Summer Camp Program Assistant

Summer Camp Program Assistant

Love the details? Get deep satisfaction from a job well done? Love helping things run smoothly? Find delight in supporting the administrative needs of a team and providing excellent customer service? Obsessed with check lists and office organization?The Program Assistant is the behind-the-scenes administrative and programmatic support of some of our largest Galileo camp sites. This role supports the Operations Coordinator in setting the tone for service mentality and work ethic for every other camp staff member. They role model the flexibility required at camp—there is no job too big or too small. There is a lot of work to make the camp office—and thus camp—run smoothly, and our Program Assistants help turn those wheels!  Perfect for those that love databases and camp songs alike. 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 GalileoGalileo’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.Core Requirements
  • Commitment to educational programming for children
  • Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
  • 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 all day, every day, for the duration of the summer
Required Experience & Education
  • College degree preferred but not required
  • Administrative experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • 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 administrative and management tasks, as directed by Operations Coordinator, Assistant Camp Director, or Camp Director
  • Support all aspects of camp, especially behind-the-scenes operations and programming
  • Provide excellent customer service to camp families via phone or in person
  • Support production of weekly camper paperwork and database management
BENEFITS
  • Program Assistants are compensated at a regular hourly rate of $13.25-16.10 per hour
  • 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)