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Camp Pondicherry 

The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. It consists of a certification week, extensive one week staff training, 6 weeks of resident camp and 3 weeks of mini/ family camp programs. The employment period varies for staff members ending between August 9 and August 31. During August we offer short 3-day Troop and Family camping opportunities. 

Current positions available (Updated 3/24/21):

  • Waterfront Staffing: Lifeguards
  • Program Staffing: Archery & Hatchet Throwing, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Skills, Cooking, and Theater
  • Unit Staffing: Trip Leader, Leaders and Assistants, 
  • Kitchen: Cooks and Kitchen Assistants

 

Camp Natarswi

The summer season runs from Mid –June to end of August. During August and September we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending between August 9 and August 30. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Current positions available (Updated 3/24/21):

  • Camp Admin: Program Director/Outdoor Leadership/Tripping Advisor
  • Waterfront Staffing: Unit Lifeguards
  • Program Staffing: Program Assistant/Operations, Rock climbing/Hiking Instructor
  • Unit Staffing: Outdoor Leadership Unit Leader, CIT Leader, CIT Assistant, Unit Assistant
  • Kitchen: Kitchen Assistant/Sanitation
  • Health Center: Weekly Nurses and Weekend Nurse
  • Summer Camp Nurse (Weekly)

    Medical
    Camp Natarswi

    Current Maine License or ability to obtain. Duties include: Review camper medical history/ forms before arrival and contact parents with questions, opening day check in of campers, be available near the Health Center 24 hours a day and respond to emergencies, responsible for the general health and safety of all camp personnel and campers, and distribution of daily medications.

  • Kitchen and Sanitation Assistant

    Food Service
    Camp Pondicherry and Camp Natarswi

    Work as a member of team to assist cooks in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include dish washing, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, food preparation, serving, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory as well as cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms and other high touch surfaces around camp.

  • Assistant Cook

    Food Service
    Camp Pondicherry

    Work as a member of team to assist the cook in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include meal preparation and serving, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, supervising the kitchen and sanitation assistants when the kitchen manager is not present, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory.

  • Unit Lifeguards

    Waterfront
    Camp Natarswi and Camp Pondicherry

    Lifeguards will assist in both waterfront and in boating areas.  Lifeguards will teach both swimming and boating skills to campers.  Lifeguards will also assume unit responsibilities when not on the waterfront. 

    Camp staff will assist in the day-to-day activities in their unit or programs areas, and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. They should be enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working with girls. Unit / Program Leaders are in charge of supervising assigned unit or program area.  They will recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving in the group. Plan and develop unit specific programming. Unit/ program assistants assist in guiding unit and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities, with an eye towards meeting the needs of each camper. Both positions will assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities. Must be age 18 or older.

  • Unit Staff

    Unit
    Camp Natarswi and Camp Pondicherry

    Unit Leaders, Unit Assistants, Unit Lifeguards, and Unit program staff

    Camp staff will assist in the day-to-day activities in their unit or programs areas, and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. They should be enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working with girls. Unit / Program Leaders are in charge of supervising assigned unit or program area.  They will recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving in the group. Plan and develop unit specific programming. Unit/ program assistants assist in guiding unit and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities, with an eye towards meeting the needs of each camper. Both positions will assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities. Must be age 18 or older.

  • Program Staff

    Program
    Camp Natarswi and Camp Pondicherry

    Archery and Hatchet Throwing, Outdoor Skills and Hiking and Rock-climbing, Cooking, Theater and Nature Education

    Program staff should be enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working with girls. Will assist with supervising campers in assigned living units and take charge of specific program areas.  Plan and develop programming in their assigned program area that inspires girl-driven activities. Must be age 18 or older. Must have experience or skills in a program area.

    The summer season runs from mid–June to the end of August. During August and September, we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members, ending August 9 to August 30 depending on staff positions. Additional staffing opportunities September weekends only.

  • CIT Leader and CIT Assistant

    Program
    Camp Natarswi

    CIT staff assist in the day-to-day leadership skill building for our older girls in the Counselor–In–Training program. Live in the unit and help maintain the health and safety of all campers. Seeking enthusiastic, caring adults who are passionate about working to help develop future leaders. Will recognize and respond to opportunities for problem-solving in the group. Plan and develop unit-specific programming for CIT, work with them to create and deliver programming to other campers. Help to guide the unit and individual campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities, with an eye towards meeting the needs of each camper. Assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities. Must be age 20 or older.

    The summer season runs from mid–June to the end of August. During August and September, we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members, ending August 9 to August 30 depending on staff positions. Additional staffing opportunities September weekends only.

  • Program Director/Outdoor Leadership and Tripping Advisor

    Administrative
    Camp Natarswi

    Program Director/Outdoor Leadership and Tripping Advisor oversees all outdoor leadership, off-site trips, and Junior  Maine Guide programs and staffing in these areas as well as helping with camper transportation, camp-wide programs, scheduling, and managing pack-out preparations. Will ensure a quality, enriching program is offered to all girls; will also assume responsibility for the well-being of camp in the absence of the Camp Director or the Assistant Camp Director. Must have experience in Nature Education, Outdoor Living Skills, and the ability to demonstrate skills in the Junior Maine Guide program. Also must have 2 or more of the following:  Large group games, leading trip (boat or Hiking), team challenge activities, Hiking or Rock-climbing. Experience supervising and must be 25 or older. The summer season runs from June 9 to August 9. Additional (optional) staffing opportunities in August and September on weekends.

  • Kitchen Manager/ Cook

    Food Service
    Camp Pondicherry

    Works with team to manage the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include meal preparation and serving, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, supervising the assistant cook and the kitchen/ sanitation assistants, restocking food items, inventory control, ordering, meal planning, budget, scheduling and leading kitchen staffing.

  • Outdoor Leadership and Tripping Unit Leader

    Program
    Camp Natarswi

    Plan, organize and lead hiking and canoeing wilderness camping trips in Maine. Current Wilderness First Aid and lifeguarding certifications are required. We can assist candidates with previous experience leading wilderness trips or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or a similar training organization in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

    The summer season runs from mid–June to the end of August. During August and September, we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members ending August 9 to August 30 depending on staff positions. Additional (optional) staffing opportunities September weekends only.

  • Outdoor Leadership Unit Leader

    Program
    Camp Natarswi

    Teach twenty-one (21) outdoor skills; plan, organize and lead hiking and canoeing camping trips in Maine. Seeking candidates with previous experience leading wilderness trips or student experience with NOLS, Outward Bound, or a similar organization. Current Wilderness First Aid and lifeguarding certifications are required. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

    The summer season runs from mid–June to the end of August. During August and September, we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. The employment period varies for staff members, ending August 9 to August 30 depending on staff positions. Additional (optional) staffing opportunities September weekends only.

How to Apply

To apply for a position at either Natarswi or Pondicherry please click APPLY HERE to read more, then select the drop-down menu for job postings for the specific location you want to apply to. We look forward to hearing from you! 


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