Join the team that serves our dance community!

With more than 40 years of history in DC, Joy of Motion provides high-quality dance education and performances for students and audiences at all ages and stages of development. We are committed to building strong, healthy communities of people that share a universal love of dance and stand by the principle that Dance is for Everyone.

Joy of Motion Dance Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

* Please visit our Workstudy page to learn about volunteering in exchange for adult drop-in classes.

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Studio Assistant

Volunteer Opportunities

The Workstudy Program at Joy of Motion enables adult dancers (age 18 and older) to volunteer in the studios or in our theatre in exchange for unlimited free drop-in classes.


Students (ages 16+) are encouraged to apply for volunteer counselor positions. Counselors assist our camp faculty during classes, lunchtime, and after-care and are eligible for service hours from their schools.