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

 

Spring Break and Summer Camp 2015 Volunteers
We are seeking volunteers to assist with spring break and summer camps – find a complete schedule of upcoming camps for 2015 at this link.  We welcome young people age 14 and up to apply.  Develop classroom management skills while fulfilling an interest in teaching children. You will receive a letter of recommendation noting the number of contributed hours plus a certificate of completion. If you wish to fulfill community service requirements, learn a lot from experienced educators, and determine your own interests in education as a career, please send your information and qualifications to: info@janefranklin.com or 703-933-1111.  Click here to download volunteer information packet & forms.

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 8 – 12 hours/wk.  You must work in coordination with the Administrative Associate, Artistic Director and Board of Directors.  Experience with dance, arts marketing, Microsoft Office, knowledge of graphic design and previous marketing experience is required.  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).

Spring Break and Summer Camp Educators
We are seeking experienced and qualified dance educators with certification, B.A. or higher degree.  We welcome a professional familiar with basic dance concepts who has the ability to teach several dance forms, with classroom management skills, and with an interest in teaching children. Find a complete schedule of upcoming camps for 2015 at this link. Please submit a cover letter noting availability, 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.