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Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County

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Lead Camp Counselor

Lead Camp Counselor,

Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank, NY

Position

Summary:

Lead

CITs and Counselors through daily activities. Supervise campers and ensure

their safety at all times. Assist with day-to-day operations of the Suffolk

County Farm and Education Center Camp programs.Directly interact with camper’s parents and guardians.Assist camp educators with programs in animal

science, environmental science and agriculture.Maintain camp facilities. Promote development of a community-oriented

camp culture that emphasizes empathy, continuous improvement, and high

performance.

Required

Qualifications:

  • Attendance

in or graduation from a recognized college/university or equivalent.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Ability to

comply with Suffolk County Department of Health requirements.

  • Ability to

understand and carry out educational program tasks and objectives.

  • Ability to

work outdoors performing various types of educational and physical activities.

  • Ability to

handle health and safety issues and/or emergency situations.

  • Paid or

volunteer experience working with children and/or the public.

  • Have an

appreciation and understanding of the natural environment.

  • Must be able

to work for the full camp season. This includes training before camp and wrap

up after camp has ended.

  • Ability to

meet travel requirements associated with this position.

  • Ability to

work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred

Qualifications:

  • Additional

education and training in the field of education.

  • Additional

education in the areas of environmental science, horticulture, animal science,

agriculture and/or natural science.

  • Some

teaching experience.

  • Ability to

assist with teaching and a keen interest in educating youth.

  • Leadership

abilities.

  • A positive

and energetic attitude.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator

recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

Temp-Casual:Non-exempt

Salary Range:$14.54 per

hour

Work dates: June 30,

2020 – August 19, 2020

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin

immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is

obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a

resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the

“Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for

file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your

application. Once the

application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add

attachments.

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.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative

Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants;

please refer to the Applying for a Job

(Internal Candidate) document for

additional guidance.

Questions please contact:

Brittany Naumann

4H Education Program Manager

bn224@cornell.edu

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship

available.

The Association may make reasonable

accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and

employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an

accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are

encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at

(607) 255-6120, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

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.

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