Seasonal Camp Counselor

Seasonal camp counselor needed for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Suffolk County Farm & Education Center based at the Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank. Starting date is June 19, 2017 and ending date is August 18, 2017. Applicant must be able to work 8am-4pm Monday thru Friday.

Job Title: Seasonal Camp Counselor

Salary: $10.00 -$11.00 depending on qualifications

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Assist camp coordinators in teaching environmental science, animal science and agriculture programs at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center.
  2. Supervise campers and ensure their safety at all times.
  3. Responsible for leading campers through daily activities.
  4. Responsible for interacting and communicating with camper’s parents.
  5. Assist in maintaining proper site appearance and safety conditions.


  1. Must be reliable, responsible and prompt.
  2. Must be able to work with other people.
  3. Must be able to work the entire camp season.
  4. Must have experience working with children.
  5. Must have an appreciation and understanding of the natural environment.
  6. Preferred but not required:Training in the field of education and/or environmental science, animal science, horticulture or related sciences.


Position is full time, temporary employment

Closing Date: April 28, 2017 or until position is filled

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Send application, cover letter and resume to:


Vicki Fleming
4-H Youth Development Director / Farm Administator

Last updated April 4, 2017