How Hiring Works

Galileo’s hiring process is designed to explore your alignment with our mission and values. We seek any and all ways to say yes to great candidates and find the right position match for you.


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Health & Safety

How is COVID-19 impacting program operations and hiring this year?

As we view the well-being of our campers, their families and our staff as our most important concern, we look forward to continuing to operate a COVID-safe summer camp this year.

Online Application

Based on your application, we’ll consider which locations and open positions fit your preferences, skills and interests.


What to expect and prepare:

  • Get familiar with our audacious mission.
  • Have your resume ready to upload as a Word, PDF, or Dropbox document.
  • Set aside 10-15 minutes to complete the online application in one sitting.
  • You’ll hear from one of our Selection Specialists within 2 to 5 business days about our decision and next steps. If you haven’t heard from us, please check your spam and promotions folders. If you have any questions, please contact or 510.595.7293 x2 if you have questions.


Get a taste of Galileo culture and the camp day, and finalize the exact position, location and team that is right for you.


What to expect and prepare:

  • Attend a virtual group interview. In the group interview, several candidates and a Galileo team member come together to simulate a camp team experience. You’ll participate in small group activities — including leading your own camp activity (and gleefully participate in activities led by others).
  • You’ll hear from us regarding our decision within two weeks.

The Offer

Welcome to the Galileo team!


The offer CALL:

  • You will get an invite to schedule a call with your Camp Director.
  • You should ideally have the call within 1-5 days of receiving the invite.
  • Meet the Camp Director of your site!
  • We’ll confirm dates, work schedule and more on the call.
  • This is an opportunity to ask any questions about working at Galileo and your summer role.
  • Offer call should take no more than 15-30 minutes and will be by phone or Zoom.


  • Within 5 days of your offer call, you will receive your offer letter which will include details on dates, schedule, role, pay rate and more.
  • Take time to consider your offer if needed, then accept (we hope!) by e-signing and returning your offer within 48 hours.



This fully-online process gives you professional develop training and wraps up the legal and logistical steps required to be a Galileo staff member, so you can start training ASAP and get paid for your time.


What to expect and prepare:

  • Onboarding is online, through the Galileo Employee Portal.
  • Have your social security number, medical history and coverage details, emergency contact info, and tax preferences ready to go.
  • Once finished, you will be given access to online training in our custom-built training system a few weeks before your camp launches. Get excited!