Jobs at Camp

Summer Camp Jobs at Kingsley Pines

Kingsley Pines is a coed, noncompetitive, overnight camp for ages 8-16 located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. The camp season begins June 16, 2023. It consists of one week of staff orientation, seven weeks of children’s camp, and two weeks of family camp. The employment period varies between eight and ten weeks, ending either August 12 or August 25. Most jobs are residential and provide room and board.

Why Work at Kingsley Pines?

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience where you can make a real difference in a child’s life, this is the place for you! Camp has a life-changing impact on both campers and staff. There is no better way to spend the summer.

Kingsley Pines provides a unique camp counselor experience that keeps our counselors coming back year after year. Our staff at camp is a family, and provides a warm and friendly environment for new and former staff members and campers! Our camp staff goals include ensuring that all campers feel comfortable, make friends, and learn new skills

Apply to Work at Kingsley Pines Camp

If you’re interested in having a fun and rewarding summer experience, please consider applying to work at camp this summer! The application process is simple, you can either fill out an application online or email us your resume, depending on the position you are applying for. You can find the specific application directions for all camp positions located below. For additional information, feel free to contact us directly.

  • Camp Counselor Positions: Apply online. It is quick and easy.
  • Food Service Positions: Apply online or send your resume to jobs@kingsleypines.com.
  • Maintenance Positions: Apply online or send your resume to jobs@kingsleypines.com.

Available Positions for Summer 2023 (as of 11/23/22)

Counselors

The core of the camp staff. Candidates should be caring, enthusiastic and have a genuine concern for children. Counselors supervise, lead, guide and live with a group of 3-10 children. They also teach activities (see list below).

Requirements: These positions require maturity, creativity and a strong commitment to children. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2023.

  • The ability to instruct one or more of the following camp activities: 
    • Baseball, Basketball, Baseball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
    • Ceramics, Dance, Fiber Arts, Jewelry, Photography, Stained Glass, Theater (directing), Theater (Pianist) Theater (Technical), Ukulele, Visual Arts, Woodworking, Yoga
    • Archery, Low Ropes Course, Nature, Outdoor Living Skills, Rock Climbing, High Ropes Course
    • Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddleboarding, Sailing, Swimming Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing

Benefits: Room & board, laundry service, wireless Internet access, beautiful location, making a difference, supportive staff community, delicious meals with vegetarian option, and fun!

For more information about being a counselor at Kingsley Pines, read about our camp counselor experience. If you’re ready to apply online, please fill out a counselor application!

Food Service Positions

Cook

Responsible for helping to prepare, cook and serve meals for 300+, supervising prep assistants, and monitoring safety and cleanliness. Previous cooking experience required. Seeking candidates who are looking for a positive work environment and who know camp food is more than just chicken nuggets.

This position requires some flexibility in scheduling, but your schedule will generally be fixed. A wide variety of cooking will be required so knowledge is good, but a willingness to learn will make up for a lack of knowledge.

This is a summer camp. Attitude is very important. You will work closely and be in contact with campers and staff. A camp appropriate demeanor is a constant requirement. This is also a teaching and training position, as our prep assistants come from Mexico. Good Management and a Food Service Director with a desire and a mandate to make good food and enjoy doing it. A good fit for our kitchen is more important than lots of experience. Recent culinary graduates encouraged to apply.

Seasonal position, 40 – 45 hours per week, 5 days per week, June 12 – August 25, 2023. Competitive pay, room and board are provided, but optional. Apply online via our food service application.

Health Center Positions

Nurse: Responsible for the daily health care needs of campers and staff members, including first aid, emergency care, dispensing medications, health related communication with parents/doctors and record management. Each nurse lives in a private cabin, with its own bathroom, separate from the Health Center. RN is required.

Benefits include competitive salary, private living quarters, beautiful location, delicious meals, and chances to participate in camp activities. To apply, send your resume to Dan Emmons at jobs@kingsleypines.com.

Nurse Assistant: Responsible for assisting the nurses with managing the daily healthcare needs of campers and staff, including first aid and record keeping. Great learning opportunity for student in nursing or other medical field. To apply, send your resume to Dan Emmons at jobs@kingsleypines.com.

Maintenance Positions

Seasonal Maintenance Assistant

Responsibilities include mowing lawns, raking, trimming, painting, removing brush and general landscaping. Also responsible for general cleaning, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, sinks and showers, and disposing of trash. Drivers license is a plus.

Seasonal, full-time, starting June 5 through August 25, 2023. Weekend work is required. Seeking person who lives in the local area. Housing is not available. Apply online

International Applicants

We do not hire staff members from foreign countries directly. Like many other camps, we utilize the services of international staffing agencies.

Contact Us

If you have any additional questions about Kingsley Pines or our currently available positions, please feel free to contact us!