Get Involved – Volunteer & Employment

VOLUNTEER

Be Active on the Board of Directors
We are seeking Board Members to provide guidance in the ongoing development and growth of the organization. The dance company offers projects for older adults and youth, dance education, family-friendly performances and unique partnerships with music, media, and visual artists.

The Board of Directors works in coordination with the administrative staff to:

• network with business and non-profit organizations in Alexandria & Arlington;
• cultivate donors and promote individual giving;
• aid in program planning and guidance for marketing and financial issues

Expected Time Commitment: The board meets every 6 weeks on Tuesdays evenings at 7 pm at 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive in Arlington.  If you are interested, complete this Board of Directors fill-in Form (be sure to download this form first; then open it in your files.  Fill it out and then return from your files.  The information won’t be saved if it is filled out just by opening) then email to janefranklindance@gmail.com.  Positions open immediately.  Board-of-Directors-packet

INTERN

Administrative & Marketing Semester Internship (Seasonal)
Jane Franklin Dance’s internship program is designed to provide experiential skills and learning opportunities to college and graduate students with an interest in the performing arts and/or arts administration.  To apply or for additional information, find details in the downloadable JFD Internship Packet (PDF).

NURTURE

Contribute
Help support our programming by making a tax-deductible contribution.
Sponsor Jane Franklin Dance in the community or on stage. Download our Sponsorship brochure for details.

Sponsorship
Advertise in our season program, distributed throughout the year. Advertisements reach performance attendees ranging in age from 5 years to 90 at multiple events.  Advertising helps support free programs at Arlington Senior Centers and outdoor public performances at specific sites as well as stage productions by the company. Find more information about corporate sponsorship and playbill advertising here.

Contact us with questions about sponsorship details (or call 703-933-1111).

EMPLOYMENT

Seeking Dancers for 2014/15 Season – Various Projects
Rehearsals take place on Mondays from 4 pm – 8 pm and Thursdays from 8:00 am – 11:30 at 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive in Arlington.   Performances are paid; there is a rehearsal stipend.  We are willing to make some adjustment for other employment obligations.  Commitment is required for all performances.  Check back for project auditions mid-year.  Please contact Jane with questions and to send resume and headshot/photos.

Administrative Assistant (social media savvy and new approaches to marketing)
This is an administrative hourly position open for a minimum of 15 – 30 hours/wk.  You must have experience with dance, arts marketing, Microsoft Office, knowledge of graphic design and previous marketing experience.  Work hours are flexible, but most take place Mondays-Fridays at our office at 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington (accessible by MetroBus and DASH bus -  there is free parking behind the building) .  Assistance is required for some performances or non-business day hours.  Compensation DOE and subject to board approval. Position will remain open until filled.  View the full  Administrative Assistant Job Description (PDF).

After School Educatiors
Must be experienced and qualified dance educator, a professional familiar with basic dance concepts, classroom management and working with children.  After school teaching opportunities have not yet been scheduled for the 2014-15 Season.  Please submit a letter of interest and resume and any questions to: info@janefranklin.com or 703-933-1111.

Contribute – Contact Us with your Ideas
We welcome your ideas!  Contact us  and volunteer for just one project or tell us about friends or groups in your community who might enjoy involvement with Jane Franklin Dance.