Watercraft Activity Head

Chewonki Foundation | Wiscasset, ME

Posted Date 3/25/2020

Camp Chewonki’s activity program is designed to deliver the Chewonki Foundation’s mission through skill-building, team development, self-reflection, and healthy risk-taking. The Support Staff Activity Leaders are responsible for planning and facilitating lessons, coordinating a team of discipline-specific instructors, and keeping activity equipment and areas safe and well-maintained. Each activity has discipline-specific skills and related requirements for the activity. While Activity Leader’s primary responsibility is instruction in their area of expertise, camp provides a dynamic workplace environment that requires creativity, flexibility, and a team player approach. Activity Leaders are expected to role model this approach to many hands make light work.

Camp Chewonki employs Support Staff Activity Leaders to coordinate and facilitate the following activities: Natural History, Farm & Food Systems, Outdoor Living Skills, Watercraft (Canoeing/Kayaking), Challenge (Team Development), Woodworking, Visual Arts, Sailing, Archery, Performing Arts, and Sports & Recreation.

Position Title: Activity Head
Employment Category: Category H/Seasonal
Permanent/Temporary:  Seasonal – June  13 – August 17, 2020
Reports to: Camp Director & Activity Coordinator
Exempt/Non-exempt:  Exempt
Benefits Eligible: No

To Apply: Please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page at this link for a complete position description (Activity Head) and application instructions. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The position is posted until filled.

Camp Chewonki consists of three separate programs: Camp Chewonki for BoysCamp Chewonki for Girls, and Camp Chewonki Wilderness Trips. Founded in 1915, Chewonki was founded on a love for ecology, wildlife, and learning about the relationship between humans and the world around us. We celebrate the power of unplugging from ordinary life and plunging into the rivers, lakes, mountains, woods, and coastline of Maine and eastern Canada, and of cultivating leadership skills, community, and self-discovery among campers and wilderness trip participants along the way.

Job Type
Geographic Region
Education | Fitness, Recreation and Sports | Recreation
Town (optional)
Wiscasset, ME

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