The Civic Circle is actively recruiting a VISTA Team Member, Teaching Artists, Youth Board Members, and Volunteers. Please see below for full details on how you can join our team.


Jump-start your career and strengthen democracy! The Civic Circle seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA program development specialist to help expand our arts-based civic learning program for students ages 8-13. Position includes full benefits, professional training opportunities, and tuition assistance. The VISTA will make a valuable social impact while gaining skills in program development, marketing, evaluation and nonprofit governance. Help empower the next generation with civic skills like news literacy and voting, through our creative, arts-based program! Apply HERE or contact


The Civic Circle seeks performers and teaching artists to perform in our assembly show help bring our democracy curriculum alive in arts-based after-school workshops for students age 8-13. Our teaching artists perform in schools and use the arts to convey lessons about seven civic skills we call “steps to democracy,” including civility (Listen!), news literacy (Learn!), and voting (Choose!). The ideal candidate will have a commitment to working with youth, experience using the arts to explore humanities materials, and be a teaching artist in one of the following areas: Singing and songwriting, instrumental music, poetry, theater, spoken word/storytelling, or visual arts. Opportunities to gain broad exposure through our democracy concerts, educational videos and community civic events. For more information, please contact:


The Civic Circle seeks two youth board member (age 16-24) to join our dynamic and growing team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high school or college student who has a passion for civic life and who shares our mission to use music and the arts to empower young students to understand and participate in democracy. We are committed to building an inclusive board that reflects the full diversity of Montgomery County, and we encourage individuals of all backgrounds and ages to apply. Please contact


The Civic Circle seeks volunteers to assist in a variety of areas. These include:

  • GUEST SPEAKERS: High School and College guest speakers who would like to share their civic experiences with younger students in our after-school workshops. Student journalists, advocates, voters, volunteers and student government representatives are all encouraged to participate. Guest speaker visits qualify for Student Service-Learning hours.
  • FUNDRAISING INTERN: Fundraising intern to assist with identifying grants and corporate sponsorships.
  • GRAPHICS INTERN: Graphics intern to assist with creation of flyers and infographics.

For further information, please contact