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Job Opportunity – Youth Programs Administrative Assistant

Overview

The Youth Programs Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordinating or handling administrative support for the Programs for Creative Youth Development to assure smooth and successful execution of programs regarding facilities, faculty, attendees, production set-up, meals, scheduling and other details as they arise. This position requires foresight, planning, communication, follow-through, and a willingness to accomplish tasks efficiently. This position has the option to work remotely from September through January. For the full job description contact Gigi@Full-CircleHR.com.

Pay and Benefits

This is a part-time non-exempt position that will generally be scheduled for 20 hours per week. The starting pay is $20 per hour.

For this position, Centrum offers prorated vacation/holiday/sick paid time off, participation in a 401k, and flexible work arrangements. Staff and members of their immediate family may participate in Centrum workshops free of charge.

About Centrum

Centrum, in partnership with Fort Worden State Park, is a gathering place for artists and creative thinkers from around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds, and audiences seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Centrum promotes creative experiences that change lives.

Located in Port Townsend, Washington, at Fort Worden—a turn-of-the-century army base–our location offers an unmatched combination of natural beauty and historic interest. For nearly five decades Centrum has gathered hundreds of thousands of individuals—great artists, creative thinkers, ardent students, and passionate fans—who have transformed Fort Worden into a legendary site of creative learning and interaction.

As we approach our 50th anniversary in 2023, Centrum is focused on building its endowment fund, balance sheet, and annual fund. In pre-pandemic years, the organization operated with an annual budget of $4 million, 60% of which is from contributed income. Centrum is debt-free and has a 3-month cash reserve and endowment of $1 million. Centrum enjoys a high degree of stability in its staff and board and is now engaged in a process of developing a new five-year strategic plan to guide its growth and development, post COVID. Our future is motivated by creative ambition and increasing commitments to community building, a hallmark of our legacy of multi-generational workshops and artist residencies that are the emblems of our core values and dedication to lifelong learning.

To Apply

Submit your letter of interest along with your resume to Gigi@Full-CircleHR.com.

Centrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Centrum is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Opportunity – Alumni Network Coordinator

Overview

The Alumni Network Coordinator will help to design and implement a new engagement program for Centrum’s far-flung network of program alumni, faculty, and other stakeholders. By collecting stories and making connections between this decades-deep community of artists, musicians, and participants, they will strengthen the cohort’s connection to Centrum and each other, while supporting Centrum’s development goals.

Part outreach organizer, part storyteller, part forensic data detective, the ideal Alumni Network Coordinator is an effective relationship builder and communicator who is comfortable balancing a variety of public-facing and administrative duties. Major elements of the job include collecting and organizing Centrum alumni data, facilitating a comprehensive outreach strategy for alumni engagement and giving, and building visual and written assets to share alumni stories that highlight Centrum’s culture and impact. Working with colleagues in the development department, and reporting to the Director of Development, this position leverages the alumni community’s connection to Centrum to increase the organization’s annual giving and donor base. For the full job description contact Gigi@Full-CircleHR.com.

Pay and Benefits

This is a part-time non-exempt position that will generally be scheduled for 20 hours per week. The starting pay is $21.53 per hour.
For this position, Centrum offers prorated vacation/holiday/sick paid time off, participation in a 401k, and flexible work arrangements. Staff and members of their immediate family may participate in Centrum workshops free of charge.

About Centrum

Centrum, in partnership with Fort Worden State Park, is a gathering place for artists and creative thinkers from around the world, students of all ages and backgrounds, and audiences seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Centrum promotes creative experiences that change lives.

Located in Port Townsend, Washington, at Fort Worden—a turn-of-the-century army base–our location offers an unmatched combination of natural beauty and historic interest. For nearly five decades Centrum has gathered hundreds of thousands of individuals—great artists, creative thinkers, ardent students, and passionate fans—who have transformed Fort Worden into a legendary site of creative learning and interaction.

As we approach our 50th anniversary in 2023, Centrum is focused on building its endowment fund, balance sheet, and annual fund. In pre-pandemic years, the organization operated with an annual budget of $4 million, 60% of which is from contributed income. Centrum is debt-free and has a 3-month cash reserve and endowment of $1 million. Centrum enjoys a high degree of stability in its staff and board and is now engaged in a process of developing a new five-year strategic plan to guide its growth and development, post COVID. Our future is motivated by creative ambition and increasing commitments to community building, a hallmark of our legacy of multi-generational workshops and artist residencies that are the emblems of our core values and dedication to lifelong learning.

To Apply

Submit your letter of interest along with your resume to Gigi@Full-CircleHR.com.

Centrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Centrum is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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