Staff & Employment

Updated: May 27, 2017

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! We currently have openings for camp counselors, cooks and maintenace.

Kingsley Pines is a coed, noncompetitive, resident camp for ages 8-16 located on Panther Lake in Raymond, Maine. The camp season begins June 10, 2017. 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 12 or August 25. Most jobs are residential and provide room and board.

We have the following openings for summer 2017:

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, 2017.

We need counselors who can instruct one or more of the following activities: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Ropes Course (High), Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Windsurfing and Woodworking.

MAINTENACE ASSISTANT: Responsibilities include mowing lawns, raking, trimming, removing brush and general landscaping. Also responsible for general cleaning, sweeping and mopping floors; cleaning bathrooms, sinks and showers; and disposing of trash and waste. Full-time, starting now through August 25, 2017. Weekend work is required. Seeking person who lives in the local area. Housing is not available. To apply, send your resume by email to or download and print an application. Return it by email and scan or by fax 207-655-4121.

COOK - Part of a twelve person staff consisting of a food service director, sous chef, three cooks and eight prep assistants. He/She is responsible for helping to prepare, cook and serve meals for 300+/-, along with snacks and dessert. Responsibilities include 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. A positive summer camp attitude is more important than cooking skills.

Head Chef has the desire and mandate to make good food and enjoy doing it. Seasonal position, 40-45 hours per week, 5 days per week, June 5 - August 25, 2017. Click here to apply online or send your resume to .

How To Apply

To apply for a counselor position click here.

To apply for a foodservice position submit an online application or send your resume to Alan Kissack by email

To apply for a maintenance position, send your resume to or download and print an application. Return it by email and scan or by fax 207-655-4121.

To apply for any other position, 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 CIEE Camp Exchange USA, Camp Leaders and 3 Adventures.

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.