The Counselor-in-Training Coordinator (CIT Coordinator) is a member of the camp coordinator team and is responsible for planning and implementing Camp Chewonki’s CIT program. Camp Chewonki requires a highly motivated and well trained staff to deliver a rigorous and engaging curriculum. The CIT program is a critical pipeline for providing top candidates for positions across the summer staff and beyond. The CIT Coordinators will work together to plan a progression for the summer that trains CITs to deliver Chewonki’s mission (growth, nature, community), collaborate with peers to educate and care for participants, and prepare for and lead a safe and successful wilderness trip. The CIT Coordinator is expected to support the growth and development of all CITs in attaining their personal best as an educator, caretaker, and future employees.
Position Title: CIT Coordinator
Employment Category: Category H/Seasonal
Permanent/Temporary: Seasonal – June 13 – August 18, 2020
Reports to: Camp Director & Wilderness Trip Manager
Benefits Eligible: No
To Apply: Please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page at this link for a complete position description and application instructions. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The position is posted until filled.
The Chewonki Foundation (https://chewonki.org/) 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.