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.

For full position descriptions, please click the position name to open and view the attached full position description.

SEASONAL – Agriculture – Program Assistant

One open position -- Seasonal, P/T temp position working 20 hrs. per week from June 1 – Dec. 31, 2022, as part of our Gleaning Program -- outdoors in the fields harvesting crops on a day to day schedule. Making pick-ups and deliveries of harvest produce to local agencies, food banks, farms, etc. Must be able to lift & move up to 50 lbs.; valid, clean driver’s license; willing and able to drive 16 ft. truck – no commercial license required. Willing to get dirty. Collecting and recording of data, receipts, with use of Outlook, Word, Excel.

If interested, email your resume to Peggy at pk333@cornell.edu
Compensation rate $18.00 per hour.
Cornell Cooperative Extension, 845-344-1234.

Environment & Energy Program Manager

The CCE Dutchess Environment & Energy Program currently has an open job posting for five (5) Energy Advisor positions to join their team. These positions will continue and expand on the work that CCE has been implementing in the Mid-Hudson region to assist residents, small businesses, and non-profits to access energy efficiency and clean energy programs. More information about that work can be found HERE. We encourage applications from candidates who have related skill sets but may lack direct experience with delivering programing around energy topics. On the job training will be provided, therefore a candidate with a related skill set and a strong desire to learn more about these topics could excel in a position such as these. We also hope to hire individuals local to the Mid-Hudson region with a passion for educating and empowering individuals in their own community.

The full job posting, as well as information on how to apply, can be found HERE. Applications must be submitted via this webpage and are due by July 27, 2022.

Each of the 5 positions will have a different primary work site location within the Mid-Hudson region: Millbrook, NY (covering all of Dutchess County); Brewster, NY (covering all of Putnam County); Middletown, NY (covering all of Orange County); Kingston, NY (covering all of Ulster County); and Stony Point, NY (covering all of Rockland County).

Each position is a full time, exempt, benefits eligible position. Compensation paid at the rate of $51,480.00 per year. Excellent benefits, based on eligibility, including:

  • Vacation (21 days per/year), Sick (12 days/year) and Personal time (5 days/year)
  • Paid Holidays
  • NYS Health Insurance Program (including Dental Insurance)
  • NYS Retirement
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity
  • Voluntary Flexible Spending Accounts
  • And more!

Family & Consumer Sciences Educator

The Family & Consumer Sciences Educator is responsible for providing leadership in planning, implementing, developing, promoting, and evaluating educational programs in the area of human nutrition and foods, health and food safety issues, public health, financial management, family economics, and family well-being that will assist Orange County individuals and families in managing decisions for health and household stability. In conjunction with the Family & Consumer Sciences Issue Leader, develops program objectives and plans within assigned areas of responsibility. Works as a team member in addressing local, regional, and statewide programming priorities. May assist as a multi-association team member in the area of food and nutrition, public health, family economics, and family well-being. Involved in the organizational responsibilities and leadership development, including the direct supervision of staff and grants management. Full-time, 40 hrs. per week, benefits eligible. Master’s degree in Nutrition, Health, Public Health, Family Life Skills, Education, or related discipline.

All interested candidates must apply online at: 

Salary $60,626. Annually. This is a full time, benefits eligible position, working 40 hrs. per week.

Deadline for applying is Sept. 8, 2022. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Child Care 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 HERE.


Peggy Kral
Executive Administrator
845-344-1234 Ext.223

Last updated September 20, 2022