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Galileo Learning company profile

Summer Assistant Camp Director

Job Location

70+ other sites in Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Job Description

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 role models serve as visionaries and staff inspiration, operational can-doers and educational leaders, 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.

The camp environment is demanding, requiring intense dedication and work ethic from each staff member. Depending on the time of summer or the specific week or day, the needs of camp and resulting staff hours may vary. We make offers to staff who we believe are capable of thriving in this environment and contributing to camp’s success.

The camp day runs, on average, 10 hours for Assistant Camp Directors, totaling to 50-hour work weeks. Hours are typically 7:30am-6pm. Assistant Camp Directors may work with the Camp Director on prep prior to training and setup days; this time may total up to 24 hours of prep time, no more than 8 hours in a day.

• Staff meetings: During regular work hours before or after the start of programming
• Before setup days begin, complete between 2-12 hours of online training
• Training and setup days: Participate in two mandatory training and setup days before camp starts

• 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 training rate for online training and on-site setup/training
• 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)

• With Camp Director, oversee daily operations of camp, creating a high energy, organized, professional experience
• Set, work toward and achieve measurable professional development goals
• Assist Camp Director in overall support and management of camp staff
• Lead and manage staff members, ensuring quality group leadership, high energy and overall professional performance
• If needed, manage Extended Care program, including staffing assignments and activity planning
• Provide excellent customer service to camp families
• Support and participate in daily camp operations, e.g. check-in/check-out, all-camp activities, and classroom support as needed

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Job Requirements

• Commitment to educational programming for children
• Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
• Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning team
• Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
• Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
• Strong organization skills and attention to detail
• Ability to communicate clearly, maturely and compassionately with families
• Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm

• College graduate
• Administrative experience
• Demonstrated leadership experience
• Experience working with kids or in a camp setting
• Current CPR and First Aid certification (by start of camp)

How To Apply

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Contact Information

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