Ascendance Pole & Aerial Arts is a nonprofit studio coming soon to the downtown Renton, WA area.

Work Study Program


Front Desk Work Study Position

We’re looking for some amazing customer service focused dancers who would like to  join our team and support the operations of our growing studio!


Front Desk Work Study positions are stationed at the main check in desk at the Ascendance Pole & Aerial Arts to help greet clients, answer questions, assist with retail sales, some light office administrative work, and light facility duties.

Candidates must commit to a minimum of 1 regular shift per week. Candidates must commit to a minimum of 3 months to be considered. This position will report to the Studio Manager and Program Director.



We are looking for Work Study to take one of these shifts each week.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday (one person on each evening shift)

  • 5:00pm – 9:00pm (4 hours)

Saturdays (one person for each shift. You may combine shifts)

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm (2 hours)

  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm (2 hours)

  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm (2 hours)


  • Welcome and orient visitors of Ascendance, upholding our high standard of customer service

  • Answer in-person inquiries for all Ascendance programs

  • Answer phone calls to Ascendance to take messages, answer questions, or provide directions as needed.

  • Light cleaning duties such as sweeping and mopping floors, dusting, wiping mirrors, removing the trash, and restocking studios with supplies.

  • Assist with signing in students to their classes

  • Ring up retail purchases

  • Other miscellaneous office tasks

  • Attend monthly Staff Meetings, as schedule allows.


  • Extremely punctual, reliable, and dedicated.

  • Interest in working with our community and being a representative for our studio’s mission

  • Presents oneself in a mature, polished, polite, friendly manner

  • Customer service and MindBody experience a plus


  • Front Desk Work Study Students will receive account credit to use for services at a rate of $15 per hour worked.

    • Account credit will be added to the Work Study client account at the end of the month, when hours worked are tallied.

    • Credit remaining on the account cannot be traded for cash and must be spent or forfeited by the close of the workstudy term.

  • Work Study Students can rent the studio at $10/hour rental rate (instead of $30 per hour)

  • Work Study Students will receive an Ascendance tank top when our stock arrives.



To apply, please email with the subject “Work Study Applicant”.  Please indicate

  • your interest

  • your desired shift(s) (see above)

  • a brief explanation of why you would love to be a Work Study with Ascendance Pole and Aerial Arts.

  • and please include your phone number, so that we may call you for a short interview

Candidates will go through a short phone interview and once all applicants have been reviewed, we will email a contract to those qualify and then send an invite to the Workstudy Orientation.

Questions? Email and we will get you squared away!