Studio Assistant

Groove With Me - New York, NY

30+ days agoPart-time$18 - $19 an hour

AGENCY BACKGROUND: Groove With Me is a free dance school for 400 girls in East Harlem. The mission is to attract and engage girls during the idle out-of-school time hours when 90% of youth violence occurs. A youth development organization we build achievement skills in an effort to prevent teen pregnancy, substance abuse, relationship abuse, depression, prostitution, crime and violence. Groove With Me was founded in 1996. It has a small staff of 4 and a volunteer roster of 40.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Studio Assistant is an essential part of the success of programming. As classes take place she supports teachers, staff, and families. She helps the afternoon run smoothly by matching children to their parents, calming waiting siblings, answering the door and phone. The Studio Assistant is part of the recital production team. She manages the inventory of costumes and helps teacher pick and fit.


  • Daily attendance activities: late passes, Kidtrax, phone calls to absent kids, phone & door
  • Chaperone performances
  • Manage studio during dance classes by helping with children, attendance, families
  • Assist staff as needed
  • Prepare for performances: costumes, pack out, permission slip collection and calls
  • Inventory – add things to supply order, repair orders etc.
  • Organize costumes inventory and coordinate costumes for the show
  • Put away in-kind donations and write thank you cards


  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and desire to help others
  • Proactive orientation towards executing tasks and projects given limited direction
  • Able to hold students, parents, and other stakeholders to policies
  • Takes the lead in monitoring the studio
  • Takes initiative when sees something needs to be done

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.00 to $19.00 /hour


  • working with children: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • New York, NY 10035 (Required)


  • Spanish (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Evening (Required)