Employment

Open 2021 Summer Camp Positions 

Sleepaway Camp and Day Camp positions available

  • Activity Leaders: Arts/Crafts, Music, Environmental Science, Nature, Animal Science, Horticulture, Sports, High Ropes/Rock Climbing, Outdoor Adventure, Hiking, Dance, Zumba, Performing Arts, Fishing, Farm, STEM,  and more
  • Aquatics Director (Waterfront)
  • Cooks / Kitchen Staff
  • Counselors (Must be 17 years or older)
  • Counselor in Training/Leadership Instructors
  • Lifeguards (Waterfront- Willing to train)
  • Maintenance Assistants
  • Overnight Safety Officer
  • Nurse 

To apply please submit the Summer Camp Staff Application, Supplemental employment application and two reference forms. Once all forms have been received, someone will contact you for an interview.

Click here for the Summer Camp Staff Application 

Click here for the Supplemental Employment Application

Click here for the Staff Reference Form

To view position descriptions please see below.


Activity Leaders: Arts/Crafts, Music, Environmental Science, Nature, Animal Science, Horticulture, Sports, High Ropes/Rock Climbing, Outdoor Adventure, Hiking, Dance, Zumba, Performing Arts, Fishing, Farm, STEM, and more

This position will serve as Program Area Coordinator (for assigned area**) for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: assisting with weekly program de sign,  implementing afternoon and evening programs and activities, assisting daily operations of the DPF 4-H Camp as directed; and supervising 4-H campers and counseling staff. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Camp Team Leader. (NOTE: This position includes cabin responsibilities.) **Area assignments include Arts & Crafts (i.e. craft, jewelry making, cooking, recycled crafts, etc.), Performing Arts (i.e. music, dance, drama, Zumba, etc.), Nature, Fishing, Environmental Science, STEM, Farm, Sports, Outdoor Adventure, High Ropes/Rock Climbing, Archery, and Counselor In-Training (CIT). 

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/XMLNAME-4-H-Camp-Activity-Leader---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025207

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Aquatics Director (Waterfront)

This position will serve as the Waterfront Coordinator for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: overseeing and coordinating the DPF 4-H Camp’s waterfront and swimming activities, and maintaining the standards that lead to a quality program. This position will identify and meet camper needs, and will operate waterfront programs in compliance with the American Red Cross requirements for water safety. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Camp Specialist. (NOTE: This position does not include cabin responsibilities.)

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/XMLNAME-4-H-Camp-Waterfront-Director---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025215-1

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Cook / Kitchen Manager

This position will serve as the Camp Kitchen Manager/Cook for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: directing all kitchen functions, planning meus, ordering food and supplies, and coordinating three (3) balanced meals and one (1) snack each day camp is in session. The Kitchen Manager/Cook must follow 4-H, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and New York State Department of Health guidelines in performing all position duties. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Team Leader. (NOTE: This position does not include cabin responsibilities.)

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Camp-Kitchen-Manager-Cook---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025214

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Cook / Kitchen Assistant

This position will serve as the Camp Kitchen Assistant for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: assisting in assigned areas of kitchen or dining room as determined by the Camp Kitchen Manager/Cook. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the Camp Kitchen Manager/Cook and/or 4-H Camp Director. (NOTE: This position does not include cabin responsibilities.)

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Camp-Kitchen-Assistant---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025213-1

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Counselors (Must be 17 years or older)

Senior Counselor

This position will serve as a Senior Camp Counselor for the DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: assisting with weekly program design and implementation of all the DPF 4-H Camp programs and activities, and providing overall supervision and direction to assigned Junior Camp Counselors and youth participating in camp programs and activities.  This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Camp Specialist. (NOTE: This position includes cabin responsibilities.)

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Senior-Camp-Counselor---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025205

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Junior Counselor

This position will serve as a Junior Camp Counselor for the DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York.  The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: assisting with weekly program design and implementation of all the DPF 4-H Camp programs and activities, and assisting in providing overall supervision of youth participating in camp activities. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director. (NOTE: This position includes cabin responsibilities.)

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Junior-Camp-Counselor---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025209

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


 Lifeguards (Waterfront- Willing to train)

This position will serve as a Counselor - Lifeguard for the DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: teaching and helping to coordinate the DPF 4-H Camp waterfront, boating and swimming activities, and helping to maintain standards that lead to a quality program. This position will identify and meet camper needs, and will operate waterfront programs in compliance with the American Red Cross and Suffolk County Department of Health requirements for water safety. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Camp Manager. (NOTE: This position includes cabin responsibilities.)

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Senior-Camp-Counselor---Lifeguard---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025206-1

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Maintenance Assistants

This position will serve as the Maintenance Assistant for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: assisting with providing up keep of camp grounds and buildings to maintain a safe and neat looking facility, and assisting with performing basic maintenance and custodial responsibilities. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director, Team Leader and/or Facilities Manager. (NOTE: This position does not include cabin responsibilities but may bunk in with campers.) 

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Maintenance-Assistant---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025208

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.


Overnight Safety Officer


Nurse

This position will serve as the Camp Nurse/Health Coordinator for DPF 4-H Camp, a residential summer camp owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Nassau County, located in Riverhead, New York. The primary responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to: supervising the health and cleanliness standards for the DPF 4-H Camp, and working cooperatively with the Camp Director and Camp Staff to ensure adequate physical health conditions for all staff and camp participants. This position accepts and performs all position duties outlined in this position description, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the DPF 4-H Camp Director and/or Team Leader. (NOTE: This position does not include cabin responsibilities but does include camper/staff supervision for ones staying in the health lodge.) 

HOW TO APPLY:

Click link to apply - https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/Camp-Nurse-Health-Coordinator---Riverhead--NY_WDR-00025212

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until close of day on August 16, 2021 and until a 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.

Contact Erika at eh482@cornell.edu with questions.

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: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

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.

Contact

Erika Hulver
HR/Payroll/Office Coordinator
eh482@cornell.edu
516-832-2591 Ext. 17

Last updated April 16, 2021