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Updated 6.27.2019: This position has been filled.

DNDA’s Summer Youth Program approaches arts education, arts experiences, and recreation programming from an environmental perspective. Programs serve youth at the High Point Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) property. The Summer Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, managing and evaluating all aspects of the DNDA’s Summer Youth Program. The position reports to the Art Programs Director.

Program Coordination and Planning:

  • Work with community partners and other program staff exercising leadership in project planning, implementation, and reporting for all DNDA’s contracted Summer Youth Program activities
  • Codify and operationalize DNDA’s Summer Youth Program best practices and procedures creating clear structures for Teaching Artist and program contractor recruitment, hiring, coordination, and performance evaluation
  • Build and maintain an up-to-date catalog of classes and workshops that can be offered at our partner sites
  • Oversee supplies inventory, disbursement requisite for the efficient and effective implementation of Summer Youth Program classes and activities
  • Schedule and coordinate exhibitions and /or performances for youth work on-site and off-site throughout DNDA’s Summer Youth Program
  • Keep forms updated and relevant
  • Develop and oversee project tasks for high school and college interns
  • Summer Youth Program Tracking, Reporting & Evaluation:
  • Produce teaching artist and program partner contracts that outline class descriptions and budget and enter in Salesforce
  • Collect data, perform evaluation, and complete reports required for fulfillment of contracted DNDA Summer Youth Program activities and report to the Art Programs Director

Marketing and Outreach:

  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with community partners in High point community
  • Work with EcoArts Director for successful participant recruitment and robust program participation
  • Support Marketing and Communication staff by regularly collecting program work samples, pictures, participant testimonies, etc. for marketing, promotion, and/or outreach use

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to take direction and work effectively in a team environment
  • Experience working effectively in partnership with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with MS Office, Salesforce, or demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Valid Washington driver’s license
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Must enjoy working with people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities

Status & Application Process:

This position is effective from April 15, 2019, through Sep 15, 2019, with possibility of part-time work through December 31, 2019. The pay is $20 an hour. To apply, email

Persons of Color strongly encouraged applying. DNDA is an equal opportunity employer. No applicant will be discriminated against because of race, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology, age, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, or sensory or mental or physical disability. DNDA is a 501(c)(3) organization.