp store, and acquisition of teaching/program supplies as requested by camp staff and approved by Camp Director/ Assistant Directors. The Camp Clerk is also responsible for financial record keeping and cash deposits with the Finance Manager at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County. The Camp Clerk is not required to live on the camp property but may choose to do so.


The Camp Clerk will assume this role on June 19, 2023, in order to assist the Camp Manager and Camp Administrative Assistant in preparing Camp Store Pre-Orders. The Camp Clerk will work one week of preparation, staff training week, and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates of camp are July 2 – August 11, 2023. Pending availability, the Camp Clerk could begin work as early as June 1.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of Camp Store Pre-Orders

  • Set up the physical Camp Store space

  • Conduct pre-season and weekly inventory

  • Train additional staff, as needed, in operation of cash register

  • Operate the Camp Store each day after lunch

  • Reconcile daily sales receipts with cash intake, and prepare weekly deposits in accordance with the Camp Store Manual of Operation

  • Coordinate with the Camp Director and Assistant Directors to collect materials requisition forms and purchase needed supplies. Coordinate with Food Service Director for food-related requests

  • Work with the Camp Manager to monitor sales and identify merchandise that may need to be reordered throughout the summer

  • Communicate with Camp staff regarding any materials that were unable to be acquired

  • Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules, policies, and traditions of the camp to the camper

  • Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior

  • Assume responsibility for health and welfare of campers in his/her bunk

  • Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers, and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.

  • Organize, plan, and lead camp programs

  • Other duties may be assigned as required

    Essential Functions

  • Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities

  • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times

  • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, and involvement and empowerment of youth

  • Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury or illness

  • Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns

  • Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior


  • 21 years of age or older

  • Driver’s License and successful completion of a motor vehicles background check

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers, and camp families

  • Incorporates teamwork and flexibility into their daily work style

  • Ability to work with peers

  • Ability to plan and lead programs


This is a full time, exempt position.

Salary and Benefit Details

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits are not available for this position.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

To be considered for this position, all candidates must:

  • Complete ALL sections of the online application and questionnaires.

  • Attach a Cover Letter.

  • Attach a Resume.


  • External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to the "Applying for a Job (External Candidate)" document for additional guidance here:

  • Internal Applicants: Current employees of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County are considered internal applicants. Please log into Workday to search jobs and apply using your professional profile.

Contact James Hooper at with any questions.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

Job Title:

Association Tmp Camp Clerk


No Grade - Annual

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Contact Name:

Kimberly Amey

Number of Openings:


Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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