Employment & Internship Seekers

Please browse the available Fairfax County arts job and internship openings below. Click on the Read More link to view the job/internship details and to download the full position description. If you are interested in applying for a specific position, please locate the contact information for the hiring organization.


If you are a Fairfax County arts organization and you have a job opening or internship opportunity, please send your posting to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Submissions will be posted below within the "County Arts Job Listings" section within 3-5 business days after receipt.

For Arts Council jobs, internships, and opportunities

E-mail your resume and cover letter to Janay Turner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail the resume and cover letter to the Arts Council of Fairfax County, Attention: Jobs & Internships, located at 10604 Judicial Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.  For questions about the listed opportunities, please call 703-642-0862 x2.

American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras is looking for an experienced Assistant Operations Manager.  This is a contract position.

Position Description:

The Assistant Operations Manager supervises the logistical activities of orchestra rehearsals, concerts, and other ensemble activities of the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestrats. S/he attends all weekly rehearsals, concerts, and other programmatic activities as assigned such as tours or community concerts. The Assistant Operations Manager assists conductors and musicians with all needs related to operations, facility, and equipment arrangements. Must be available on Monday evenings between 5-10pm for rehearsals and on average one weekend per month for dress rehearsals and concerts.

Read more: Assistant Operations Manager- AYPO

American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras is looking for an experienced Assistant General Manager.  This is a full-time position.

Position Description:

Assist General Manager with coordinating and implementing the operations and personnel aspects of the orchestra program: four orchestras, concerts and annual orchestra auditions. Assist Executive Director with development tasks and other administrative functions.

Read more: Assistant General Manager- AYPO

The Herndon Foundation for the Cultural Arts, doing business as ArtSpace Herndon, seeks a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as Executive Director to advance the mission and agenda of our organization. This is a part-time position involving approximately 30 hours per week, flexible yet accountable.

Position Description:

The Executive Director serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation, working closely with and reporting to the President and the Board of Directors of Directors. The Executive Director directs and administers all programs and operations while supervising other part-time staff, volunteers, and contract positions. Together, the Board of Directors and the Executive Director assure the Foundation's relevance to the Town of Herndon and the arts community, the accomplishment of the Foundation's mission and vision, and accountability to the Foundation's diverse stakeholders.

Read more: Executive Director - Herndon Foundation for the Cultural Arts


Want to see free performances? The Alden is seeking volunteers to serve as ushers during its performances.


Read more: The Alden Theatre- Volunteer Ushers



The Alden, an interdisciplinary presenting venue in McLean, VA, is seeking a part-time box office cashier to work evening and weekend hours. Two positions available:

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30—9:30 p.m. and some Sundays, 12:30—3:30 p.m.


Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4:30—9:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.—9:30 p.m. and some Sundays, 12:30—3:30 p.m.

Read more: The Alden Theatre- 2 PT Positions

The Voce Chamber Singers are looking for volunteers to help during the performance season (October to early April).  Duties include: concert ushers, poster hanging, and posting concert information on online calendars.


Read more: Voce Chamber Singers Volunteers

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