Assistant Camp Director for Wellness, PDC

Assistant Camp Director for Wellness, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

Responsible for camper well-being and successful adjustment to camp. Support a community-oriented camp culture that emphasizes acceptance, cooperation, and empathy. Lead problem-solving and conflict-resolution processes that effectively address campers' emotional well-being, health, and behavioral issues. Supervise Unit Coordinators and CIT Coordinator. Assist with staff selection, training, and evaluation. Supervised by Camp Director and serves as Camp Director in his/her absence.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 25 years old or have a Bachelor's degree to comply with NYS Department of Health regulations.
  • Must have at least 24 weeks of administrative or supervisory experience in camping or related experience
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Must be able to live on site.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree or course work in education, youth development, outdoor recreation, physical education, or a related field.
  • Valid driver's license

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and Educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO and Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary: Starting at $7,700 full summer (depending on experience)

Schedule: EXEMPT – TEMP: June 5, 2023 – August 21, 2023

For More Information Please Contact:

Lisa Goldberg

Camp Operations Manager


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

Applicants need to:

  • Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • 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 be unable to change your submission or add attachments.


No relocation or VISA Sponsorship is 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 ext. 242 or via email at

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.

Last updated October 27, 2022