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    4-H Camp, Camp Counselor

Suffolk County Farm 4-H Camp, Camp Counselor, Yaphank, NY

Position Summary:

Lead CITs and Counselors through daily activities.Supervise campers and always ensure their safety.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 animal science, environmental science, and agriculture programs.Maintain camp facilities.Promote the 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.

  • 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 emergencies.

  • Paid or volunteer experience working with children and the public.

  • Have an appreciation and understanding of the natural environment.

  • Must work for the entire camp season, including training before camp and wrap-up after camp has ended.

  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.

  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.

  • The candidate must be able to work effectively with a wide range of diverse young people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional education and training in the field of education.

  • Additional education in environmental science, horticulture, animal science, agriculture, and 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.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and support diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION DETAILS:

Salary: Non-exempt $15.00 -16.00 per hour (depending on experience)

Hour:38 hours per week

Dates: July 5, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Applicants need to:

  • 1.Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

  • 2.Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

  • 3.Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in 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.

Apply HERE (https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Camp-Counselor--Suffolk-County-Farm--Yaphank--NY_WDR-00029640)

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 their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Human Resources at (631) 727-7850 or via email at HR-CCESuffolk@cornell.edu

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. 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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