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Summer Camp Employment

Are you interested in helping build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place, then this is the camp for you! Spend a wonderful summer at a Girl Scouts of Maine Camp! We have two resident camps with 30-40 staff and up to 60-130 girls who attend one (1) week to four (4) week sessions during our 5 week season.

Camp staff will assist in the day-to-day activities in their unit or programs areas and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. They should be enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working with girls.

Unit/Program Leaders are in charge of supervising their assigned unit or program area. They will recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving in the group. They will also plan and develop unit specific programming. Unit/Program assistants aid in guiding unit and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities, with an eye towards meeting the needs of each camper. Both positions will assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities.

Why spend a summer inside at a desk when you can have fun, develop leadership skills, and even add to your résumé?

Camp jobs are the best jobs and can help you grow professionally. See how skills you'll hone at camp can enhance your marketability for job opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • Beautiful outdoor setting
  • Room and board
  • Waterfront access including canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards
  • Nutritious meals with vegetarian option
  • Awesome staff
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Access to many hiking trails
  • Transportation for days off
  • SO MUCH FUN
Camp Pondicherry, Bridgton, ME

Mary Boyle
888-922-4763
mboyle@gsmaine.org

Job Postings at Camp Pondicherry

Current open positions: Archery, Baking, Biking, Canoeing, Challenge course (low), Cooking, Creative Arts, Hatchet Throwing, Hiking, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Land sports , Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Paddle boarding, Photography, Swimming, Theater, and Ukulele.

Assistant Camp Director for Programming
Main responsibility to create, facilitate and oversee all programming aspects of camp which include activity teaching, evening programs, special events and girls choice periods. Key person in the facilitation of GSME specific Trail master program. Work with and mentor staff on creating effective lessons and activity periods. Member of the camp administrative team.   

Campus Head
Main responsibility is to attend to the camper and staff emotional and mental wellbeing while at camp. Oversee all unit staff and provide regular check-ins. Communication with parents and families before, during and after camp session. Provide in service trainings for staff. Must be at least 21 years old and have previous camp leadership experience. Member of the camp administrative team.     

Wilderness Trip Leader
Plan, organize, and lead hiking and canoeing wilderness camping trips in Maine and New Hampshire. Seeking candidates with previous experience leading wilderness trips or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or a similar organization. Current Wilderness First Aid and lifeguarding certifications required. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

Registered Nurse
Current Maine License or ability to obtain. Duties include: Review camper medical history/ forms before arrival and contact parents with questions, opening day check in of campers, be available near the Health Center 24 hours a day and respond to emergencies, responsible for the general health and safety of all camp personnel and campers, and distribution of daily medications.

Kitchen/Sanitation Assistant
Work as a member of team to assist cooks and Food Service Director in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include dishwashing, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, food preparation, supervising the salad bar and sandwich station, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory.

Cook
Work as a member of team to assist the Food Service Director in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include meal preparation, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, supervising the kitchen/ sanitation assistants when Food Service Director is not present, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory.

Office Assistant
Responsible for general office duties assigned by Camp Director such as phone coverage, data entry, mail sorting, photo copying, and interacting with staff and parents.  Desire to interact positively with campers and staff on a daily basis.

How to Apply
To apply for any open position, fill out our online application.

For more information, contact Mary Boyle at 207-772-1177, mboyle@gsmaine.org, or visit our Camp page.



Camp Natarswi, Millinocket, ME

Treasa Wheeler
888-922-4763
twheeler@gsmaine.org

Job Postings at Camp Natarswi

Current open positions:

  • Camp Admin: Program Director
  • Waterfront Staffing: Waterfront Director, Assistant Waterfront Director, and Lifeguards
  • Program Staffing: Archery, Creative Arts, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Hatchet Throwing, and Rock-climbing
  • Unit Staffing: Trip Leader, Leaders and Assistants, CIT Director
  • Kitchen: Cooks and Kitchen Assistants
  • Health Center: Weekly Nurses and Weekend Nurse

Waterfront Staffing
Lifeguards Lifeguard will assist in both waterfront and in boating areas.  Lifeguards will teach both swimming and boating skills to campers.  Lifeguards will also assume unit responsibilities when not on the waterfront. Will assist in the day-to-day activities in their unit and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. They should be enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working with girls. Unit assistants assist in guiding unit and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities, with an eye towards meeting the needs of each camper. Assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities. Must be age 18 or older. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certificationsThe summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4 or August 25. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Assistant Waterfront Director
Assistant Waterfront Director will assist the Waterfront Director in directing and supervising the camp’s aquatics program on both the waterfront and boating area. Instruct campers in the boating area and maintain equipment and safety. Seeking candidates with previous experience in 2 or more of the following waterfront crafts; sailing, canoe, kayak or paddleboard. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must Be 18 or older.

The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4 or August 25. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Waterfront Director
Waterfront Director will direct and supervising the camp’s aquatics program on both the waterfront and boating area. Maintain all safety standards and equipment.  Instruct campers in swimming lesson and in boating area and maintain equipment and safety.  Also Maintain cmaper reocrds and assist for programs. Seeking candidates with previous experience as a Lifeguard or WSI and experience in 2 or more of the following waterfront crafts; sailing, canoe, kayak or paddleboard. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must Be 21 or older.

The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff.

Unit Staffing:
Unit Leaders, Unit Assistants, Unit Lifeguards, and Unit program staff

Program Staff:
Archery, Creative Arts, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Hatchet Throwing, and Rock-climbing

Camp staff will assist in the day-to-day activities in their unit or programs areas, and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. They should be enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working with girls. Unit / Program Leaders are in charge of supervising assigned unit or program area.  They will recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving in the group. Plan and develop unit specific programming. Unit/ program assistants assist in guiding unit and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities, with an eye towards meeting the needs of each camper. Both positions will assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities. Must be age 18 or older.

The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4 or August 25. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Trip Leader
Plan, organize, and lead hiking and canoeing wilderness camping trips in Maine. Seeking a similar organization. Current Wilderness First Aid and lifeguarding certifications required. We can assist candidates with previous experience leading wilderness trips or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

The summer season runs from end –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

JMG Leader
Teaching 21 outdoor skills, plan, organize, and lead hiking and canoeing camping trips in Maine. Seeking candidates with previous experience leading wilderness trips or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or a similar organization. Current Wilderness First Aid and lifeguarding certifications required. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

The summer season runs from end –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

CIT Director
The Counselor-In-Training/Camp-Unit Specialist will provide campers with the training, skills, and knowledge to be a counselor in the future, also assist these campers to design/implement all camp-wide events and activities. Will spend time supporting and mentoring other unit staff and assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities.

Must be age 21 or older. The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4 or August 25. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Program Director
The Camp Program Director will oversee all camp program and program staff, and will ensure a quality, enriching program is offered to all girls; will also assume responsibility for well-being of camp in the absence of the Camp Director or the Assistant Camp Director. Must have experience in 4 or more of the following:  Large group games, team challenge activities, Archery, Creative Arts, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Hatchet Throwing and Rock-climbing. Experience supervising and must be 25 or older. The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4 or August 25. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Kitchen Manager/Cook
Works with team to manage the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include meal preparation, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, supervising the kitchen/ sanitation assistants, restocking food items, inventory control, ordering, meal planning, budget, scheduling and leading kitchen staffing.

The summer season runs from end –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either 4.  Additional staffing opportunities in August and September weekends only.

Kitchen Assistant
Work as a member of team to assist Kitchen Manager and Assistant in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include dishwashing, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, food preparation, supervising the serving lines, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory.

The summer season runs from end –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 4. Additional staffing opportunities in August and September weekends only.

Summer Camp Nurse

Current Maine License or ability to obtain. Duties include: Review camper medical history/ forms before arrival and contact parents with questions, opening day check in of campers, be available near the Health Center 24 hours a day and respond to emergencies, responsible for the general health and safety of all camp personnel and campers, and distribution of daily medications.

The summer season runs from mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending August 4.  Weekend and Weekly nurse positions available.

How to Apply
To apply for any open position, fill out our online application.  

For more information, contact Treasa Wheeler at 207-989-7474, twheeler@gsmaine.org, or visit our Camp page.  



Camp Kirkwold, Readfield, ME

Mary Ellen Deschenes
888-922-4763
mdeschenes@gsmaine.org 

Job Postings at Camp Kirkwold

None at this time.