WISE FOOL NEW MEXICO

 YOUTH OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Position Description December 2017

POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Programs Coordinator is responsible for youth programming that occurs in schools through our Circus Comes to Schools programs including TeenBUST,  and in other settings off-site. This position is both an administrative position, managing existing programs, and a leadership position, which strives to further integrate Wise Fool’s social justice and self-empowerment values into youth programming, and expand programs to reach targeted and underserved youth. They act as a representative of Wise Fool, making sure that all inquiries about Wise Fool youth outreach programming are answered promptly. Applicants should have a passion for circus and social justice, speak Spanish, and have or be willing to develop experience teaching youth.

SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION:  $15/hour for 8 hours per week ($6,240/yr, schedule may vary seasonally) plus access to studio for training. Youth Programs Coordinator is encouraged to teach youth classes as qualified for additional compensation ($29.10/hr lead teacher, $19.40/hr assistant teacher). Possibility to combine with Office Coordinator position.

REPORTING TO: Artistic Director

PRIMARY DUTIES: Overseeing and directing all programming in the schools and other outreach programs, including, but not limited to

Scheduling & Administration

Teacher Management

Outreach & Communication

Planning & Assessment

Performances

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to mdirector@wisefoolnm.org by January 4, 2018.  Position hiring immediately.

ABOUT WISE FOOL NEW MEXICO

Wise Fool New Mexico ignites imagination, builds community, and promotes social justice through performances and hands-on experiences in the arts of circus, puppetry, and theatre.  Each year Wise Fool provides over 2000 New Mexicans with hands-on programs and performs for over 18,000 people across New Mexico and the U.S. www.wisefoolnewmexico.org