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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, 5 weeks of resident camp and 3 weeks of mini/ family camp programs. The employment period varies for staff members ending either August 2 or August 14. During August we offer weekend Troop and Family camping opportunities. 

Current open activity positions (Updated:3/11/19): Archery, Baking, Biking, Canoeing, Challenge course (low), Cooking, Hatchet Throwing, Hiking, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Land sports, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Paddle boarding, Swimming, Ukulele, Wilderness trips.

Other staff positions: Wilderness Trip Leader,Kitchen/ Sanitation Assistant, Cook

 

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 either August 4 or August 25. Additional staffing opportunities in September weekends only.

Current open positions (Updated 2/7/19):

  • Camp Admin: Program Director
  • Waterfront Staffing: Assistant Waterfront Director, and Lifeguards
  • Program Staffing: Archery, Creative Arts, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Hatchet Throwing, and Rock-climbing
  • Unit Staffing: Trip Leader, Leaders and Assistants, CIT Director
  • Kitchen: Cooks and Kitchen Assistants
  • Health Center: Weekly Nurses and Weekend Nurse
  • Wilderness Trip Leader

    Program
    Camp Natarswi, Maine and Camp Pondicherry, Maine

    Plan, organize, and lead hiking and canoeing wilderness camping trips in Maine and New Hampshire. 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 required. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

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  • Junior Maine Guide Leader

    Program
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    Teaching 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 required. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must be age 21 or older, and have a clean driving record.

    Click HERE to learn more about the JMG program!

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  • Kitchen/ Sanitation Assistant

    Food Service
    Camp Pondicherry, Maine
    $10.50 / hour

    Work as a member of team to assist cooks and Food Service Director in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include dish washing, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, food preparation, supervising the salad bar and sandwich station, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory.

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  • Cook

    Food Service
    Camp Pondicherry, Maine
    $11.50 / hour

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

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  • Office Assistant

    Administrative
    Camp Pondicherry, Maine

    Responsible for general office duties assigned by Camp Director such as phone coverage, data entry, mail sorting, photo copying, and interacting with staff and parents.  Desire to interact positively with campers and staff on a daily basis.

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  • Waterfront Staff

    Waterfront
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    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.

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  • Assistant Waterfront Director

    Waterfront
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    Assistant Waterfront Director will assist the Waterfront Director in directing and supervising the camp’s aquatics program on both the waterfront and boating area. Instruct campers in the boating area and maintain equipment and safety. Seeking candidates with previous experience in 2 or more of the following waterfront crafts; sailing, canoe, kayak or paddle board. We can assist in acquiring the necessary certifications. Must Be 18 or older.

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  • Unit Staff

    Unit
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    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.

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  • Program Staff

    Program
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    Archery, Creative Arts, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Hatchet Throwing, and Rock-climbing

    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.

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  • CIT Director

    Program
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    The Counselor-In-Training/Camp-Unit Specialist will provide campers with the training, skills, and knowledge to be a counselor in the future, also assist these campers to design/implement all camp-wide events and activities. Will spend time supporting and mentoring other unit staff and assist in developing girl-driven unit and program area activities.

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  • Program Director

    Administrative
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    The Camp Program Director will oversee all camp program and program staff, and will ensure a quality, enriching program is offered to all girls; will also assume responsibility for well-being of camp in the absence of the Camp Director or the Assistant Camp Director. Must have experience in 4 or more of the following:  Large group games, team challenge activities, Archery, Creative Arts, Hiking, Nature education, Outdoor Living Skills, Hatchet Throwing and Rock-climbing. Experience supervising and must be 25 or older. 

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  • Kitchen Manager/ Cook

    Food Service
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

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

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  • Kitchen Assistant

    Food Service
    Camp Natarswi, Maine

    Work as a member of team to assist Kitchen Manager and Assistant in the kitchen and dining hall. Job duties include dishwashing, cleaning the dining hall and kitchen equipment, food preparation, supervising the serving lines, restocking food items, and assisting with inventory.

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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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