Job Posting: Dance Place Seeks Energizers Afterschool Manager

Job Posting

Dance Place Seeks Energizers Afterschool Manager

Deadline to Apply: July 25

Dance Place
3225 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a part-time (20 hours / week) manager for its Energizers Afterschool Club program. This position reports directly to Dance Place’s Education Director Shannon Quinn.

Energizers Afterschool Club Program Description:

Youth (ages 7-12) participate every day after school in a creative education curriculum that includes dance, cooking, arts & crafts, horticulture, reading, writing and math. The program provides physical play, weekly dance classes, community service, homework help and more. The Energizers Afterschool Club meets Monday through Friday 4-6pm.

Areas of Responsibility

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Create and execute daily lesson plans with colleagues based on a set curriculum
Oversee and manage Energizers Afterschool Club youth leaders
Create and follow a program budget
Evaluate program using established tools
Work closely with Education Director on curriculum and evaluations
Keep track of program data for program reports
Attend weekly staff meetings
Organize and process monthly tuition payments
Communicate and build relationships directly with participants and their families

Required Skills/ Qualifications:

Works collaboratively
Kind and caring with youth
Good communication skills
Can show and give respect
Can control a group with a gentle approach
Highly organized
Strong leadership qualities
Be able to set and demonstrate high standards of performance including punctuality, dedication and follow through.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelors degree or comparative experience in youth education
Experience in youth leadership (grades 1-6)


20 hours per week, 10 month position (with possibility of full year employment and increased hours for summer camp)
Dance Place offers benefits including a 401(k) plan and pre-tax public transit
Employees are able to take class, reserve rehearsal space and attend Dance Place performances for free

How to apply: To apply, send cover letter, resume and two references to

Deadline to apply: July 25, 2018

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