Dance Place Seeking Junior Staff Program Manager
Deadline to apply: June 14, 2019
3225 8th St NE
Washington, DC 20017
Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a part-time manager for its FY 20 Junior Staff program. Position reports directly to Dance Place’s Education Director Shannon Quinn. Start date is July 15, 2019.
Junior Staff Program Description:
In this artistic youth program, teens ages 13-19 engage in a variety of activities that nurture the whole self as a Junior Staff members. Teens gain exposure to the arts by taking part in free weekly art classes (dance, drumming, and more). In addition, Junior Staff participants learn job readiness skills with work training shifts as office aides, teaching assistants, theater tech assistants, front of house staff and facility maintenance. Junior Staff work closely with Dance Place staff members in departments such as youth programs, marketing, development, box office and production. Teens are required to attend Monday life skills sessions (job training, financial management, communication skills, team building, college readiness) and receive an honorarium for positive participation and commitment in all aspects of the program.