Employment Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

Logistics Assistants are seasonal positions available during Chewonki’s summer season. Logistics Assistants (LA) work as members of a team to support participants and staff in Chewonki’s summer programs. LAs work with staff and participants through the preparation of food and equipment, transportation to and from the field, facilitating resupplies, and post-trip cleanup. LAs may also be assigned to other tasks as needed to support all of Chewonki’s summer programs.

Responsibilities are always varied and at times unpredictable for the LAs. A day at work can consist of anything from driving a trip of participants into the North Maine Woods to repairing broken tents and canoes, in addition to working alongside other staff and participants as they learn how to prepare for and wrap up from a trip. Learn More…

Camp Chewonki Cabin Leaders are kind, empathetic, thoughtful, and fun adults who are responsible for caring for the health and well-being of a cabinful of campers for the summer. Cabin Leaders live in cabins with 8 campers and 1 other leader. They help campers adjust to camp life, develop community with their cabinmates, navigate the daily schedule, and develop the skills to be successful anywhere. In addition to supporting campers daily routines, Cabin Leaders work as teaching assistants in activities and collaborate with trip leaders to facilitate multi-day remote trips for their cabin. Ideal candidates will have a passion for working with children, spending time in the outdoors, and a dedication to lifelong learning. Learn More…

Cook (seasonal)

Summer Cooks work with and under the guidance of the Manager of Food Services, year-round kitchen staff, and seasonal lead cooks to provide a safe and smooth operation of the kitchens at Chewonki’s Wiscasset, Maine campus. Duties include the preparation of wholesome and appealing meals from scratch, practicing proper food safety techniques in handling, organization, and storage, and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the kitchen to a high standard while being mindful of the Chewonki Mission and Food Philosophy. 

Camp Photographer (seasonal)

The Camp Photographer is responsible for capturing all of the various aspects of a Camp Chewonki experience. This position requires a self-motivated, energetic individual with proven photography skills, excellent time management skills, and a willingness to work with a team. The Camp Photographer reports to the Camp Directors and works in collaboration with the Director of Marketing & Communication. This person will create and maintain a rich and complete photo library of the camp experience that provides parents with visual updates of their child’s summer, promotional material for marketing and recruiting purposes, archival records of past Chewonki summers, and tools for evaluating curriculum and infrastructure. The Camp Photographer is expected to live on campus for the duration of the camp season, participate fully in the camp community, and should have a passion for working with kids. Read more…

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Chewonki will be based on factors such as merit, qualifications and abilities.  Chewonki does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin or familial status. Please direct questions regarding our hiring practices to hr@chewonki.org