Extended Camp Coordinator

Galileo Learning - Multiple Locations - Full time

Excited to flex your creative muscles by running your own educational program for kids? Great at managing details and building relationships?

Extended Care Coordinators create a unique program within the larger camp day, which expands the opportunity for fun at camp. With four hours of extended care programming each day, there is a huge potential for greater impact. In this role, you'll bring to life a program as dynamic as our campers, ensuring they each find a space to feel at home while providing an experience parents also feel great about. Experienced program managers and visionaries wanted.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.


Founded in 2002, Galileo operates summer day camp programs at 70+ locations throughout the Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago. Our mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world, and we reach this mission through employment of our unique pedagogy, the Galileo Innovation Approach.

We’ve been ranked one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the SF Business Times for nine years running, and over 97% of our summer staff say they would recommend working for us. Being a Galilean means joining an organization that is a model of innovative learning, with a company-wide commitment to camper inclusion and broadening our impact. Learn more about our financial assistance program and other community efforts at http://www.galileo-camps.com/community.

Core Requirements

  • Serve as an ambassador of Galileo, demonstrating our mission and values in a positive and professional manner
  • Demonstrate professionalism and accountability
  • Take initiative to analyze and solve problems
  • Respond to camper, family member and colleague needs
  • Strengthen our relationship with host site by upholding facility policies and embracing host site employees as partners
  • Maintain a high standard of ethics, integrity and confidentiality

Required Experience & Education

  • College degree preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Program management and/or curriculum development experience a plus
  • Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plus
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification (by start of camp)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support Camp Director in managing all aspects of the Extended Care & lunch programs, including: staffing assignments and schedule; morning snack and lunch distribution; camper activities and programming, leading to a joyful camper experience; supply and material management; organized and professional camper check-in and check-out; and ensuring exceptional weekly family survey results
  • Communicate with and support the Operations Coordinator to prepare and manage lunch, Extended Care capacity, camper paperwork and rosters, and other related administrative duties
  • Manage the Extended Care check-in and check-out processes, ensuring a high quality experience for families through communication of important information and solicitation of feedback
  • Extended Care Coordinators are compensated at a regular hourly rate of $12.00-17.00 per hour, highly dependent on work location and education level
  • Summer staff positions are temporary, seasonal positions and do not include health benefits or paid vacation time
  • Overtime will be paid at 1.5x the regular hourly rate in accordance with state and federal requirements
  • Payroll is processed weekly; payments will be issued and paystubs made available the Friday after each camp week
  • Free and/or significant camp discounts (exact details contingent on location)

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K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

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