We are now hiring for Summer 2023!
Are you 16 or older and looking for a fun, meaningful summer job with competitive hourly pay? Spend your summer outside with kids, hiking forest trails, swimming in the pool, playing sports, making art, visiting farm animals, and so much more! As a Camp Counselor, you can have a positive impact on kids ages 4-14. Camp Ketcha is an ACA-accredited summer camp in Scarborough, Maine – a great addition to your resume! We’re happy to work with your school to provide internship opportunities in a variety of majors and fields!
We are looking for Senior Counselors aged 18+ and Junior counselors aged 16+.
The responsibilities listed are brief statements and are not all-inclusive. Job descriptions and personnel policies will be provided. All staff must have CPR/First Aid Certification by the first day of camp.
Summer camp positions are 35-40+ hours per week. Traditional counselors work Monday through Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Early-care and Late-care certain weeks may alter this schedule slightly.
Senior Camp Counselors: Work directly with a group of 5-16 campers ages 4-14. Age groups are as follows:
- Cottontails: Ages 4-5, 1:5 camper-to-staff ratio
- Woodchucks: Ages 6-7, 1:5 camper-to-staff ratio
- Chipmunks: Ages 8-9, 1:6 camper-to-staff ratio
- Bobcats: Ages 10-11, 1:8 camper-to-staff ratio
- Black Bears: Ages 12-14, 1:8 camper-to-staff ratio
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age and hold a valid CPR/First Aid Certification or obtain one before the summer. Prior experience preferred.
Are you interested in a summer position with Camp Ketcha? Please leave your information by following the link below. We will reach out to answer any questions you have about working at camp or to schedule an interview!
Junior Counselors: Work directly with a group of 10-16 campers with a Senior Counselor.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid CPR/First Aid Certification (local training available). Prior experience is preferred but not necessary.
Head Counselors: Supervise a group of up to 15 counselors, and conduct weekly, midsummer, and end-of-summer evaluations with assigned staff. Fill in for counselors when necessary and assist in daily camp operations. This position is 21+
2023 Specialty/Program Positions
Program Area Positions: Must be 18 years of age or older. Program area counselors lead activities for groups of campers ages 4-14 in one-hour blocks. We are looking for staff who are creative, enthusiastic about their program area, and work great with children. This position runs Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
- Waterfront Director
- Outdoor Living Skills Counselor
- Environmental Education Counselor
- Drama & Music Counselor
- Sports Counselor
- Ropes Course Counselor (2)
- Arts & Crafts Counselor
- Archery Counselor
- Farm & Garden Counselor
Specialty Camp Counselors: Must be 16 years of age or older. Specialty Camp Counselors work with a group of 10-12 campers with a co-counselor on specialty-themed camps such as Science, Arts, Animals, World of Water, and more. You must be willing to be enthusiastic about a variety of topics and willing to follow through on lesson plans given to you.
Please click the link below to complete your application online. Additionally, please ask three references to complete and return our reference form.
Please call 207-883-8977 ex 104 with any questions or email Kara LaRochelle at email@example.com.