Employment

ABOUT DNDA & YOUNGSTOWN

The Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association (DNDA) integrates Art, Nature, and Neighborhood to build and sustain a dynamic Delridge. DNDA was founded in 1996, and since then has provided innovative and inclusive programming, promoting social, racial, and environmental justice.

DNDA’s Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (YCAC) hosts groundbreaking youth arts programming and is a widely recognized model for comprehensive community engagement. Located in the diverse Delridge Neighborhood of West Seattle, the historic building renovated from the old Frank B. Cooper Elementary School houses 36 units of low-income artist housing, commercial office space for arts-based nonprofits, as well as rental spaces for arts and cultural events, performances, classes and gatherings. Owned and operated by DNDA, Youngstown is the only mixed-use space in Seattle offering artist housing, nonprofit offices, youth programs, and creative public rental facilities, allowing incredible capacity for cross-sector collaboration.

DNDA is a diverse, anti-racist organization and Equal Opportunity Employer happily serving people of various communities and backgrounds. We seek applicants who are radical about inclusivity, and want to join in the work of revolutionizing and activating the Seattle arts scene with this lens. Women, LGBTQ and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Volunteer House Manager

House Managers are “On-call” Staff who oversee events hosted at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, and trade their time for space to do their art at Youngstown.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Greet and orient guests to the facility, assuring all needs are met
  • Watch over active and inactive rental spaces to ensure compliance with building and rental regulations
  • Answer front desk phone, and take messages for Youngstown Manager
  • Manage cleanliness of rental spaces and access of the facility
  • Cover other tasks as needed or requested by Manager and Director

About Our Community:
DNDA’s Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (YCAC) hosts groundbreaking youth arts programming and is a widely recognized model for comprehensive community engagement. Located in the diverse Delridge Neighborhood of West Seattle, the historic building renovated from the old Frank B. Cooper Elementary
School houses 36 units of low-income artist housing, commercial office space for arts-based nonprofits, as well as rental spaces for arts and cultural events, performances, classes and gatherings. Owned and operated by DNDA, Youngstown is the only mixed-use space in Seattle offering artist housing, nonprofit offices, youth programs, and creative public rental facilities, allowing incredible capacity for cross-sector collaboration.

DNDA is a diverse, anti-racist organization and Equal Opportunity Employer happily serving people of various communities and backgrounds. We seek applicants who are radical about inclusivity, and want to join in the work of revolutionizing and activating the Seattle arts scene with this lens. Women, LGBTQ and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: Send your resume and one paragraph on why you’d like to join the DNDA team. 

Emailvolunteer@youngstownarts.org

Job Type: Volunteer, On Call

Environmental Engagement Coordinator

The Environmental Engagement Coordinator will assist DNDA's Environmental Programs Director in coordinating biweekly, volunteer-based forest restoration work parties. 

In order to further our forest restoration and environmental education efforts, this AmeriCorps member will assist in increasing the amount of local residents who participate in our forest restoration programming, as well as engaging local youth in environmental education. Members will help advance the preservation of natural Seattle greenspaces including the West Duwamish Greenbelt and Longfellow Creek watershed. These positions are contingent on funding.

This is a full-time, temporary position starting on February 16, 2019 and ending on August 15, 2019. This position will be open until filled.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking volunteers at restoration events
  • Evaluating restoration progress
  • Assisting with volunteer recruitment

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • The minimum age to apply is 18 years old.
  • Applicants must have a college degree.
  • It is preferred that applicants have access to a car and a valid driver's license.
  • As this position will include time outdoors, be prepared to: serve long days in adverse weather conditions; lift up to 10-25 lbs. of tools, plants, trees; and walk in uneven terrain.
  • Applicants must be open and willing to work with team members of various ages, cultural backgrounds, and abilities.

ABOUT DNDA

The Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association (DNDA) integrates Art, Nature, and Neighborhood to build and sustain a dynamic Delridge. DNDA was founded in 1996, and since then has provided innovative and inclusive programming, promoting social, racial, and environmental justice.

DNDA is a diverse, anti-racist organization and Equal Opportunity Employer happily serving people of various communities and backgrounds. We seek applicants who are radical about inclusivity, and want to join in the work of revolutionizing and activating the Seattle arts scene with this lens. Women, LGBTQ and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Learn more about DNDA at www.DNDA.org.

HOW TO APPLY

Create an account and complete the official application on the Americorps website: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=81054&fromSearch=true

Job Type: Full-Time, Temporary