CircEsteem staff members at a gala

Careers & Volunteering

Our CircEsteem family wants to grow!

We’re determined to continue building a community where you, our future team member, can explore new ways of thinking and learning, strengthen your skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment! Our team members are creative leaders that train students in the circus arts all while empowering and uplifting them so they can gain the courage and self-esteem needed to succeed.

At CircEsteem we are a community that celebrates belonging, teamwork, creativity, and inclusion! You belong. Come join our team today!

Our Mission & Values

CircEsteem’s mission is to unite youth across all backgrounds and identities by fostering self-esteem and mutual respect through the practice and performance of the circus arts.  CircEsteem promotes the development of self-esteem, personal success and empowerment by (i) promoting the practice of circus arts; (ii) uniting youth from diverse backgrounds; (iii) providing social and emotional skill building; (iv) providing youth opportunities to participate in leadership training which results in paid opportunities throughout their participation with CircEsteem.

CircEsteem values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign born residents, and veterans to apply.  CircEsteem is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal

Open Positions

Teaching Artist Manager

Employment Status:
Full-Time
Reports to:
Program Director
Summary:
The Teaching Artist Manager (TAM) is responsible for providing a community of circus Teaching Artists (TAs)(approximately 20 - 40 full and part-time) with support, mentorship, training, and guidance through on andoff-site programming.
Application Deadline:
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Program Manager

Employment Status:
Full-Time (40 hrs/wk)
Reports to:
Program Director
Summary:
The Program Manager’s essential job function is to ensure program quality, manage personnel, promote CircEsteem programs and events, and perform various administrative tasks as needed. The Program Manager will act as the representative and point person between various programs for students, parents, vendors, and community partners.
Application Deadline:
August 5, 2024
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Office Manager

Employment Status:
Full-Time
Reports to:
Operations Director
Summary:
The Office Manager (OM) is responsible for managing the office functions of CircEsteem as well as working in collaboration with the Finance Manager to ensure the organization’s finances are recorded accurately and in a timely fashion. The OM must be able to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment with confidence and efficiency while also knowing how to slow down enough to pause, notice and reflect on the performance of our office systems. The ideal candidate will be creative, organized, and able to manage multiple workflows simultaneously with ease. The OM will report to the Director of Operations and will supervise three part-time receptionists. This position will have a regular work week of Monday through Friday, approximately 9am – 5pm. Occasional weekend and evening special events occur throughout the year, which are also mandatory for all staff to support and attend.
Application Deadline:
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Part Time - Teaching Artist

Employment Status:
Part-Time
Reports to:
Teaching Artist Manager
Summary:
Part Time Teaching Artists teach circus arts to school age youth. Assignments range from 5 hrs/week upto 20-30 hrs/week depending on program needs. Programs are mostly after school hours (2-7pm) withsome opportunities during the school day during short assignments. Most assignments are team taught,and TA’s will be collaborating with teammates to create circus experiences and bring positive creativeenergy to all teaching assignments
Application Deadline:
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The continued support of our friends and family make all this possible.  Here are some ways you can help!

A child working on homework with a mentor

Homework & Circus Work

Our free after-school tutoring program is in need of volunteer tutors to help students from 2nd – 10th grade, as they work on their homework or other academic enrichment activities.  This program meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Apply Here

(No end date for apps/rolling consideration)

CircEsteem participants playing with young children at an event

Performances

Performances at CircEsteem happen twice a year (Winter and Spring) and are always in need of help with Costumes, Sets, Lights and Sound. Support our young performers and add some razzle dazzle.

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Photo/Video

Anytime is great to help document the kids in action. We have programming 4 days per week as well as two performances each year.

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