Summer Camp Counselor

Galileo Learning

About the organization

Galileo’s mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. We know it’s bold. We also know that we can’t achieve it without asking staff to be role models of an innovator’s mindset—visionary, courageous, collaborative, determined and reflective. It’s not always easy. Camp staffers work hard. Very hard. You can expect days in which there’s a lot to do and not a lot of time to do it. But part of what makes our culture great is that no one is too proud to complete any task that needs doing. Our camp staffers bring camp magic to life—for campers, and for themselves.

Duties

• Assist Lead Instructors in delivering curriculum, learning skills necessary to be an effective and successful educator
• Provide leadership, energy and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individual campers
• Provide excellent customer service to parents by communicating with them on a daily basis about their camper’s experience
• Maintain safe environments for all campers

Qualifications

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
• Some college or equivalent experience
• Demonstrated leadership experience
• Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plus

Salary

$10.00-16.10 per hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

BENEFITS
• Assistant Instructors are compensated at a regular hourly rate of $10.00-16.10 per hour, dependent on work location and education 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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