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Summer Camp Nurse (6-7 week summer position) New

Poland, ME


Hiring Company

Agassiz Village Summer Camp

Positions Available

Full Time, Part Time

Salary Information

$1,000 / week

Sign On Bonus


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Position Description

Agassiz Village is hiring an RN, LPN or EMT to staff our newly renovated summer camp Health Center. The camp nurse works closely to monitor the health and wellness of Agassiz Village 150 campers and 70 staff from the end of June to mid-August. Health Center Staff ensure compliance with state and federal laws and American Camp Association (ACA) standard requirements. Maintain an enthusiastic and positive presence to all campers, staff and families. Ability to work in a fast paced environment. RNs, LPNs, and EMTs licensed in Maine are encouraged to apply. Position is from June 26 - August 11, includes housing if needed or candidates are welcome to commute, all meals and free summer camp tuition for the nurse's children. We will consider 2, 4 or 6 week commitments.


  • Possess current CPR certification that is renewed annually and current first aid certifications.
  • Must have medication administration certification and injectable medication training.
  • Ability to originate, update, and/or monitor health care, maintain records, and implement the health care plan.
  • Desire to work in a camp community.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be highly organized.
  • Must have ability to work as a team member.
  • Must demonstrate integrity, honesty and knowledge that promote the culture, values and mission of Agassiz Village.


  • Responding to all medical emergencies in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining exceptional customer services with campers’ parents.
  • Communication with local pediatricians or family practitioners, who prepare standing orders for the summer.
  • Ensure each staff member and camper has on file a health history and examination form, as required.
  • Set up system for health screening for arriving campers and staff, as well as a system for health screening for trips out-of-camp.
  • Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies.
  • Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including recordkeeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.
  • Assist with coverage of the health center.
  • Post hours for daily medications.
  • Assist in making appointments and coordinating care and follow-up services, when necessary, with medical/dental personnel in the community, and contact parents/legal guardians of camp participants before and/or following any visits to the doctor, dentist or a medical/treatment facility.
  • Check and restock first-aid kits.
  • Maintain camp accident/incident reports and as indicated, report such matters to the camp director and/or physician.
  • Monitor the health of all camp staff, providing nursing interventions and seeking physician and other health services, as indicated.
  • Monitor/evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest improvements and modifications that would create more healthful conditions.
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned.

On site housing and accommodations are available for this position if needed. Free summer camp tuition for your children ages 8-16.

About Agassiz Village: Agassiz Village is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to prepare kids for life’s journey by providing opportunities, in a summer camp environment, to develop and practice leadership and life skills that will impact their futures in education, family, career, and in their communities. Founded in 1935 by Harry E. Burroughs, founder of the Burroughs Newsboys Foundation, to serve as a haven for children from under-resourced communities. Agassiz Village has remained true to its original goal of making a transformative overnight camp experience accessible for children of all backgrounds. Agassiz Village is a 330-acre residential summer camp located on Thompson Lake in Poland, Maine. Our programs are an investment in the future, to inspire and enable all children, especially those who need our support the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible leaders. For more information consult our website at

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