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Natural Environment Educator – Hudson, NY
of Columbia & Greene Counties is seeking a full time (35 hours/week)
qualified and experienced incumbent responsible for providing youth-centered
garden-based and environmental awareness education utilizing a variety of
methods for the 4-H club program and community sites including schools,
libraries and after-school programs. The educator also serves as a team member
and assists in evaluating the Association’s 4-H Youth Development Program. The educator also performs 4-H management and other administrative
responsibilities, with emphasis on volunteer recruitment, training, and support.
All applications must
be received on-line by August 23, 2019.
Position closing dates may change based on Association
4-H Natural Environment Educator application and details.
Degree in Youth Development, Education, Horticulture, Environmental Studies or
related field (Associate’s Degree in Youth Development, Education,
Horticulture, Environmental Studies or related field and two years
transferrable program/functional experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s
Degree) and one-year related experience
Requirements: Ability to meet frequent travel requirements associated with this
position. A valid NYS driver's license with the ability to drive and driving
record acceptable for agency insurance coverage is required. Transports youth
participants to county and state fairs, trips, etc. Frequently uses personal and/or Association
to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and/or weekends, as
Skills – Ability to effectively deliver related programs and training. Serve as
an effective subject matter resource for youth, volunteers, schools, community
youth organizations, committees, and others. Maintain program participant and
volunteer data confidentiality. Ability to effectively participate in
professional team efforts.
Skills – Ability to effectively coordinate program efforts including data
management and reporting, scheduling and coordinating programs and events,
compiling and maintaining materials and resources, following financial
& Marketing Skills - Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in
writing with youth, volunteers, community youth organizations, employees, and
others through a variety of media. Ability to effectively market program through social, print and other
media, resulting in robust program participation. Ability to recruit youth,
volunteers, schools, community youth organizations and others for the program.
Ability to relate effectively to co-workers, advisors, community and
Skills - Proficiency or ability to learn and effectively use software including
use of the internet, program-related software, and Microsoft Office Suite
including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Excel.
Environment – In addition to the Working Conditions; the work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential
functions. This position works in a typical office environment. In addition,
the position regularly lifts, moves, or transports program-related materials
and equipment. The position regularly
works in outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat and cold,
precipitation, and in environments like county and state fairs, farms, schools
and community events.
in Youth Development, Horticulture, or Environmental Studies.
youth development experience such as a camp counselor, afterschool program
educator, or related experience.
working with volunteers and volunteer management.
ability to utilize computer technologies for educational and communication
This is a non-exempt,
full time (35 hours/week) position.
Excellent benefits, based on
eligibility, including: Paid time off; NYS Health Insurance Program (including
Dental Insurance); NYS Retirement; Long-term Disability Insurance; Tax-Deferred
Annuity; Flexible Spending Accounts; Group Universal Life Insurance; Personal
Accidental Insurance; Legal Plan Insurance; Long Term Care Insurance; Auto and
Homeowner’s Insurance; Pet Insurance; New York’s College Savings Program
relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.
Taste NY Market Clerks
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE AT THE
WEBSITE ADDRESS BELOW.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene
Counties has openings for part-time Taste NY Market Clerks at the Taste NY
Market located at the Capital Region Welcome Center in New Baltimore on the NYS
Thruway (2 miles north of Coxsackie). Depending on the number of hours
per week, benefits may be available including health insurance, NYS retirement,
paid leave and more. $15 per hour.
Taste NY Market Clerks work under the direction and supervision
of the Taste NY Market Manager and Taste NY Assistant Market Manager. Primary
responsibilities include assisting with management of inventory, operation of
cash register, cash controls, transportation of inventory to the store,
customer service, food service and record keeping.
Under the guidance of the supervisor, helps to keep the
store visually distinctive and impeccably maintained – cleaning, preparing
product demonstrations, restocking, refilling supplies, etc.
Clerks also discuss Columbia County & Greene County
agriculture and local foods with customers to engage them in these areas and to
provide information upon request about the food and farm products sold in the
Taste NY Clerk application and details.
CCE provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Last updated August 12, 2019