4-H Educator

4-H Educator, Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank NY

Position Summary:

Prepare and present all programs offered in the most current “Education Programs for Youth” brochure, both on farm and in schools, libraries, and other community settings.Assist with birthday parties and family programs.Assist with festivals and special events.Assist with day-to-day operations of Farm Education programs


  • Associates Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Education, or other related field, or High School Diploma and 2 years volunteer or work experience.
  • One year of paid or volunteer experience working with children and/or the public.
  • Ability to learn how to drive van and horse trailer and truck and livestock trailer.
  • Ability to lift 10-20 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Education, or other related field.
  • Additional education and training in the fields of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Natural Sciences, Human Development, Consumer Sciences and Education.
  • Additional teaching experience related to educational areas listed above.
  • Experience teaching subjects related to agriculture, animal sciences, natural sciences, human development and consumer sciences.


Three positions open

Part-Time: Non-exempt: 0-20 hours a week

Salary Range: $14.24 per hour


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 apply at this link:


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: Valerie Smith, HR Director – vs324@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.

Last updated September 6, 2019