The Dance Programs Coordinator will oversee all Afro-Latin dance offerings at HSTF, specifically Jóvenes en
Acción/Youth in Action’s dance team and Learn Through Dance (LTD) program. The coordinator will work as an integral member of the Jóvenes en Acción/Youth in Action (JEA) Team. Under the guidance of the Director of Arts and Education Programs, the coordinator’s main responsibility will be to work with middle- and high-school program participants who are part of JEA’s Ritmo en Acción dance team, including fostering a cohesive ensemble of youth ambassadors of Afro-Latin arts in Boston’s Latin Quarter and beyond; cultivating young people’s dance and performance skills; and teaching the cultural history and traditions of various AfroLatin dance styles. The Dance Programs Coordinator will also oversee dance instruction for LTD, which brings Afro-Latin dance instruction into Boston Public Schools during the school day. The coordinator is responsible for the creation and refinement of AfroLatin dance curricula for in-school and out-of-school instruction. Additionally, the Dance Programs Coordinator will work closely with Education staff to ensure JEA youth stay on track academically. Lastly, the coordinator will serve as a representative of HSTF at events, meetings, and other external commitments as needed.
This is a full time position.
Our mission is to amplify the power, creativity, and voices of youth, connecting them to Afro-Latin culture and heritage so they can create a diverse, vibrant Latin Quarter and build a just, equitable Boston.