Summer Equipment & Logistics Assistants are seasonal positions available during Chewonki’s summer season. Summer Equipment & Logistics Assistants (SELAs) work as members of a team to support participants and staff in Camp Chewonki’s programs. SELAs work with staff and participants through preparation of food and equipment, transportation to and from the field, facilitating resupplies, and post trip cleanup. SELAs may also be assigned to other tasks as needed to support all of Camp Chewonki’s programs.
Responsibilities are always varied and exciting for SELAs. A day at work can consist of anything from driving a trip into the North Maine Woods to repairing broken tents and canoes or working alongside other staff and participants as they learn how to prepare for a trip.
Position Title: Summer Equipment & Logistics Assistant
Employment Category: Category H
Permanent/Temporary: Seasonal (June 10-14 – August 20, 2021)
Reports to: Assistant Director of Outdoor Programs
Schedule (hours and weeks): Full time, varied schedule
Benefits Eligible: No
This is an hourly, non-exempt, seasonal position, compensation based on experience.
If you have the skills and temperament required to take on this responsibility, we’d love to speak with you, answer your questions, and help you learn more about a summer at Chewonki.
Current certification in a minimum of CPR & Basic First Aid
At least 21 years old to drive participants as required by Chewonki’s insurance carrier
Pass Criminal Background Check
About Chewonki Foundation
Founded in 1915 and based on 400 acres of coastal property in Wiscasset, Maine, Chewonki is a school and camp that inspires transformative growth, teaches appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, and challenges people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives. We offer summer camp and wilderness trip programs, a semester boarding school for high school juniors, a nature-based elementary and middle school, outdoor education school programs for students in Maine and New England, a youth mentorship program, and a traveling natural history program.