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.
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.
We operated camp safely and successfully in 2020. We will be doing the same for 2021. Click here to read about our policies and procedures for handling Covid-19 this summer.
Counselors: Our camp counselors are the core of the camp staff and 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 needed for: Baseball, Ceramics & Pottery, High Ropes Course, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Low Ropes Course, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, Theater (Technical), Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Woodworking.
Benefits include room & board, laundry service, wireless Internet access, beautiful location, making a difference, supportive staff community, delicious meals with vegetarian options and FUN!
Assistant Waterfront Director: Responsible for assisting the Waterfront Director with the overall supervision of the aquatic activities and staff. This includes the instructional and recreational swimming programs and general boating safety. He/she will help supervise lifeguards, swim instructors, and boating instructors and substitute for the Waterfront Director in her absence. Candidates must be age 21 or older, be able to work form June 27 to August 27 and have current Lifeguarding, first aid and CPR. WSI is a plus, but not required. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications, if they are not current.
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 students in nursing or other medical fields.
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, 2021. Room and board are provided, but optional.
Prep Assistants: Responsible for assisting in the preparation and serving of 3 daily meals. Duties include preparing ingredients for the salads, setting-up the dinning room, washing dishes, cleaning the dining hall and cleaning the kitchen. Previous experience not required. Seasonal position, 40 hours per week, 5 days per week, June 18 – August 27, 2021. Room and board is provided, but optional.
Office Staff: Responsibilities include daily coverage of the camp office, answering phones, responding to email, data input, sorting email and mail, greeting visitors and checking campers in on opening days. Seeking candidates with customer service, organizational and computer skills. Previous office experience not required. Seasonal position starts June 18 and ends August 14, 2021. Seeking person who lives in the local area. Housing is not available.
Videographer: Responsible for shooting a variety of video throughout the camp season to be used for the web and three multimedia shows. These shows are presented at the end of each camp session.
l.) Capable of shooting a variety of videos that succinctly and clearly tell the story of what has been happening at camp, ability to shoot fast action a must.
2.) Ability to organize work load on a daily basis to be able to capture each camper and juggle this with weather, changes in schedule, etc.
3.) Experience editing with Adobe Premier (or similar program) – Knowledge of digital video cameras and equipment.
4.) Enjoy being outdoors and shooting in a variety of outdoor conditions.
5.) Comfortable working with children.
1.) Create shooting schedule
2.) Work with other Media staff to coordinate video for the multi media show.
3.) Shoot video.
4.) Edit videos.
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.
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.
Attention International Candidates: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are not hiring any new international staff members for summer 2021. Please consider us again for 2022.