Green Chimneys

Program Manager (Full Time Permanent)

Room/Board Included- Carmel, NY

Reporting to the Assistant Director, this position will be responsible for the development and implementation of program activities for three seasons public program at Clearpool and Green Chimneys summer camps. The Program Manager will oversee all curriculum development for each group of students, participate in fairs/events to increase market awareness, develop and maintain relationships with partner organizations, train and supervise full-time and temporary staff, and handle the day to day operations of the Three Season Program and Summer Camps.


Bachelor’s Degree required, but will consider non-degreed candidate with equivalent experience. Must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ administrative experience; 2 years’ supervisory experience; and experience working in Outdoor Education and/or camp programs. The Program Manager must have Responding to Emergencies and CPR for the Professional Rescuer OR the ability to obtain certification within the first 3 months of employment. 


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Vocational Education at Boni-Bel Farm Internship Full Time April-November

Room/Board/Stipend- Brewster, NY

Green Chimneys (a non-profit located in Brewster, New York) has an opening in our Boni-Bel Farm Internship. Interns guide therapeutic/recreational activities such as maintaining a flock of organic chickens and preparing fresh eggs for sale, making gift baskets, bee-keeping, harvesting vegetables, maple sugaring, and assisting in special events such as Saturday Farm Markets.


Interns vocationally train students with special needs how to run an organic farm. Experiential 1:1 vocational sessions guided by interns are designed to help individual students following New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards.


A key goal in special education is to prepare students for adulthood by providing career development and vocational training. Agricultural settings offer a rich opportunity to build such life skills. Boni-Bel Organic Farm & Country Store, just a half-mile from the Brewster campus, offers opportunities for Green Chimneys students to learn and perfect a trade of their interest. Our professional farm staff at Boni-Bel models sustainable agricultural practices, and students are involved in the operation of the farm including organic vegetable/fruit production (from cultivating soil to seed propagation and planting to harvesting), landscaping, bee-keeping, maple syrup production, small machine operation. Students practice retail and customer service skills at the Country Store while selling products (vegetables, Maple syrup and crafts made at the farm or locally) to the public.

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