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Learn about job opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


Current Openings

Energy Navigator & REALIGN Program Manager

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County Energy Navigator and REALIGN (Roundtable for Energy Affordability in Low-Income Groups and Neighborhoods) Program Manager will work under the direction and supervision of the Environment & Energy Program Leader. This position will provide direction, organization, coordination, and management of all aspects of the Energy Navigator Volunteer Program and the REALIGN Program, to include, but not be limited to: volunteer recruitment and management; training of volunteers utilizing a provided curriculum; networking and engaging with local project partners; organizing and facilitating regional partner meetings community with project funders; and other related responsibilities. This position will manage and coordinate volunteer outreach to community members utilizing a “neighbor-to-neighbor” approach and at community events focused in the cities of Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Kingston. The position will be responsible for enhancing the current Energy Navigator Volunteer Program resources and collaborations as well as providing guidance and oversight to the Energy Navigator volunteers. This position will also be responsible for organizing and coordinating all of the details of four regional stakeholder meetings/events engaging relevant stakeholders and partners on energy affordability and streamlining the referral of low-income residents into various assistance programs in the region. Represents the Association to the public, community leaders, government officials, and Cornell University.


Todd Hill Market Sales Clerk

The Taste NY at Todd Hill Market Sales Clerk supports the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill. Primary responsibilities include assisting customers in a food service setting, maintaining clean and organized work stations and ensuring a clean guest area. Clerk provides quality beverages and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards, follows health safety and sanitation guidelines for all products. Anticipates customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customers for cues. Inspect the store for cleanliness, organization and refill supplies as needed. The clerk is expected to discuss Dutchess County agriculture and local foods with customers, utilizing provided information and engage them in the areas of local agriculture products sold in the store. Candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively with managers and co-workers.

There are four positions available - 15-18 hours per week each.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education.
  • Ability to complete basic math in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work with the public;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a cash register;
  • Ability to use or learn to use MS Word and excel;
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Apply by calling 845-677-8223 x100


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Dutchess County provides equal program and opportunities. No person shall be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or qualified disability.

Last updated March 18, 2020