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Become a COVID Resource Assistant

Dutchess County is currently recruiting for COVID Resource Assistants. These are temporary positions (up to 30 hours/wk) for up to 12 months to assist in Dutchess County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assignments vary as follows:

  • Performing COVID rapid testing (training and PPE provided).
  • Data Entry/Clerical duties
  • Call taking for the COVID hotline to answer questions and provide information and support to callers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma/GED.

NOTE: For COVID testing assignment, preferred qualifications include experience as an EMT, Paramedic, LPN, CNA, RN or training in first aid and/or medical training

Rates of Pay:

COVID Testing:  $25/hour

Data Entry and Call Taking:  $15/hour


Depending on assignment, employees may be located at different offices throughout the County or may work remotely.

Download and Submit an Application and Preference of Assignment (.pdf)