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Becoming a member of Playtime’s team is a great opportunity to influence the future of a small, growing nonprofit, and positively impact the lives of about 700 children experiencing homelessness in D.C. each year. Playtime is an innovative organization dedicated to providing educational play activities, a therapeutic environment, opportunities to improve academically, access to community resources, and joy to children living in emergency and transitional housing programs.

Jamila Larson, Executive Director

Photo by Randall Myers

The homeless epidemic in D.C. disproportionally affects the most marginalized people in society, including people of color, people from working class backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTQ. We believe these communities must be centered in the work we do, and for this reason we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.  

If you don’t see an opening that’s right for you, consider other ways to get involved with Playtime.

Contact hiring@playtimeproject.org for more information.


Positions Available

  • The Deputy Director manages internal operations and partners with the Executive Director to provide organizational leadership. The Deputy Director provides supervision and support to the Program Director who manages Playtime’s programs that serve children experiencing homelessness. The Deputy Director spearheads a data-driven culture of accountability and teamwork in producing high-quality programs and services. In addition to contributing to the organization’s strategic goals, the Deputy Director oversees Playtime’s human capital strategy, trains volunteers in key content areas, and supports Playtime’s resource delivery program. (Click the title for details.)

  • The Site Manager oversees multiple program sessions and guides teams of volunteers in providing superior service delivery. This position oversees play programming and implements curriculum; builds relationships and communicates with site staff, program stakeholders and community partners; and conducts documentation, volunteer debrief sessions, and required outcome and output reports. (Click the title for details.)

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