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Current Openings

4-H Green Teen Program Manager Position

This job is now posted:

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This position will serve as the 4-H Green Teen Program Manager for Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County and will work under the direction and supervision of the Association 4-H Youth Development Issue Leader. This position will provide direction, organization, coordination, and management of all aspects of the assigned 4-H Green Teen Youth Development Programs, to include, but not be limited to: community gardening, career development, and workforce development; school and/or after-School programming; community programs; and other youth educational programs administered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County. This position will manage and coordinate collaborations with other CCEDC programs and partner organizations. The position will be responsible for enhancing 4-H Green Teen programs, resources and collaborations including school-based and after school programming as well as providing guidance and oversight to program volunteers. Represents the Association to the public, community leaders, government officials, and Cornell University.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with course work in community programming, farming/gardening or other relevant area of study and/or related Youth Development fields.
  • Minimum one year of relevant work experience.
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable motor vehicle/driving record requirements.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which will include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
  • Ability to analyze issues and to initiate, plan, organize, implement & evaluate informal educational programs addressing diverse audiences in assigned areas.
  • Ability to utilize computer technology to author reports and proposals, communicate internally and externally, prepare visuals, access information and learn and teach.
  • Experience presenting/teaching large or small groups of youth and/or volunteers.
  • Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and professional leaders, and clientele groups.
  • Ability to utilize resources effectively.
  • Ability to identify volunteers and develop volunteer leadership skills.
  • Ability to identify and utilize program resources within the community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual channels using traditional educational tools as well as electronic technology (e.g., video, audio, computers, etc.).
  • Ability to design and implement an effective marketing plan for assigned responsibilities including element of program marketing, legislative/sponsor marketing and organizational marketing.
  • Ability to carry out tasks requiring physical fitness, such as lifting heavy boxes, moving program supplies and setting up/taking down displays

All applications must be received online by December 2nd, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

For additional questions please contact Leah Cadwallader, Regional Human Resources Manager, e-mail LC267@cornell.edu or (845) 340-3990x314.

Applicants must apply online. Please go to above link for the application and other pertinent information.


4-H Program Educator

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County (CCEDC) 4-H Program Educator works under the supervision of the 4-H Program Leader to deliver educational programs to youth with special needs in Dutchess County which allow them to experience similar developmental opportunities to youth in traditional 4-H programs. This position will provide support and direction to the volunteers and youth engaged in the 4-H programs which serve youth with special needs and from minority groups. Duties include volunteer and youth participant recruitment and training. This position will also assist with assigned administrative aspects of these programs, including coordinating between partners in the grant and chairing the steering committee. In addition, the Educator will work with youth at in classrooms across the county as needed to provide a foundation for community engagement and integration for the target population. The Educator will work with the 4-H team to promote inclusivity and be an ally for the population served by the program.

This is a part time, 20 hours per week, benefits eligible position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree and two years paid or volunteer experience in a relevant field. GED/High School Diploma and three years transferrable program experience is acceptable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database management;
  • Commitment to creating and maintaining an environment that fosters youth development;
  • Enthusiasm and willingness for working in all agricultural settings;
  • Physical capable of doing frequent physical labor related to farming, sometimes in challenging weather conditions;
  • Ability to complete project reports and keep accurate records;
  • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity;
  • A valid NYS driver's license and reliable method of transport with the ability to drive, and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage and to transport youth are required;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work as part of a team;
  • Availability and willingness to work flexible hours regularly including nights and weekends; and
  • Availability and willingness to work additional hours immediately before, during and immediately following the Dutchess County Fair. 

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All applications must be received online by December 2nd, 2021. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

For additional questions please contact Leah Cadwallader, Regional Human Resources Manager, e-mail LC267@cornell.edu or (845) 340-3990x314.

Applicants must apply online. Please go to above link for the application and other pertinent information.

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.

Applicants must apply online. Please go to the WorkDay link for the application and other pertinent information. If you have any questions you may call 845-677-8223 x136.

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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 November 12, 2021