9518 Workhouse Way
Bachelor's Degree
Job Overview

ABOUT THE WORKHOUSE ARTS CENTER: The Workhouse Arts Foundation, Inc. (WAF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation in the Commonwealth of Virginia and operates the Workhouse Arts Center (Workhouse). The Workhouse is housed in the former Workhouse prison facility of the DC Correctional Complex in Lorton, VA, that opened in 1910. After closure in 2001, its founders in cooperation with Fairfax County leadership transformed the site into a community arts center where people could learn about and participate in art making; be inspired by the region’s and nation’s best artists; experience visual and performing arts talent; and come together for festivals and community building opportunities


THE OPPORTUNITY: The President/CEO provides overall leadership of the Workhouse and direction to the senior staff by working together to formulate the strategic direction of key departments to ensure program growth, high- quality process, financial strength, and sustainable infrastructure to meet the goals and mission of the Workhouse. Embedded with this leadership is a focus on fundraising and the generation of high-impact philanthropic revenue to support the Workhouse mission. The President/CEO is responsible for expanding partnerships, relationships and increasing philanthropic potential with existing and potential donors.


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