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Aside from the very limited time-off, Mayhew is very much a FULL-TIME job.  We wake up at 7:30 am and we’re pretty much on-duty non-stop until the boys are in bed at 9:30 pm.  Counselors should come to Mayhew because they’re eager to contribute their time and energy to making the Island community as positive and supportive a place as it can be for the boys of the program.

Our ten-week program runs from June 8th - August 13th, 2019.

  • Adventure Counselor

    The Adventure Counselor facilitates all challenge-course activities including group initiatives and high-element climbing events.  This position requires prior facilitation experience and technical expertise with both low-rope and high-rope activities. Adventure on the Island emphasizes group cooperation, group problem solving, and group trust.

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  • Athletic Counselors

    Counselors for the athletics program will help direct coaches, serve as referees/umpires, and teach basic athletic skills in softball, basketball, floor hockey, and soccer. Sportsmanship and team play are heavily emphasized.

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  • Cabin Counselors

    Cabin Counselors are responsible for leading the boys through the daily Island routine. This role is restricted to our male staff. The best analogy for this job is that of the stay-at-home parent. Usually, each cabin group will have two counselors, with one staff member leaving the group during the day to facilitate an activity (athletics, swimming, etc.) and the Cabin Counselor staying with the boys to lead them from activity to activity.

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  • Camp Nurse

    Current RN or LPN licensed by the State of New Hampshire (or with compact agreement.) The camp nurse maintains a watchful presence to the overall wellness of campers and staff, administers medication, maintains records, and works with on-call doctors, EMS, fire department, and hospital by phone or in person when such a need may arise. Pay for this position depends on experience and level of licensure.

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  • Kitchen Manager

    Former campers of Mayhew can apply to work in the camp’s kitchen as a summer job (ages range 14-17). The Kitchen Manager works with those young adults. While primarily responsible for the food aspect, the kitchen manager plays a role in making sure the kitchen staff members stay on task, are being safe, and that meals are being run smoothly. The kitchen manager debriefs with the staff after each meal, and spends time with them during downtime. Much of the job is teaching these young men how to be young professionals. An interest and comfort working with teenagers is needed. Former kitchen experience is ideal.

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  • Trip Leaders

    Outdoor trips are what the older Mayhew guys do once they graduate the island phase of the program. Trip leaders are charged with taking a group of 12-17-year-olds out on five-day outdoor trips. The trips most commonly offered are canoeing, backpacking, and mountain biking. Outdoor trip experience is preferred, but not required. Applicants must be 21 years or older with a clean driving record.

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  • Waterfront Counselors

    This position requires Water Safety Instructor & Life Guarding certifications (or willingness to acquire them before the start of the Mayhew summer), along with strong swimming skills, good communication skills, patience, and common sense.  Swim counselors are responsible for instructing the boys in American Red Cross certified swimming at all levels.

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How to Apply

Please thoroughly investigate our website, www.mayhew.org, for more program info and to apply online.

You may also contact Gregory Stoutzenberger, Mayhew’s Program Director, for more information.

Gregory Stoutzenberger
293 West Shore Rd. // PO Box 120
Bristol, NH 03222

greg@mayhew.org 
603.744.6131 office
603.254.7072 cell


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