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Waterski and Boat Drivers

Camp North Star

Casco, Maine Portland, Maine Poland, Maine

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19 Years Old

Minimum Age

1 year

Minimum Experience

Job Description

Camp North Star, a premier co-ed traditional sleepaway summer camp in Southern Maine, (2 hours outside Boston) is looking to hire experienced boat drivers and water ski instructors for the 2023 camp season. Camp North Star’s 55-acre lake is a popular destination for campers with activities that include - water skiing, wakeboarding, sailing, standup paddleboarding, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, and an inflatable water park.
The fleet of waterski boats includes Axis, Malibu, and Mastercraft which are all new or 2019 and newer.

The compensation includes all living and food expenses. This position is ideal for college students, recent college graduates, and teachers.

We are seeking staff who have:
Prior experience working with children and/or experience teaching water skiing or wakeboarding
Prior experience driving a water ski boat (Axis, Malibu, Mastercraft, or similar) while towing people on the back of the boat.
Enthusiasm and motivation to be a positive role model for our campers.
Ability to work as part of a team with your fellow counselors and along side our leadership team.

Overview of Position -
During the program day (Monday through Friday) drive a boat for water skiing or wakeboarding, or teach campers how to water ski or wakeboard. Based on your experience, you may also lead other waterfront activities at the lake. You will also live in a cabin with 1 or 2 other counselors and help supervise a group of 8 - 10 campers.

Core Duties and Responsibilities
Live with a group of campers and help each camper adjust and grow in relation to other campers and camp life, and monitor daily care and hygiene of cabin group and living space.
Communicate effectively with children and staff in all areas of the camp operation. Write and follow lesson plans for activities you are assigned to teach.
Work cooperatively as necessary with all other staff members in planning, implementation, and evaluation of activities.
Adhere to rules, regulations, and expectations of the camp, with special emphasis on safety, health, and mutual respect.
Guide each individual camper in participation in their group and all camp activities. Assist campers in choosing and scheduling their weekly schedule.
Assist with all camp program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned.
Actively supervise campers and engage in conversation with campers during meals.
Attend staff meetings regularly and relay information to other staff not present. Contribute as necessary.

Salary and Benefits
Camp North Star offers a competitive salary, room and board, professional development training, weekly laundry, and staff t-shirts. During time off staff enjoy the camp facilities that include a 55-acre private lake, athletic fields and courts, high ropes course, and mountain biking trails.

Positions to Fill

5 openings

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