Full Time

Vice President of Development

Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the Vice President of Development (VPD) serves as the primary development leadership team member and drives Workhouse’s overall annual membership; foundation, corporation, and capital donations; endowments; special events; and legacy fundraising activities. The VPD will work to expand Workhouse’s network of donors by creating lasting, meaningful, relationships in order to increase financial support from ALL of Workhouse’s donors. The VPD will work closely with the President/CEO, the Board of Directors, senior staff, staff, artists, and volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward current and future donors through meaningful engagement opportunities. The VPD will be accountable for securing grants and growing the development component of the Workhouse, which includes creating strategies, and implementing plans to strengthen relationships within the entire charitable universe. Evening and weekend work is required for donor outreach and other Workhouse events. The VPD will also undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the President/CEO.

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Vice President of Development – Vacancy Announcement

Full Time

Lucy Burns Museum Director

Under the supervision of the WAF Executive Director, the Lucy Burns Museum Director will serve as the leader and spokesperson for the museum.  They will act as the museum administrator and curator. Working closely with other programs on the WAF campus, they will provide a comprehensive array of relevant events, lectures, museum tours, and exhibits to engage the community and add to the vibrancy of the WAF campus. The Lucy Burns Museum Director will have a clear understanding of the mission of the museum and WAF. Together with a broad understanding of the history and information presented at the museum as well as current museum best practices and policies, they will create and grow interesting and engaging experiences for the public at the Lucy Burns Museum. The Museum Director will be the staff representative to the Museum and History Committee of the WAF Board of Directors.

 

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Lucy Burns Museum Director – Vacancy Announcement

Full Time

Vice President of Finance

Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the Vice President of Finance (VPF) serves as the primary finance leadership team member. This position is a hands-on role and has primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the organization. This specifically includes budget development and execution; cash management; financial management; Human Resources management; contracts management and oversight; and budget and financial accountability from applicable staff and members. The VPF is also responsible for the organization’s Human Resources function. Evening and weekend work might be required for Workhouse events. The VPF will also undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the President/CEO.

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Vice President of Finance Vacancy Announcement

Full Time

Full Time

Events Manager

The Workhouse Arts Foundation, Inc, (WAF) seeks an experienced Events Manager who is detail oriented and highly organized individual to take on a key leadership position at the WAF. This position will oversee and manage the events supporting the WAF’s mission through community engagement and fundraising for the arts. This position provides strategic direction for the creation and implementation of events designed to work across the program areas of visual arts, performing arts, movement, education, and the Lucy Burns Museum. This planning will consider the current and future direction of events at the WAF. In this role, the Events Manager will represent the WAF professionally with community partners, vendors, and others.  This position will also oversee staff, part-time staff, and volunteers working on events operations and activities as well as serve as the subject matter expert for on-site staff regarding events related issues and activities. This is a great opportunity for those who thrive when managing a highly customized and refined approach to event planning and enjoy overseeing cutting edge events that remain flexible and responsive to changing needs.

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Events Manager – Vacancy Announcement

Part Time

Visitor and Administrative Associate

The Workhouse Arts Center is looking for individuals who will become a group of “as needed” hourly staff to support the day-to-day operations of the Workhouse Arts Center. These individuals will have a variety of skills and be called upon to work when their skills best meet the needs of events, operations, and other tasks at the Workhouse. We are looking for interested, flexible individuals who would like to be part of the arts in the community.
Visitor and Administrative Associates are often the first point of contact for most customers and visitors at the Workhouse Arts Center. Primary objective for these positions is a willingness and ability to support the Workhouse activities as needed and add excellent customer service for each visitor to the center, answer phone calls and address inquiries, respond to inquiries, emails, transacts sales, support financial management activities and present a highly knowledgeable, very friendly, and professional support across the board. These positions frequently work independently. These positions involve working with several departments, working weekends and evenings, and multi-tasking.

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Visitor and Administrative Associate – Vacancy Announcement

Full Time

Facility Manager

The Workhouse Arts Foundation, Inc, (WAF) seeks an experienced facility manager who is detail oriented and highly organized individual to take on a key leadership position at the WAF. This position will oversee and manage the facilities and work related to the maintenance, upkeep, and day to day facility operations of the Workhouse Arts Center campus. The position provides strategic direction or the development of the campus site to support the current and future activities at the WAF.  In this role, the Facility Manager will represent the WAF professionally on site and with community partners, including Fairfax County, the owner of the site. This position will also oversee employees working on facilities related operations and activities as well as serve as the subject matter expert for on site staff regarding facilities related issues and activities.

 

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Facility Manager – Vacancy Announcement

Fall 2021/Winter 2022

Visual Arts, Music and Theatre Teachers

The Workhouse Arts Center instructors include both professional artists and professional educators. We are looking for artists doing interesting work who are also excellent teachers with these qualities:

1. A willingness to be generous with information and an ability to teach conceptual material.
2. Strong technical skills in their specified medium with evidence of artistic and pedagogical success.
3. Great interpersonal and public speaking skills. Instructors should be engaging and patient in a classroom environment.
4. A willingness to participate in all aspects of our Education Program to include outreach, special Education events, fieldtrips, and camps to further build upon the success of the Education Program.

The Workhouse desires team-focused, program driven educators who have a true passion for arts education.

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Fall 2021/Winter 2022 Instructor Packet

Unpaid Internships

Paid Internships

none available at this time.

 

Volunteer

Love arts? Meet new people? Participate in exciting arts-related events? Or just lend a hand, then the Workhouse needs you!

The Workhouse relies on a strong team of dedicated volunteers to ensure our arts, education, history, and community programs run smoothly.  Volunteer opportunities change over time, but can include: events, gallery managers, museum docents, office and facility support, and more – specific duties will always vary based on time of year and what’s happening at the Workhouse.

Below are a few examples of the types of help needed at the Workhouse in our various departments.

Samples of Volunteer Needs

Front Desk Receptionist/Administrative Duties

Grant Writing/Fundraising

Tour Guides/Museum Docents

Marketing/Social Media/Video Editing/Calendar Postings

Survey Administration/Research

Special Event Setup/Breakdown, Greeters and Coat Check

Haunted Trail – Scare Actors, Ticket Booth and Front of House, Set Builders, Chaperones, and Makeup Artists

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Second Saturday Art Walk
The second Saturday of every month, from 6p-9p. Art, artists, craft beer, performances, and so much more.

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Second Saturday Art Walk
The second Saturday of every month, from 6p-9p. Art, artists, craft beer, performances, and so much more.

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