Summer Assistant Camp Program Director

Galileo Learning

About the organization

Founded in 2002, Galileo operates summer day camp programs for kids 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.


‌• 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


‌• 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

‌• 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)


Assistant Camp Directors are compensated at a regular hourly rate of $15.00-16.25 per hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

‌• 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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