Farm Educator - Part Time

Part Time Educator Position Available

Educator needed for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Suffolk County Farm & Education Center based at the Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank. Starting date is somewhat flexible.

Job Title: Educator

Job Classification: Temporary Program - Casual

Salary: $13.69 per hour, 0-20 hours per week

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Teach agriculture, environmental science, animal science, and historical educational programs at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center during weekday, evening, and weekend hours as needed.
  2. Facilitate weekend family programs on the farm including birthday parties, and assist with festivals and special events.
  3. Conduct classes in libraries, classrooms and other community settings.
  4. Assist with day-to-day operations of the Farm Education programs.


  1. Graduation for a recognized high school or equivalent and 1 year volunteer or work experience working with children and/or the public.
  2. Ability to meet the travel demands of the position.
  3. Must have ability to learn how to drive van and horse trailer and truck and livestock trailer.
  4. Ability to work evenings and weekends as essential job functions require.
  5. Must be reliable and able to work independently.
  6. Must be able to work with other people.
  7. Ability to pass Motor Vehicle Screen


  1. A personal car may be needed for on-job transportation, with reimbursement for mileage.

Closing Date: until position is filled

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Send application, cover letter and resume to:


Allison Grief
Suffolk County Farm & Education Center
350 Yaphank Avenue
Yaphank, NY 11980


Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Allison Grief
Education Program Coordinator

Last updated April 18, 2017