Employment Opportunities

All applications for employment with Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment System . We do post available job opportunities on this page when they become available with links to the Cornell website, for your convenience.  

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 are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Program Coordinator - Part Time

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers research-based support to gardeners through our community horticulture and Master Gardener Volunteer programs. The Program Coordinator will organize and coordinate activities relating to all Agriculture Master Gardener Volunteer programs and events; coordinate all aspects of reporting process; provide assistant to Agriculture educators and staff. The position will assist in coordination of classes, gather resources, provide guidance to volunteers and staff, scheduling, collect data and evaluations and work with an amazing group of volunteers. This is a part-time position, working 20 hours per week and benefits eligible. Must demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Applications, Qualtrics, Canva. See attached position description for full requirements.

All interested candidates must apply online at https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/details/Program-CoordinatorMaster-Gardeners---Middletown--NY_WDR-00046912

All applications must be received online by August 6, 2024. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

See attached position description for full details. Click HERE

SNAP-Ed Nutritionist

Do you love food, movement, and community? Our SNAP-Ed Nutritionist position may be the perfect place for you. Our passionate and diverse team is looking for our newest Nutrition Educator to connect with local communities in the Sullivan County area. As a SNAP-Ed Nutritionist, you provide education directly to community members, offering insights and examples of how to save time, save money, and eat healthy on a limited budget. Based in Sullivan County, this position is part of a 9-county regional team, and a statewide initiative, providing opportunity for new and exciting connections and skill building. As a part of the SNAP-Ed Hudson Valley team, you are also a part of Cornell Cooperative Extension, a great organization with excellent health benefits, and the NYS Employee Retirement System. Required qualifications are noted below, including a Master's Degree in Nutrition, Health Education, and/or Public Health.

Full time, exempt, benefits eligible, 40 hours per week. See full position description – CLICK HERE.

Seasonal Program Assistant - Gleaning Program

Join an amazing team working within Orange County providing assistance to residents in need. Our Gleaning Program harvest produce from local farms and delivers to the local food pantries, churches, and other organizations to supplement residents in need. This position will assist in implementing, harvesting and delivery of produce. Harvesting in the fields on a day-to-day schedule. Will be responsible for boxing and delivering and reporting data reflecting the quality of deliveries. This position works outdoors daily and will be getting dirty. Outlook calendar, Word, and Excel experience needed. Hourly position working up to 25 hours per week, beginning June 1 through Dec. 31, 2024. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or more and willing to learn to drive 16-foot refrigerated truck & van. Clean driver's license is required by insurance rules and no special license is needed to drive the vehicles.

This is a non-exempt, hourly position with a compensation rate of $19.00 per hour.

All interested candidates need to submit letter of interest along with resume via email to pk333@cornell.edu. Deadline for applying is June 28, 2024.

See attached position description for full details. Click HERE

Childcare Providers Needed

CCE Orange County Relatives As Parents Program, better known as RAPP, is currently looking to hire Child Care Providers to assist in planning and carrying out early childhood group settings and activities for a wide range of development from infant to school age. Parents/Guardians will be participating in parenting education workshops while children are cared for in a separate space.

Workshop series meet weekly for six (6) to eight (8) weeks. If more than six (6) children in a group, a second Child Care Provider will be present. Workshops are due to begin shortly. 

Compensation is $17.00 per hour. 

Anyone interested please email Peggy at pk333@cornell.edu
with a cover letter, resume or contact information in order to connect with you.

Please see full position description, Click HERE.

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Peggy Kral
Executive Administrator
(845) 344-1234, Ext.223

Last updated July 12, 2024