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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

ACCEPTING APPLICANTS: Work Exchange Program (Studio & Class Access)

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START DATE: February 2022

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND: Dancewave provides access to supportive and empowering dance experiences that center social, emotional and cognitive development through movement. Developing programs to meet community needs, we use dance as a vehicle for transformation, expression, active citizenship and self-reflection. We engage our diverse audience through an expansive platform of dance performances and classes, dance residencies, college readiness events and subsidized  studio rentals, reaching over 6,000 students annually. 

For more information on our vision, values and portfolio of services, please visit  

OPPORTUNITY: Dancewave offers a Work-Exchange Program for individuals seeking to exchange general administrative support for complimentary studio rehearsal and/or class access. This Work Study position is ideal for emerging artists and movers who are looking for frequent studio rehearsal space and/or becoming an active participant in Dancewave classes.  



Minimum length of the Work-Exchange program is 2 months 

Available for a minimum of 6 hours per week 

Evenings 4:30-9:30pm required; Sunday availability is preferred 

Must be 18yrs+ years of age 



Front Desk support including answering phones and general in-person inquiries

Payment processing 

Visitor Check-In including virtual assistance using Zoom platform as needed

Studio and Lobby Cleaning

Facility support including assisting Renters & Teaching Artists with technical needs, separating/opening up the studio curtains

Opening and closing the facility 


Interest in Arts and Nonprofit Administration

Passionate about dance education and/or community connections 

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders

Organized, problem solver, able to work in a fast paced environment 

Fluency in Microsoft Office and Google suite


Please send an email expressing your interest to with subject line Work Exchange Program Application. No Phone Calls Please. 

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