We recruit, nurture, maintain, and honor a highly diverse, highly qualified resident staff of theater artists, administrators, educators and operational staff members. We focus on providing fair and competitive compensation and opportunities for growth.

Positions are updated as they become available and subsequently are filled. On an as needed basis, we also have a variety of internships available. We also post information about auditions as they become available.

Position Announcement
Dallas Children's Theater
Development Assistant - Records and Volunteer Coordination

For over 36 years, Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) has been astonishing kids and families with the fun of Broadway-like plays and a lot more! Named by Time magazine as one of the top 5 children's theaters in the country, DCT is DFW's only major performing arts organization committed to bringing literature to life for children year round. Each year, DCT's devoted cast of professional artists and others expose an average of 250,000 people to what is clearly one of the best educational and artistic experiences available. In addition, through hands-on workshops, substantive classroom curriculum, onstage performance and supplemental forums for discussion around tough themes such as bullying, learning differences, eating disorders, dating violence, equity and inclusion - to name a few—DCT provides kids and families with a safe, non-threatening environment in which to experience the performing arts and exchange important and character-building ideas at the same time.


We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to support the administrative aspects of our donor and corporate relations activities and oversee DCT volunteer recruitment and coordination. Qualified candidates should have database management experience, excellent written/verbal communication, and great organizational skills as well as a clear understanding of gift processing/recognition for a nonprofit. Ideal candidates will be proficient in the use of Tessitura (or similar donor database.)


  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of three years' experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office
  • Equivalent years of experience and/or education may be substituted
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; database management experience – Tessitura preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain focused and organized under multiple and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

To apply, email resume along with a cover letter to: staff.openings@dct.org

For a complete position description, please click here.

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Dallas Children's Theater online position announcements are intended only to provide general descriptions of employment opportunities; none of the information provided for any position should be interpreted as a commitment by Dallas Children's Theater to specific terms and conditions for employment.

DCT is committed to the kind of excellence in theater arts programming that challenges and inspires young people from every race, culture, gender, social class, ability and sexual orientation to develop their unique creative talents and individual perspectives in order to contribute to a more pluralistic and peaceful world.

DCT promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of the institution, including its programming, board and staff. DCT is an equal opportunity employer.





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