Full Time

Community Arts & Volunteer Manager


Job Title: Community Arts & Volunteer Manager

Classification: Full-time, Exempt (combined virtual and on site possible)

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: Salary Range —$45,000 – $52,000 per year. Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history

Posted: May 4, 2023


With the opening of the new Creativity Center, Creative Alliance embarks on a new journey for connecting with learners from pre-K through senior adults as well as presenting engaging, inspiring, and thought-provoking exhibitions and performances. Creative Alliance is Baltimore’s premier multi-arts venue with a mission to present and promote artists, performers, and filmmakers; engage diverse audiences; and improve the quality of life in Baltimore City through community-based arts and education programs.

Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will develop a vision for this department and collaborate with Creative Alliance staff to infuse community arts in all programs. The Community Arts and Volunteers Manager supports building audiences for all programs, provides space for the community to work in co-creating programming, and is responsible for building strong relationships with residents, cultural communities, religious communities, non-profits, local businesses, libraries, and foundations in Baltimore, forging a link between them and Creative Alliance. This position is also responsible for overseeing Creative Alliance’s Volunteer Program, including the recruitment, training, coordination, and scheduling of volunteers.  The position uses arts to foster community engagement with a diverse and changing population and is responsible for ensuring restorative justice and racial equity are at the focal point of Community Arts programming.

Additionally, this position is responsible for translating documents and forward-facing language across departments for English and Spanish speakers.

About the Ideal Candidate:The ideal candidate is a proven manager and collaborative colleague who is comfortable leading major projects and is passionate about identifying, diversifying, and engaging our audiences, while forming deep relationships for Creative Alliance within the community. The candidate will have strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational, time management, and written/verbal communications skills, event planning and exhibit creativity, enthusiasm, and appreciation for the arts in general and Creative Alliance specifically.

Principal Responsibilities:

Community Arts Programming – 20%

Events Management – 40%

Management – 25%

Advancement – 5%

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

Desirable Qualifications:


Creative Alliance offers a generous benefits package that includes:

All employees are required to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 unless there is a medical or religious exemption

Organization Participation Expectations: In addition to the job-related tasks for this position, Creative Alliance expects all staff to participate in organization events and activities. Specific roles and responsibilities that individual staff may have for these events and activities will be developed in partnership with your supervisor.

Creative Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Application instructions:

This is a repost of the position; previous candidates need not reapply. Interviews to start immediately.

I have reviewed the content of this job description and acknowledge that I am able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, three references and three writing samples, either donor solicitation or grant samples to Incomplete applications may not be reviewed.

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