Staff & Employment

Updated: December 12, 2014

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience where you can make a real difference in a child's life, then this is the place for you! Thank you for your interest in working at Kingsley Pines. We currently have openings for camp counselors, cooks, and many other positions.

Kingsley Pines is a coed, noncompetitive, resident camp for ages 8-16 located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. The camp season begins June 13, 2015. It consists of one week of staff orientation, eight weeks of children's camp, and two weeks of family camp. The employment period varies between nine and eleven weeks, ending either August 15 or August 28. Most jobs are residential and provide room and board.

We have the following openings for summer 2015:

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). These positions require maturity, creativity and a strong commitment to children. Click here to learn more about being a counselor. Candidates must be at least age 18 and have graduated from high school before January 1, 2015.

We need counselors who can instruct one or more of the following activities: Archery, Canoeing, Ceramics & Pottery, Dance (jazz & hip-hop), Fencing, Golf, Jewelry, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Nature/Environmental Ed., Outdoor Living Skills, Photography (Darkroom), Rock Climbing, Ropes Course (High), Ropes Course (Low), Sailing, Stained Glass, Swimming, Tennis, Visual Art (2-D), Visual Art (3-D), Volleyball, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Woodworking and Yoga.

COOK: Part of a ten person staff consisting of a food service director, three cooks and six prep assistants. He/She is responsible for helping to prepare, cook and serve 3 daily meals, supervising prep cooks, and monitoring safety and cleanliness. Previous cooking experience required. Learn more about our menus and dining facilities.

NURSE: Responsible for the daily health care needs of campers and staff members, including first aid and dispensing medications. 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.

How To Apply

To apply for a counselor position click here.

To apply for a position other than counselor, please send your resume to Alan Kissack by email

Attention International Candidates: We do not hire staff members from foreign countries directly. Like many other camps, we utilize the services of an international staffing agency. The agencies we use are Camp Leaders and CIEE Camp Exchange USA.

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