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 – 5 12 2021

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 – 4 19 2021

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 – 4 19 2021

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. Please email our volunteer coordinator, Kristen Murray at KristenMurray@workhousearts.org.

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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