Summer Camp Counselor

Gorham - Grow With Us

Posted March 7, 2018

Town of Gorham Recreation Department is seeking energetic, patient and highly responsible individuals interested in being Summer Camp Counselors during the months of June through August.  This is a temporary position averaging 40 hours per week.

Summer Camp Counselors assist the Summer Camp Director in providing a safe, enjoyable and memorable experience for children enrolled in the Summer Camp program. Duties include carrying out the daily camp schedule and promoting camper involvement in all activities. Counselors must be willing to remain attentive to campers and engaged at all times by actively participating in camp activities and role modeling positive behaviors. Pay starts at $11 per hour, but candidates with current CPR/First Aid certification and/or Lifeguard certification are eligible for additional compensation.


Must be able to work as scheduled for the duration of the camp program. A minimum of 1 year related experience working with school-age children required. CPR/First Aid Certification and/or Lifeguard Certification strongly desired. Other relevant certifications a plus. Preference will be given to candidates having prior experience in a responsible leadership role. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

To Apply:
Please print and submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application found HERE. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Office during normal business hours.

To view a copy of the job description, please click HERE.

Application Deadline:
March 30, 2018

Completed Applications:
May be submitted by regular mail, hand delivered, or emailed to:

Julio Santiago
Camp and Childcare Director
Gorham Recreation Department
75 South Street, Gorham, ME 04038


The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.