Pine Tree Camp Staff 2019

Pine Tree Camp opened its gates in 1945 as a summer camp for children with physical disabilities. Over the years, it has evolved into a place where children and adults with disabilities are able to participate in all the recreational activities for which Maine is known all year long.

The barrier-free setting, along with an amazing staff, ensure that activities like swimming, fishing, kayaking, hiking, boating and even camping in a tent under the stars are completely accessible to all.

Participating in activities that take people beyond their disability has a tremendous impact. It builds self-esteem and self-confidence. That experience coupled with meeting friends who understand and experiencing the feeling of acceptance is transformational.

Summer Dates: June 3rd - August 18th *Partial season agreements may be considered.

Salary: All summer salaries are stipend based on previous experience. Pine Tree Camp pays bi-weekly.

Summer Positions at Camp:

Support Staff: Help with the day to day oversight of the camp program.


Medical Assistant

Counselor Supervisor

Camp Pine Cone Coordinator

Peer Work Supervisor

Dining Hall Assistants

Laundry Services

Facility Assistants

Direct Care Staff: Work directly with the campers to provide support in the areas of personal, emotional, and recreational needs.

Unit Leader


Activity Staff: Help plan and facilitate the camp program in a specific program area.

Arts & Crafts Program Leader

Overnight Program Leader

Nature Program Leader

Waterfront Program Leader


Boating Program Leader

Music Program Leader

Drama Program Leader

Outdoor Games Program Leader

Teambuilding Program Leader

Flex Program Leader

Special Events Program Leader

•Full job descriptions available upon request.


• Completed at least one year of college or comparable experience

• Enthusiasm for working with people with disabilities

• Previous work history—preferably in a related field

• Willingness to learn and provide assistance with personal care and hygiene

• Ability and willingness to live in close quarters with others

• Demonstrated communication skills

• Sustained personal energy

• Ability to multi-task

• An ability to make decisions

• Physical capacity to perform duties associated with the role

• Must be 18 years or older to apply

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