Program Associate

Program Associate

October 21, 2022

  • Full Time
  • Portland
  • Applications have closed

Website CampSusanCurtis Camp Susan Curtis

Camp Susan Curtis is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team!

About Camp Susan Curtis:

The only program of its kind in Maine, Camp Susan Curtis provides a tuition-free, outdoor, residential learning experience exclusively for Maine children, ages 8 to 17.

Our mission is to provide a transformative camp experience that nurtures self-confidence and a sense of belonging in Maine children facing economic hardship.

Our vision is that all Maine children feel valued and have the opportunity to thrive.

Job Summary: 

The Program Associate is an integral role that supports program delivery, fundraising, and operations at Camp Susan Curtis.  Reporting to the Camp Director, the Program Associate will assist with camper registration, camp staff hiring, impact reporting, and other mission-critical activities.  This position will also provide administrative support to help raise awareness and funds for Camp Susan Curtis as well as to ensure effective nonprofit management.  The ideal candidate is customer service oriented with a can-do attitude, strong organizational skills, and a caring heart.


Support families and referral partners to register campers
Maintain camper database
Assist with the regular outreach to referral partners and maintain referral partner database
Assist with camp staff recruitment and hiring
Manage camp scholarship opportunities and in-kind donation drives
Support the review and renewal of camp insurance policy and annual filings
Maintain and update internal camp policies and procedures
Assist with data collection and impact reporting for camp
Work with the Camp Director to project and monitor annual expenses and feed into the budgeting process
Support bookkeeper with camp staff payroll, payment of invoices, generation of financial reports, and other bookkeeping duties as assigned
Answer telephone, open and distribute mail, procure office supplies, and other administrative duties as assigned
Process donations, generate donor acknowledgement letters, post content to social media platforms, and other development and communication duties as assigned

Skills and Attributes:

Energized by the mission of Camp Susan Curtis
Empathy, kindness, and commitment to creating a culture of belonging
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Highly motivated individual with the ability to take initiative and work as a team player
Ability to organize time effectively and remain flexible to effectively meet competing demands requiring time and attention
Ability to handle sensitive donor information with high integrity and confidentiality
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required
Experience with database entry preferred


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
1-2 years of relevant professional experience
Nonprofit experience preferred


100% paid employee health and dental insurance
Generous paid time off and 14.5 paid holidays
IRA employer match
Opportunity to make an impact in your community
A fun and supportive culture

Camp Susan Curtis does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



How to Apply:

Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to Kathryn Pierce at


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Company: Camp Susan Curtis

Location: Portland

ACA Accredited: Yes

Time Frame: Year Round

Type of Position: Administrative

Day or Night:

Salary: $40000

Application Deadline: November 4, 2022

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