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Join Our Staff

Kingsley Pines is a coed, noncompetitive, overnight camp for ages 8-16 located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. The camp season begins June 18, 2021. 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 14 or August 27. 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.

Covid-19 and Summer 2021

We operated camp safely and successfully in 2020. We will be doing the same for 2021. Click here to read about our polices and procedures for handling Covid-19 this past summer.


Available Positions for Summer 2021 (as of 01/21/21):

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 one or more of the daily activities (see list below). These positions require maturity, creativity, and strong commitment to children. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2021.

Instructors need for: Archery, Ceramics & Pottery, Dance, Fencing, Football, High Ropes Course, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Low Ropes Course, Nature/Environmental Ed., Outdoor Living Skills, Photography (Darkroom), Rock Climbing, Sailing, Stained Glass, Swimming, Tennis, Theater (Directing), Theater (Technical), Ultimate Frisbee, Visual Art (2-D), Visual Art (3-D), Volleyball, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing.

Benefits include room & board, laundry service, wireless Internet access, transportation for days off, beautiful location, making a difference, supportive staff community, delicious meals with vegetarian option and FUN!

Click here to learn more about being a counselor at Kingsley Pines.

Adventure Director: Responsible for the overall supervision of the High Ropes, Low Ropes and Rock Climbing programs. Seeking candidate with previous supervisory and facilitation experience in all three areas. Must be age 21+ with CPR and Wilderness First Aid (or higher) certification. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications.

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.

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.

FOOD SERVICE POSITIONS

Sous Chef: Responsible for cooking and helping to manage a staff of three cooks and eight prep assistants. Duties include organizing and helping to prepare, cook and serve meals for 300+; supervising staff; monitoring safety and cleanliness and being in charge of the kitchen two days a week. A varied knowledge of cooking is required. Most of our food is scratch cooking and needs skill.

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. 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. Seasonal position, 45 hours per week, 5 days per week, June 14 – August 27, 2021. Room and board is provided, but optional.

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 14 – August 27, 2020. Room and board is provided, but optional.

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 7 through August 27, 2021. Weekend work is required. Seeking person who lives in the local area. Housing is not available.


How To Apply

Counselor Position: Apply online. It is quick and easy.

Food Service Position: Apply online or send your resume to Alan Kissack by email alank@kingsleypines.com.

Maintenance Position: Apply online or send your resume to Alan Kissack by email alank@kingsleypines.com.

Any Other Position: Please send your resume to Alan Kissack by email alan@kingsleypines.com.


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

If you have any questions or want to know more about Kingsley Pines, contact Alan Kissack at alan@kingsleypines.com or call 207-894-9030. He would be happy to speak with you.