Help Wanted!

Local businesses always want to hire motivated LA students & recent grads!

Please see the job listings below which include summer opportunities for current students as well as year-round jobs for recent graduates.

Listings have been updated for the spring/summer 2021. If you would like to list a job contact Communications Director Jenny Mayher at

2021 Job Listings:

Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust seeking Courtesy Boat Inspector

Join Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust this summer as a Courtesy Boat Inspector (CBIs). CBIs are a first line of defense against potential boat “travelers”, aquatic invasive plants and animals hitching a ride from one body of water to another – invasive plants can severely damage water, degrade wildlife habitat and decrease recreational opportunities. CBIs are stationed at local boat launches (Pemaquid in Nobleboro and Biscay in Damariscotta) to check incoming and outgoing boats for plant hitchhikers, help to share the news with the public, and collectively stop hitchhikers from entering our waters. Please contact for more information. The position starts the third week of June and runs through the end of August. Training is paid time. The work is outdoors. The pay is $14/hr. Hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Applicants must be able to get to the boat launch and submit data through an on-line app. Applicants must have an interest in the field of conservation and the environment, and be willing to initiate conversations with, and be friendly with, the public. Please contact for more information.

Chewonki is hiring this summer

Kitchen Support Staff • Age 14+ Full-time, Seasonal: Mid-June to Mid-August

This role includes the preparation of wholesome and appealing meals, most made with ingredients from our on-site farm, while practicing proper food safety techniques in handling, organization, and storage, and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the kitchen to a high standard. Come join our fun, friendly team at Chewonki for the 2021 summer season. We offer competitive wages based on experience.
Chewonki • 485 Chewonki Neck Road, Wiscasset Maine 04578 • (207) 882-7323

Facilities Support Staff • Age 14+ Full-time, Seasonal: Mid-June to Mid-August

We are seeking young men and women to join our Facilities Support Staff for the summer. Jobs may include laundry, housekeeping, dining room support, groundskeeping, and other tasks as required. This is the perfect first-time job for teens in a safe, fun, and supportive workplace!
Come join our fun, friendly team at Chewonki for the 2021 summer season. We offer competitive wages based on experience.
Chewonki • 485 Chewonki Neck Road, Wiscasset Maine 04578 • (207) 882-7323

More details on the website:

Renys is Hiring for the summer!

Seasonal and Part-time openings at the Damariscotta Stores start at $14/hr

If you like people, helping folks find what they are looking for (and snacks)… PLUS a great employee discount…this is the job for you!

The serious stuff you will need to accomplish:

    • Assisting visitors
    • Running a cash register
    • Stocking shelves
    • Putting out clothing and footwear
    • Cleaning up & recovering the store

Please apply in-person to ChrisDevin, or Rob, Renys Underground, Main Street Damariscotta.

Yacht Tender in Bristol, Maine: summer and beyond

Join our team in the day-to-day operations of a busy marine repair, restoration and  storage facility in Bristol, Maine. This is  an opportunity for an energetic, self motivated and task oriented individual to  enjoy an outdoor environment with room  for advancements and growth. For more  details contact Kevan Coleman at  207/563-1071 or to apply at

Medomak Veterinary Services: Facility Maintenance (After School)

Medomak Veterinary Services in Waldoboro is currently seeking part time facility maintenance help. Start time would be 3 pm, Monday thru Friday. Duties include but not limited to vacuuming, mopping, cleaning kennels, laundry and other maintenance duties. Facility hygiene is essential to veterinary care so self-motivated, detail oriented work is a must. Please apply by email to or call our office at 207-563-7786

Boothbay Harbor Country Club: seasonal help

The Boothbay Harbor Country Club is looking for help in reservations, restaurant, wellness center, concierge, etc. Great pay. Contact Melissa Kelly 207-380-9740 or Ashley 207-522-1773.

Maritime Energy: Year Round Opportunity for Graduates–Will Train!

Maritime Energy is seeking a full time Service Technician. Full time work with benefits–will train the right candidate! Training will include LP and Oil Burner courses. Must have a valid drivers’ lisence. Interviews for the position are available in Nobleboro or Rockland offices. Please contact Susan Page <> for more information.

Seagull Shop (New Harbor)– Seasonal Opportunities

The Seagull shop in New Harbor is hiring all positions; Cooks, Prep Cooks, Dishwashers, Waitresses/Waiters, Gift shop attendants and Counter waitstaff. Contact Brooke or 207-677-2374. Great atmosphere, competitive pay, new building, same great charm.

Blanchard’s Creamery: Seasonal Opportunity

Join a fun team doing one of the happiest jobs there is—scooping ice cream! Blanchard’s Creamery is a new homemade ice cream and coffee shop opening in Edgecomb at the end of May. We are now hiring seasonal workers to start in late May. Work can extend into September. Blanchard’s is looking for team players with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. Your hard working, upbeat attitude is more important than your experience level. We are hiring for the following positions: 

  • Ice Cream Scoopers—serve ice cream directly to customers, clean equipment and the ice cream shop, create fun desserts and drinks, and re-stock products. Applicants must be friendly, positive, and efficient. Afternoon and evening shifts available. No specific experience required, but previous experience serving customers is a plus. 
  • Bakery and Coffee Counter Servers—-(morning shifts)— serve coffee and pastries directly to customers, make espresso drinks (we will train you), clean coffee equipment and coffee shop, and restock products. 
  • Baker— early morning shift for a couple of hours — prepare and bake quick breads and cookies to serve daily. We have recipes you will follow. No professional baking experience needed. A love a baking and practice baking in your home is enough. 
  • Shop manager—performs many of the above tasks/duties, oversees daily duties of other employees, has the opportunity to make ice cream, and has more responsibility, with higher pay. Must be at least 20 years old. Part or full-time position. Previous experience working in a direct customer service job required. 

Applicants can apply for more than one of the positions above. For example, you can work in the coffee shop in the morning and in the ice cream shop in the afternoon. Applicants should be at least 16 years of age, but exceptional 15 year olds will certainly be considered. Valid transportation to and from work is a must. Current students and recent grads are encouraged to apply. Request an application by emailing Mary Blanchard at or by calling or texting 617-821-5794. 

Blanchard’s Creamery is an equal opportunity employer.

North Country Wind Bells®: Seasonal opportunity for students

North Country Wind Bells® is a family company in Chamberlain (located between Round Pond and New Harbor on route 32).  We are seeking an outgoing student with a good work ethic to join our team in packaging our wind bells and assisting customers in our gift shop.

Weekends are a must plus 3 to 4 weekdays.  Hours weekdays are 7:30 to 4:00 and weekends are 10:00 to 5:00 Saturday and Sunday.  Pay is very competitive with a bonus at the end of the season!  Weekends will go through Mid October.  Please email us at: or call 207 677 2224 from 7:30 to 4:00 Monday through Friday!    Should you like to learn about our company visit our website:  to see what we do!

Damariscotta Art Gallery Seeking part-time help

Seasonal help wanted: computer and internet skills, documenting works of art, display and storage. Flex time 6 to 10 hr.  weekly. Walking distance to Lincoln Academy, transportation optional. franciskaart2@gmail or 207 350 2650

Eastern Maine Counseling and Testing Services, Inc. (Bangor) — college students or recent grads in the Bangor area

Eastern Maine Counseling and Testing Services, Inc. (EMCTS) is currently seeking Behavioral Health Professionals to work within our Specialized Rehabilitative and Community Supports (RCS or Section 28) program. The program provides medically necessary behavioral health services for children with developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), in the greater Bangor area. BHPs work under the direct supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Clinical Psychologist. BHPs provide services to clients aged 2-20 within the client’s home and community settings. Services are typically provided during after school, evenings, and weekends. Day time shifts are available during summer months, school vacations, and weekends. EMCTS offers a great deal of flexibility in scheduling to accommodate college courses. The entry rate is $17.00/hour. Bonuses are offered for meeting quarterly attendance goals and additional pay increases are tied to yearly performance assessments. 

Resumes, cover letters, or questions may be submitted to Heather Craig via e-mail at H.Craig@emcts 

Bonus Redemption (Mills Rd in Newcastle)

Immediate full time position available: come join our recycling team!
M-TH 9-5 & FRI 9-3:30
Stop in to apply Monday-Friday


Hodgdon Yachts (Damariscotta and Southport). Recent grads.

Now hiring full-time, year-round, permanent positions.

Are you about to graduate and now ready to start your career? Then we want to talk to you.
Hodgdon has several full-time year-round permanent positions available that come with great compensation, opportunity for growth, training as well as benefits, paid time off, and more.

Start your career today at Hodgdon Yachts. Call (207) 633-2970 or email your resume to if you are interested in any of these positions. Some require no experience at all, we will train you!!!

  • Yard Laborer/Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Mechanic (gas or diesel, marine or automotive) Experience preferred.
  • Boat builders (wood, fiberglass, or composite)
  • System installers (installation of mechanical, propulsion, hydraulic and other systems) • Finishers/Painters (Marine or Auto) Some experience preferred.

The Anchor Restaurant:  (seasonal work for current students and graduates)

Join a fun team and learn some new skills while making money this summer! Working in a restaurant has a skill set that is transferable where ever you go in life. We are hiring both kitchen staff and customer service staff to join our existing team (food runners, lunch prep cooks, morning cleaners etc.). Flexible scheduling, delicious food, nice co-workers and a beautiful view are some of the benefits of working at The Anchor this summer!
Please email me at so we can chat soon.

Muscongus Bay Lobster:  (seasonal work for current students and graduates)

Come work on the dock this summer! Flexible full and part-time work available at our busy seaside restaurant. We have worked with many LA students over the years, and for many it was their first job!  Positions available for working with customers, solo, or with a couple other people, depending on what your preference is as you learn the ropes. Come check out this unique job opportunity that will help you save money for school!
Please email me at so we can set up a time to chat.

Summer nanny/camp counselor-type needed for 2 young girls in Christmas Cove (recent grads)

June 28 – August 27, 2021

We are seeking a summer sitter to care of our girls Monday to Friday from June 28 to August 27.  Hours would be approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm. We are also open to a job share situation, if two people want to split the days within a week, or split the weeks within the summer.

We are a family with two working parents and two active girls (9 and 7 years old). Caretaking would include: playing with them at home and beach (including swimming), climbing on rocks, taking them to swim/tennis/sailing lessons, boating, reading, writing, playing games, arts and crafts, and the basic cooking/cleaning associated with children. We are seeking someone who loves children, is interested in their development, and who enjoys lots of outdoor summer activities, especially things associated with the water and boats (kayaking, sailing, rowing).  Must be in college or with a college or graduate degree, with solid babysitting and / or camp counselor experience. Must have a car.

Compensation: $1000 / week.  If interested, please contact Sarah at or text 917-929-2494.

Camden National Bank (Wiscasset Branch) seeking summer tellers (current students)

Summer tellers are primarily responsible for processing teller transactions and supporting service and sales activities. This temporary position is anticipated to start late May/early June and run through the month of August. Summer teller positions offer a fantastic opportunity to learn about banking and kick-off your career in the industry.  At Camden National, several Summer Tellers return year-after-year (and even during their winter break) and many are hired into regular status openings upon graduation. See the complete listing and application form at this link.

Coveside Restaurant & Marina, South Bristol (summer work)

We are hiring seasonal general kitchen help and line cooks, both full & part time hours available.(May-September). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Set up & stocking stations, prepare food for service, cooking menu items, cleaning work stations and properly storing food items, stock inventory, ensure that food comes out in a timely & high quality fashion, comply with nutrition, sanitation regulations, and safety standards. Maintain a positive & professional attitude, and willingness to work well with others.

Kitchen experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate. Competitive pay.

To apply, please send contact information to or text to Lynette at 207-380-9856**

Samoset Resort (Rockport/Rockland/Camden) seeking hospitality team members (current students and recent grads)

The Samoset resort is hiring for the following positions: Front Desk Agents • Switchboard Operator • Bell Staff • Housekeepers • House Attendant • Gift Shop Attendant • Health Club Desk • Pool Attendants • Skilled Bartenders • Experienced Servers • Food Runners • Convention Services • Banquet Servers • Experienced Line Cooks • Sous Chef • Dishwasher • Shipping/Receiving Clerk • Spa Coordinator • Massage Therapist • Nail Technician • Golf Rangers • Golf Retail • Golf Bag
Room • Golf Course Mower • Experienced Landscapers

Culinary Internships & Externships are available.
Gain experience as a food-runner in our La Bella Vita restaurant. Enjoy being outside? Be a part of our outdoor pool team

Website: | Phone: 207.593.1523

Christmas Cove Improvement Association (full time summer work)

Position: Launch Operator
Location: CCIA Road, South Bristol, ME

DESCRIPTION: CCIA is seeking a hospitality minded and safety passionate individual to operate a six-passenger 20-ft. motor launch within Christmas Cove. Seasonal position for eight weeks starting June 28 ending August 20. Safe and effective operation of CCIA launch, providing a service to members and guests between vessels and shore facilities. Position will report to the CCIA Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS: Valid USCG Limited Masters (Launch Tender license), minimum. Excellent interpersonal skills.

COMPENSATION: Pay commensurate with experience, 40 hours a week, Wednesday – Sunday. License info at this link.


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (current students and recent grads), Boothbay Harbor

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is hiring for both year round and seasonal positions. Contact Carol Harris, Human Resources, to inquire for more information or to send a resume/application.

University of Maine Darling Marine Center, South Bristol (Walpole) (Summer positions for current undergraduates)

Currently recruiting undergraduates and recent grads for a number of paid internship positions for the summer of 2021. Learn more about each individual position at:

Shuck Station, Newcastle is hiring for ALL positions (current students and recent grads)

Busy downtown restaurant is hiring all positions for the summer of 2021: line cook, prep cook, bartender, runner/busser, and shuckers. Experience preferred for line cook and bartending positions, but they are willing to train for all other listings. Please e-mail resumes to

Maine Climate Action Now (summer opportunity for current students and recent grads)

Maine Climate Action NOW is seeking 3 Youth Representatives to Climate Justice Crash Course Working Group. This is a 5-month opportunity to join a coalition of young advocates for Climate Justice as part of Maine Youth for Climate Justice. Applications are due at midnight on March 28. See a complete job description and link to the application form at this link.

Ellinwood Foundations (Current students or recent grads; summer or year round help)

Ellinwood Foundations is alumni-owned and located at 380 US Route One in Edgecomb. They are looking for Motivated Laborers. Willing to train! Starting pay is $15.00 an hour. Call Ben @207-592-7967

Hanley Construction (current students (summer) or recent grads (year round))

Hanley Construction is a family-based business in the coastal town of Bristol currently looking to grow its business and needs a laborer that is motivated, willing to learn all aspects of the business, we will train the right person to be an equipment operator and move up the ladder to acquire a CDL license. Call to schedule an interview 207-677-2207

Mobius, Inc (recent grads)

Great opportunity to gain experience in health and human services. Mobius is hiring for Behavioral Health Professionals (BHP) and Direct Support Professionals (DSP). BHPs work with children and families in the home and community. DSPs support adults with disabilities to live as independently as possible. Mobius provides all required trainings during the first 6 months of your employment. Must be high school graduate with a valid Maine driver’s license. To apply:

Rising Tide (current students and recent grads)

Now Hiring Team Members! Employees in the Team Member role work in multiple retail areas of the store, cashiering, providing customer service, ensuring that products are readily available for customers to purchase, and that the store and its products are in the best possible condition to ensure a top notch shopping experience. We have year-round positions. Please visit to apply or pick up an application in store.

Lincoln Academy Maintenance and Custodial Department (current students)

Spring Vacation Job Opportunity: Looking for something to do over April vacation? The facilities crew at LA need your help. Please contact Mr. Teele if you are interested in making money over vacation and helping your school. or 563-3596 ext. 272

Op-Box, a fast-growing startup located in Nobleboro is hiring for the the following paid positions (current students or recent grads):

  • 1 Executive Assistant (Part Time, flexible hours)
  • Assist busy female CEO (LA ‘07) with office tasks, organization, preparation and reporting.
  • 1-2 Production Techs (Part Time to Full Time opportunity)
  • Assist our Production Manager in the build and assembly of our modular composite structures right here in Nobleboro.
  • 1 Social Media Content Creator (Part Time, flexible hours)
  • Create images, videos, gifs, reels and other exciting media content for @theopbox

Interested? Call Emily Davis ’07 at 207.512.6929 or email:

The First National Bank (recent grads)

The First National Bank is looking for loan processors in the Damariscotta branch. Applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent. Details are at this link.

Rocky Coast Rentals (Seasonal opportunity for current student with a drivers’ license)

A growing vacation home rental company servicing the Boothbay region, is expanding our team to cover our growing client base. Do you have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and fine attention to detail? Are you able to commit to working Saturdays throughout the summer season? We are hiring Saturday Cleaners (with additional days available)

  • Reliable transportation and ability to communicate is a must
  • Ability to lift 30-40lbs, reliable cell phone, and ability to climb stairs.
  • Recommendations and valid driver’s license required.
  • We offer a competitive wage and pride ourselves in meticulously clean cottages.
  • Call Lindsey at 802-793-9792 or Sally at 802-495-6877 (leave a message)

Healthy Lincoln County VISTA Americorps position (gap year opportunity)

Healthy Lincoln County, a nonprofit community-based organization, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Maine Department of Agriculture as an approved site for an Americorps VISTA Food Security Coordinator position. This position is part of Maine’s commitment to be hunger-free by 2030. The VISTA Coordinator will help build the capacity of Healthy Lincoln County’s food security system by strengthening partnerships with 15+ local food security efforts through increased efficiencies and coordination. The VISTA member will be a one-year paid position, beginning in early April 2021. The VISTA member will help identify present and ongoing needs and opportunities for improving coordination and community-based efforts to close the meal gap in Lincoln County. The VISTA member will also develop best practice guides for operations, ensuring sustainability and will work with other HLC staff and volunteers to enhance and expand awareness and reach of Lincoln County food security efforts. The position is open to individuals of all ages, 18 years old and older. For more information on the VISTA Food Security Coordinator position, e-mail Kate Martin, Director at

Maine Health (Current students and recent grads)

MaineHealth is seeking candidates to join our Food Service teams throughout our coastal region! These per diem opportunities offer employees the freedom of scheduling hours based on their personal schedules, as well as the hospital needs.

Opportunities include:

  • LincolnHealth: Dietary Aides
  • Pen Bay Medical Center: Food Service Representatives, Tray Aides and Dining Assistants
  • Waldo County General Hospital: Dietary Aides, Dishwashers and Wait Person

Benefits and perks include:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Great shifts for student hours
  • Weekend and evening pay differentials

For more information and to apply, please visit or contact Janine: Phone: (207) 563-4557

Barn Door Baking Company (current students or recent grads)

Barn Door Baking Company in Damariscotta is seeking cooks, food runners, counter staff, and dishwashers. Call 207-790-3909 or email for more information.

Maine Kayak (Summer opportunity for current students or recent grads)

Maine Kayak is located in Midcoast Maine in the quaint coastal town of New Harbor on Pemaquid Point. We offer sea, lake and whitewater kayaking trips, lessons and rentals.

Maine Kayak is seeking phone reservationist and kayak rental shop employees. We have full-time and part-time positions with a starting pay of $13 an hour. We also have a Registered Maine Sea Kayak Guide training course to prepare you to become a Maine Guide. If you’re looking for a new opportunity in the great outdoors of Maine, why not join the Maine Kayak team? We’d be happy to see you become a part of our continued growth and success.

Maine Kayak office/rental staff are required to have:
– Friendly, positive attitude
– Computer literate
– Office experience
– A valid driver’s license and clean driving record
– Employment Page:

Phone: 207-677-3455

Boothbay Sea and Science Center (summer opportunity for current students or recent grads)

Sailing Instructor, Sailing Assistant & Science Assistant Summer Job Opportunities: Full Time/Seasonal Position: June 7, 2021 – August 29, 2021 (negotiable)

BSSC is looking for Sailing Instructors, Sailing Assistants, and Science Assistants who have experience working with youth, a demonstrated proficiency in sailing, and/or interest in the marine sciences, and a work ethic and teaching style the engenders safety and learning while having fun. Self-motivation, a strong sense of responsibility to others, willingness to be a team player as well as proven skills working with youth of all ages is expected*. Sailing Instructors, Sailing Assistants, and Science Assistants are responsible for assisting with the implementation of an integrated Sea and Science Program that embraces hands-on experiential learning activities in boating, sailing, and the marine sciences. *Sailing Instructor leadership opportunities.

Paid positions – compensation commensurate with educational background, skill level and work experience. Interested students contact Pauline Dion (Executive Director) at: 207-350-5357; email at For complete Job Descriptions and Job Applications: