Watercraft Activity Head

Job Description

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.

The Chewonki Foundation is a year-round, nonprofit environmental education center based on a 400-acre peninsula in mid-coast Maine. Our mission is to inspire transformative growth, teach appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, and challenge people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives. We offer a nature-based elementary school, a semester school for high school juniors, summer camps and wilderness expeditions, outdoor education programs, a youth mentorship program, and traveling natural history programs.

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Chewonki Foundation, 485 Chewonki Neck Rd., Wiscasset, ME 04578
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June 13, 2020
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