Program Assistant – Youth Programs

JOB TITLE:       Program Assistant – Youth Programs
JOB STATUS:   Part-Time Non-Exempt Position with Benefits
REPORTS TO:  Program Manager – Creative Youth Development


Founded in 1974, Centrum produces multi-disciplinary artist workshops, intensives, and residencies on 434 acres of parkland at Fort Worden State Park on Puget Sound in the Victorian seaport community of Port Townsend, Washington. Centrum envisions a future where anyone from anywhere can nurture their creativity in an environment that is supportive, challenging and uplifting – building a world of greater civility and inclusion through the arts.

Centrum’s Youth Programs are designed specifically to cultivate arts and creativity in young people throughout the year. These programs integrate music, dance, singing, writing, theater, science, history, and artistic expressions of all kinds.  From African dance to Native American voices, youth are taught to explore world art and learn to express themselves through new avenues.

Centrum is seeking a dynamic and organized person to be the Youth Program Assistant. This person serves as the primary coordinator for each program which includes administrative preparation before, on-site presence throughout each program, and post-workshop debrief.  Working closely with the Program Manager, the Program Assistant makes sure all the details come together during the program, supports excellent communications with all parties involved and ensures a successful event and an excellent experience for the participants and artist faculty.

This is an exciting part-time opportunity for someone who is passionate about helping the next generation explore their artistic expression.




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