Summer Assistant Camp Program Director

Galileo Learning - Multiple Locations - Full time

Ready to take ownership of your leadership development? See yourself on a trajectory of professional growth in an educational setting? Ready to have a career-defining summer?

Assistant Camp Directors are leaders, partnering with Camp Directors to bring camp to life. These visionary role models serve as staff culture ambassadors, operational can-doers, educational champions, and all-around indispensable members of the camp leadership team. Assistant Camp Directors support the smooth operation of a single camp site — supervising staff, planning programs, delighting parents, and so much more. Learn more about this role and working at Galileo in our jobs video gallery.

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.

ABOUT GALILEO

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 QUALITIES

• 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

• Administrative experience

• Demonstrated leadership experience

• Experience working with kids or in a camp setting

• Current CPR and First Aid certification (by start of camp)

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Oversee daily operations of camp with the Camp Director

• Lead and manage up to 20 staff members, ensuring quality group leadership, high energy and overall professional performance

• Provide excellent customer service to camp families to ensure a professional, positive, and memorable experience

• Contribute to and participate in daily opening and closing ceremonies, all-camp activities, and snack & lunch supervision and programming

BENEFITS

• Assistant Camp Directors are compensated at a regular hourly rate of $15.00-16.25 per hour, highly dependent on work location and educational level

• Staff will be compensated at a different hourly rate (training rate) for 2-12 hours of online training to be completed before camp, and for 2 days on-site setup/training

• 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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Locations

San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
San Mateo, California
Oakland, California
Los Angeles, California
Pasadena, California
Menlo Park, California
Palo Alto, California
Chicago, Illinois
Evanston, Illinois
Naperville, Illinois
Burbank, California
Irvine, California

Role

Superintendent / Assistant Supe.

Experience Level

Mid Level

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