Diabetes Camp Counselor, SCF

Suffolk County Farm 4-H Camp, Diabetes Camp Counselor, Yaphank, NY

Position Summary:

Assist in teaching educational camp programs at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center.Assist with day-to-day operations of the Diabetes Camp Program.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 months volunteer or work experience.
  • Paid or volunteer experience working with children and the public.
  • Ability to understand and carry out educational program tasks and objectives.
  • Ability to work outdoors, performing various types of educational and physical activities.
  • Have an appreciation and understanding of the natural environment.
  • Must work for the full camp season, which includes training before camp and wrap-up after camp has ended.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional education and training in the field of education.
  • Additional education in environmental science, horticulture, animal science, agriculture, and natural science.
  • Some teaching experience.
  • Ability to assist with teaching and a keen interest in educating youth.
  • Leadership abilities.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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


Salary: Non-exempt $16.12 per hour

Hour: 30 hours per week

Dates: July 10, 2023 – July 21, 2023


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 resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload a cover letter 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 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 HR Department at hr-ccesuffolk@cornell.edu

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 February 14, 2023