skip to Main Content
Camp Director – Powisset Farm, Dover

Do you love children, love to teach, and looking for part-time school year and full-time summer work? Are you creative and exceptionally well organized. Do you love farms, the outdoors, and all things animals, food, and fun? Are you compassionate, empathetic, energetic, flexible, and a great communicator? If so, then come join us!

Who We Are:
Farmer, Forester, Chef! is a day camp for ages 6-11 located at historic Powisset Farm in Dover, MA (20 minutes outside Boston). Our 109-acre working CSA vegetable farm has a vibrant learning garden, barnyard animals, culinary program for all ages, scenic trails, engaging education programs, and deep history that make this a special place to visit and work.

At summer camp, we have an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to learning in the fields and forests, the children’s gardens, the barnyard, and our state-of-the-art teaching kitchen. Our unique camp connects children to the land and the natural systems that support us all, while spending time outdoors, exploring, making friends, and having fun.

For more information about the camp which runs June 24-August 23, please visit:

Who You Are:
You are a born leader! You are highly organized, creative, approachable, inclusive, and fun. You command respect and function well under pressure. You know when to ask questions and when to get your manager involved. You are a wonderful communicator with children and parents alike. You love being part of a high functioning, friendly team.

You are ready to jump in part-time to manage registration, hire summer staff, and develop curriculum leading into summer full-time work to train and manage staff, prepare for camp programs and inspection, coordinate parent communications, and oversee the 8-week camp season.

Work Schedule with flexible, part-remote pre-camp hours:
– 20 hours per week February 15 – May 1, 2024
– 30 hours per week May 1 – June 15, 2024
– 40 hours per week June 17 – August 23, 2024

Our Organization:
Powisset Farm is a property of The Trustees, a non-profit conservation organization that helps protect more than 50,000 acres across Massachusetts, including 25,000+ acres on more than 120 reservations that are open to the public. Join us by educating about our organization’s work in land conservation and stewardship, the coast and ecology, sustainable agriculture, advocacy, culture, and history.

Job Functions, Qualifications, Requirements, and Application Procedure are outlined at Trustees Jobs:

Back To Top