Summer Camp Assistant

Summer Camp Assistant



The Wallis Annenberg Building bamboo terrace, featuring a round concrete pad leading into a walkway flanked by live bamboo shoots.
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Aurelia D'Amore Photography

The Summer Camp Assistant is primarily responsible for assisting in purchasing and coordinating camp supplies. Other responsibilities include program support.


  • College courses in science and/ or education preferred. 
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience teaching or working with the public in a classroom, informal educational/public setting preferred. 
  • Administrative and clerical experience including producing correspondence and documents. 
  • Strong computer skills with relevant software applications. 
  • Excellent customer service skills and team player. 
  • Excellent verbal and written (spelling, punctuation & grammar) communication skills. 
  • Must be organized and able to maintain a clean work environment. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills with diverse audiences. 
  • Proven experience in information and communication management (ability to communicate with and disperse information to staff and parents). 
  • Physical ability to lift, move, and organize supplies that may weigh up to 50 lbs. 
  • Physical ability to stand and walk for long period of times. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include some holidays, weekends and evenings. 
  • Bilingual fluency in Spanish, Chinese, or Korean desired.


  • Assists in the preparation and delivery of educational summer camp programs. 
  • Assists in organizing, and sorting consumable and non-consumable supplies for camp programs. 
  • Assists in daily administrative and operational tasks. 
  • Assists with the implementation and maintenance office systems. 
  • Handles customer services duties including in-person or over the phone inquiries and handles it appropriately. 
  • Researches products and activities for use in classroom activities. 
  • Responsible for operating all office equipment. 
  • Handles office space in an organized and cleaned manner. 
  • Performs other duties as required.


Salary Rage: $21.00- $22.00 / Hour

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. The California Science Center Foundation is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.