Cabin (Wilderness) Trip Coordinator

Wiscasset, Maine
Posted 1 week ago

The Cabin Trip coordinator will work closely with the Wilderness Trip and Camp for Boys leadership with a focus on helping cabins prepare for all elements of their trip, including but not limited to: coordinating communication with the trip leader, preparing the cabin with appropriate practice of technical skills such as paddling in advance of the trip, securing appropriate gear and equipment for the group and individual campers, reviewing vehicles and travel details and ensuring all the numerous logistics are in place in advance of departure and upon return. The coordinator will promote and publicize cabin trips within the larger camp community.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Promote cabin trips within the larger camp community
  • Responsible for safety and welfare of participants
  • Plan, Prep, Pack check equipment safe and appropriate for age and location
  • Prepare campers and counselors for specific mode of travels for upcoming trips
  • Provide Direct Supervision of campers as assigned
  • Maintain Mission
  • Maintain Safety
  • Professional communication with parents
  • Become familiar with and abide by Wilderness Protocols as set forth by Chewonki
  • Become familiar with and abide by Boys Camp Protocols as stated in Chewonki Camp for Boys Staff Handbook
  • Fill out all necessary paperwork, i.e. incident reports, camper reports, trip reports
  • Instill fun and teaching into Camp program

Additional Responsibilities

  • Plan evening activities and special events
  • Contribute to Cabin Community
  • Be “on-call” as needed to drive


  • Current Wilderness First Responder Certification
  • Current Lifeguard Certification, Waterfront Module
  • At Least 21 years old to drive participants
  • Valid Driver’s License approved by Chewonki’s Insurance Carrier
  • Must Pass Background Criminal Check


  • Basic First Aid and CPR Certication
  • Maine State Trip Leader Permit
  • Attend Staff Training per Employment Agreement
  • Attend necessary Driver’s Training