Join the incredible team at Forward Momentum Chicago as Program Coordinator!
Founded in 2013, Forward Momentum Chicago (FMC) is a leader in dance education and provides programs and cultural opportunities for youth predominantly in the south and west side communities. Our mission is to inspire possibilities through dance educations programs that strengthen schools and communities with limited arts access. FMC is driven by strong partnerships with Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District and brings a variety of dance styles and cultural awareness to approximately 6,000 diverse youth in grades K-12 each year. Our four core programs - In/After School Residencies, Free Saturday Classes, Summer Dance Camp, and After School Matters - are tailored to support every child.
At the heart of FMC's work is a commitment to diversifying the field of dance by creating equitable opportunities or any child - regardless of race, abilities, or financial standing - to have access to high-quality dance instruction and the ability to learn and pursue the arts. Through dance, students gain the confidence to try new things and are inspired to achieve goals and dreams they may not have thought possible.
The Program Coordinator is a full-time, salaried position requiring exceptional organization and communication skills. The Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining all communications and schedules for Forward Momentum Chicago programming activities, including, but not limited to the internal Google calendar and working with a variety of individuals in a variety of settings. This position will provide administrative support for all FMC programming including Summer Dance Camp, Saturday Dance Classes, and After School Matters. The Program Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director, Program Manager, and Programming team.