Full Time

Vice President of Finance

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Vice President – Finance has the primary leadership
role for finance on the senior management team. This position has hands-on and primary day-to-day
responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all finance-related activities of
the organization. This includes budget development and execution; cash management; financial
management; contracts management and oversight; and budget and financial accountability from
applicable staff and members.
The Vice President – Finance is responsible for the organization’s Human Resources function, ensuring
a safe work environment for all employees, equitable employment policies and practices, and a clear
commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout the organization.
The Vice President – Finance works with the Board Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee to
support their responsibilities for budget development and financial reporting and analysis to the Board.
The Vice President – Finance ensures that the President and CEO, the Board, and Board Committees
have timely and accurate information for decision-making.
The Vice President – Finance will be expected to participate in Workhouse meetings and events

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Vice President of Finance Vacancy Announcement


Marketing Associate Contractor Role

Workhouse Arts Center, based in Lorton VA are looking for an entry level marketing contractor to help with event marketing and overall marketing of the organization. The role will support two other marketing team members, as well as the rest of the organization.


Must have a marketing-related degree and marketing internship or equivalent experience, as well as references available upon request.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Planning and executing marketing campaigns for upcoming performing arts, visual arts, and community events
  • Writing and creating social media and email marketing content
  • Making website content updates
  • Working with internal teams on timely marketing work that includes a variety of audiences from event attendees, artist, donors, volunteers, and more

The position is for a 30 hour/week contract with at least 50% of the work to be performed onsite at Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA.

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Marketing Associate Contractor Role

Full Time

Marketing and Public Relations Director

Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the Director of Marketing and Public Relations (DMPR) serves as the primary individual to manage the comprehensive marketing, sales and promotional initiatives for the broad-based Workhouse Arts Center programs. This position is responsible for promoting, and publicizing, the Foundation’s arts (performing, movement and visual), community, education, military, and museum programs through paid media in print, broadcasting, online, and electronic communications, as well as through direct mail and audience development promotional activities. The successful candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment while building effective relationships with other departments, vendors, marketing and media partners, and Fairfax County in order to advance the Foundation’s strategic branding, marketing and sales goals. Evening and weekend work might be required for Workhouse events. The DMPR will also undertake other responsibilities as assigned by the President/CEO.

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Marketing and Public Relations Director Vacancy Announcement

Part Time, Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Part Time

Instructors for Spring and Summer 2022 Classes

Spring Quarter 2022
Classes begin Monday, April 4th and end Sunday, June 5th
Summer Quarter 2022:
Classes begin Monday, June 20th and end Sunday, August 21st
Proposals Due: January 17, 2022

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, field trips, and camps to further build upon the success of the Education Program.

We are looking for teachers who wish to be involved in our programming beyond the day-to-day class. The Workhouse needs team-focused, program driven educators who have a true passion for arts education.
We encourage innovative classes, classes that advance contemporary expressions in various media as well as classes that incorporate or emphasize historic information and processes.

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Spring and Summer Application and Informational Packet

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


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 – contact performingarts@workhousearts.org

Unpaid Internships

Paid Internships

none available at this time.


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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