Camp at the Eastward (CATE)

Youth Ministry of Mission at the Eastward Starks, Maine

Employment/Volunteer Application

“Rest for my soul and peace for my mind…” this is what most campers and staff find at Camp at the Eastward. Please consider joining the CATE staff this summer and provide area youth with a camp experience that meets CATE’s Vision Statement:

“Camp at the Eastward is a faith-based community which strives to build relationships with God and one another in an environment of acceptance and love. Our mission, as a ministry of Mission at the Eastward, is to provide foundational knowledge and spiritual growth in Jesus Christ through community, friendships, worship and adventure.”

Staff applications are being accepted for the 2019 camp season. The camp website at has a list of available employment opportunities. Job description, age and skill requirements, Staff Manual, and compensation for all positions is available upon request.

All candidates are considered on the basis of qualifications, attitude, Christian values and the needs of CATE. Positions for qualified candidates will be filled with the best possible candidates.  Applying early makes this task easier.   All employment is subject to verification of references, an interview, a criminal offense records investigation (CORI) and mandatory staff training to be held prior to opening of camp.

Feel free to use the back of the application if more space is needed to present your qualifications, experience or add further information.

Please download, print, complete and return (or email) your application to:

Camp at the Eastward

P.O. Box 228

Leeds, ME 04263

If you are unable to download the application, please email your request to: or call (207) 713-6283.

                               Please indicate all week(s) for which you are applying:

❑ Senior High Camp (Grades 9 - 12)                    Sunday, June 30 - Saturday, July 6, 2019        

❑ Junior High Camp (Grades 7 & 8)                Sunday, July 7 - Saturday, July 13, 2019      

❑ Junior Camp (Grades 5 & 6)                            Sunday, July 7 - Saturday, July 13, 2019

❑ Bantam Camp (Grades 3 & 4)                      Sunday, July 14 - Saturday, July 20, 2019                

❑ Chickadee Day Camp (Grades K-2)                   Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19, 2019            

POSITIONS (Check all that apply    ❑ Paid   ❑ Volunteer)

❑ Medical                                                 ❑ Challenge/Ropes Course Facilitator

❑ Arts & Crafts Director                                ❑ Senior Counselor (18+)

❑ Sr. High Director                                        ❑ Junior Counselor (16+)

❑ Jr. High Director                                        ❑ Lifeguard

❑ Jr. Director                                                ❑ Cook

❑ Bantam Director                                        ❑ Maintenance/Groundskeeper

❑ Chickadee Director                                ❑ Special Skill (please specify)


Name: (First, Middle, Last)_________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Phone:______________________________________  Email:_________________________________________________________________________________                                



Highest degree/certificate/diploma held                   School/Institution                              Year completed

EXPERIENCE (add additional pages as needed)

Summer Camp/Location

Position held

Number of Years

Other Employment/name

Position held

From/To (dates)

REFERENCES (please provide at least two, non-family references, give contact information) _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________