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Now Hiring: Outreach Program Assistant At The Chesapeake Arts Center

The Chesapeake Arts Center Outreach Program Assistant will serve as the primary coordinator for the after-school program operated out of the Chesapeake Arts Center. S/he will be responsible for the day to day operations of the program which include developing, implementing and over-seeing the after-school activities of the program with the Instructors on site and off site locations. S/he will also be responsible for evening supervision of the building, registrations for classes and assisting any teachers if need be.

Title: Outreach Program Assistant

Job Type: Part-time

Reports to: Artistic Director / Education Coordinator

Hours per Week during School Year:

Monday: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Tuesday: 2:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday: 2:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday: 1:00pm-9:00pm

Friday: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday: Need Be For Events

29 Hours total

Essential Functions

Manage and implement a program schedule of activities in accordance with specifications and funding In coordination with the Education Coordinator

Monitor program, participant files and assure all items are complete and meet regulatory requirements.

Submit quarterly program reports ( enrollment, rate of participation, data for grants)

Help and monitor homework/ snack time before after-school program starts

Build and maintain positive relationships with schools, youth, and parents/caregivers.

Participate in meetings with the Artistic Director, Teaching Artists, and the Education Coordinator

Coordinate the recruitment of participants, follow up with parents on participant performance and ensure contractual requirements for attendance are being met.

Accountable to report all program incidents up to the chain of command

Coordinate with the Principals and Teachers about the enrollment of students, programs and schedule

Enrollment for CAC programs and events using Showare ticketing system

Assist art instructors that teach evening classes

Monitor and secure the safety of the students, parents and instructors in the evening

Help plan the outreach program showcase

Prepare for classes by shopping for supplies requested by Art Instructors

Create attendance sheet for Instructors

Sign students in/out of the program each week

Manage Interns that help the after-school program

Help assist the Education Coordinator with the Summer Camp Programs

Help decorate and prepare with the Education Coordinator the Summer Camp Programs

Minimum Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

3 years’ experience collaborating effectively with public schools and community based organizations to improve the outcomes of at-risk students in an after school setting

Significant experience with assets and needs analysis, community organizing, problem-solving, networking and developing relationships with private and public partners, program coordination, and improving access to resources for students, parents, school staff and community members.

Commitment to ongoing learning and development, proven use of supervision to improve practice

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to approach challenges in a supportive and creative manner

Excellent organizational skills.

Flexible schedule and willingness to work school hours as well as some weekends/evenings if need be

Experience in programming design and recruitment and outreach strategies.

Eager to work in a fast-paced, arts and education-focused environment

Bilingual – Spanish/English is preferred

Strong computer skills: knowledge of Google Drive and other standard business technology is required.

Integrity, professional discretion and professionalism

Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks


Work an office environment.

Position requires travel from the main site to the program site located in Anne Arundel County

Frequently sitting and standing for a long periods of time

May require occasional standing, cleaning, organizing, walking, lifting, and bending.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

This position requires the following abilities: competence in verbal and written communication, excellent organization and prioritization skills, and able to work with students and instructors.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Multiple locations, mainly at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225

Salary: Salary requirements can be included in your cover letter

Employer Name:
Chesapeake Arts Center INC
Job Title:
Outreach Program Assistant
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
How to apply: • Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and three professional references to the Artistic Director no later than 6:00 PM ET, Monday, September 2, 2019; No phone calls. • Finalists for the position will be subject to a criminal background check before being hired.

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