Lifeguard Counselor
Camp Mechuwana

Sunset Summer Fun in neighboring town Monmouth, Maine!

Hiring Now For A Summer You'll Always Remember at Camp Mechuwana!

If you have a love for Nature, our location would be a paradise for you!

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Lifeguard Counselor

Camp Mechuwana
Winthrop, Maine
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 3 months. (Jun 05, 2024)

Camp Mechuwana is looking for people willing to become certified or already certified Lifeguards (We can pay for the Certification here in Maine!) Come and join us at our very own Lakeside Waterfront here at Camp Mechuwana - growing and running for over 75 years of Summer Camp! Our Camp borders the lovely Lower Narrows Pond and Lake Annabessacook with over 200 acres of magical forest land with lots of trails and the perfect spots to watch the Sunset and Rise! Our lifeguards DO NOT have Child Care or Cabin Responsibilities! When Not Guarding, you may be asked to assist with other Staff Activities, but generally when not on duty, you are free to your own personal time! 

Flexibility in Availability for this position, but we are looking for coverage for our 7 week long Summer Camp! From June 17th to August 4th!

Our lifeguard team is professional yet filled with lots of fun, thrill and excitement! You will be watching over all of those having a blast and jumping off our Floating Docks out in our Swimming Area and watching over all of the Counselor and Camper filled Canoes, Paddle Boats, and Kayaks out on the lake at our Boating Area! You will be working with and inspiring all of our campers from ages 5-17! Swimming and Boating are lots of our campers Favorite Time of Day! From our fan-favorite Water Days to our unforgettable Camp Events, join our Staff to create everlasting friendships and cherishable memories! When Days are Hot, When Days are Cold, there will always be people having a magical time Swimming in the Mechuwana Pond!

Along with our Waterfront Team will ensure that the Camp’s Waterfront Program and Protocols are followed in Compliance with the Regulations and Rules of the Department of Health and American Camp Association Standards! You will practice, learn, and know our Waterfront Safety Procedures and Routines to keep everyone Safe and Sound!

Housing and Meals are provided! Staff will stay in our Exclusive Staff Area! 5 Bunk Rooms per Staff Building with a Personal Bathroom and Shower plus a Shared Common Living Space for Staff Bonding and Friendship! On-Site Free Washing and Drying Machines! Will Work with you to meet ALL your Dietary Needs! 

Maine has many beaches, thousands of lakes, and islands to explore! Maine gives plenty of opportunities for skiing, fishing, hiking, and boating. We have camping supplies available for your weekend trips. Nearby we have many mountains and trails to choose from that are perfect for a weekend backpacking trip or a quick sunset hike!
We are happy to give our staff rides into the local towns Augusta, Winthrop or Lewiston/Auburn. We also can help with transportation to and from Airports, Train Stations, and Bus Stations! 

Contact us with any questions or if you'd like to hear more about the different positions that we have to offer! 

How to Apply

Our Program Director Xochitl (She/Her Pronouns) is the person to contact for more information! She found our camp through a similar Work Exchange Website back in 2021, traveling from Central California to Central Maine, and this upcoming 2024 Summer will now be her 4th Summer Season with us! Please feel free to contact her via Email: or Phone with any questions, or if you would like to learn or know more about how wonderful her experience has been! 

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