Summer Program Director, Palo Alto Area, (2023) - $1000 Signing Bonus - Apply by 9/25
Company: Galileo Learning
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 13, 2022
: Galileo is looking for Program Directors to lead Camp Galileo
sites for the 2023 season. Summer Program Directors (aka "Camp
Directors") are outstanding leaders who assume overall leadership
of one summer day camp location, including staff management for a
team 10-50+ employees, day-to-day operations, and creating a
joy-filled summer camp culture. Galileo Learning brings
best-in-class educational programs to tens of thousands of kids
each year through in-person summer day camps across the country and
after-school programs for low-income students in the San Francisco
Bay Area. We believe the world needs innovators and that innovation
can be taught. We value divergent thinkers who bring various
experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. Research shows
that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of
the requirements, women and other underrepresented people tend to
only apply when they match all criteria. Even if you don't
necessarily meet every checkbox in the job description, but you
think you have what it takes, we encourage you to still apply.
Position Description: Essential Responsibilities Pre-camp: 8-12
hours per week of paid professional development and management
During camp: 45-60 hours per week to plan and oversee the smooth
day-to-day operations of a camp site.
Staff management and training: Provide regular feedback, foster
team building, and support a staff of 10-30 employees.
Camper & family relations: Plan and lead campers in all-camp
activities, communicate with camper families, and serve as the main
point of contact for your campsite. What are we looking for?
College graduate or equivalent work experience
Genuine love for and interest in working with children and/or
Demonstrated leadership experience (management experience a plus)
and ability to work collaboratively
Openness to feedback and a desire to grow professionally
Ability to work part-time in winter and spring (8-12 hours per
week), and full-time in summer
Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of
energy, and exceptional enthusiasm each day
Flexibility to meet changing needs and demands while balancing
multiple tasks efficiently
CPR/First Aid Certified OR willing to become certified by the start
of camp Benefits & Compensation Compensation
Pre-camp (starting early 2023): 8-12 hours per week at
During camp: $1200+/week of camp (6-8 weeks, depending on
Performance and enrollment bonuses: vary depending on camp size
Leadership training & professional development. You'll receive
unique and exceptional training including weekend management
training retreats, and weekly individual coaching throughout the
Upward Mobility. As Galileo grows, we're often looking for Regional
Directors, curriculum creators, and other full-time staff.
Free camp. You will have free camp sessions for every camp week you
work or you can gift two weeks of free camp to others.
Early application bonus. If you apply by one of the dates listed
below and are hired, you will receive the corresponding early
application bonus with your first paycheck.
App submitted by 9/25/22: $1,000
App submitted by 10/30/22: $500 Work Location We are only able to
employ candidates who are based in the following states:
California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Illinois, Maryland,
Massachusetts, Virginia, or Washington. Pre-camp: With the
exception of weekend retreats and occasional events, pre-camp
season work is done remotely. During camp: You'll be placed at one
of our 50+in-person sites throughout the SF Bay Area, Southern
California, Chicago, DC, or Seattle. COVID-19 All on-site employees
will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully
vaccinated against COVID-19. Whether you require a reasonable
accommodation or exemption will not impact the consideration of
your candidacy. As COVID-19 guidelines evolve, some dates may be
shifted and in-person work duties may be performed virtually. Click
here to view the full position description.
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