Counselor-in-Training Coordinator, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Counselor-in-Training Coordinator, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

Participate in the general planning of the camp program.Assist with all camp program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned.Interpret safety and health regulations.Participate in staff meetings and training events as scheduled.Develop and implement learning activities for CITs.Set goals with CITs and foster teamwork to achieve goals.Facilitate group meetings to share ideas, evaluate progress, and plan to participate in camp events, ceremonies, etc.Responsible for ensuring that CITs are accounted for during scheduled unit times.Provide and receive regular feedback from counselors and senior administrative staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old to comply with NYS Department of Health regulations.
  • Experience working with children.
  • The ability to facilitate at least one program area.
  • Emotional maturity, good health, and vitality.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with campers and other staff members.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of college (30+ credit hours) and coursework in education, physical education, outdoor recreation, youth development, or a related field.
  • One or more years of experience as a camp counselor.
  • First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Lifeguard instructor certification

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 $4,500.00 full summer (depending on experience)

Schedule: EXEMPT – TEMP: June 5, 2023 – August 19, 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.

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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 26, 2022