Health Assistant - Peconic Dunes

Health Assistant, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

Assist with implementing approved plan for camper health and safety. Under supervision of Health Director, maintain campers' health records and medicines. Respond to camper and staff injuries and illness and applying first aid as needed. May assist with opening day health screening for overnight campers. Reports to Health Director and Assistant Health Director.

Required Qualifications:

  • LPN or EMT licensed to practice in New York State;
  • Certifications in CPR/AED and epi pen.
  • Able to lift up to 20 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or background in school, visiting or public health nursing, desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Hourly Rate: $25.00

Benefits: No Benefits

Date Position Available: June 17, 2019 – August 24, 2019

Two positions available:

Various shifts Monday through Sunday


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:

Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901

(631) 852 – 8629, Ext. 8,

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:

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 January 14, 2019