ABC 666 Canberra at Warehouse Circus

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in Newsfeed | Comments Off

Last Friday 14th March ABC 666 Canberra broadcast their Breakfast program live from our training space in Chifley.

Presenter Philip Clark and his producers took their show on the road and ran away with the circus. Warehouse trainers Nathan and Piri and put a group of early-rising participants through their paces, entertaining our guests with demonstrations in tumbling, adagio, hoop, juggling, diabolo, German wheel, trapeze and tissu over the course of the morning. Not wanting to miss out Phil and his team dived right into the action joining in pass juggling and braving the German wheel. Listeners of the station were invited to come along for a BBQ breakfast and many Warehouse parents and participants also dropped by.

A great time was had by all! Be sure to take a look at the ABC’s online story HERE to get a glimpse of the action.


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Position Available: Finance Administrator

Posted on Jan 9, 2014 in Newsfeed | Comments Off

Warehouse Circus is seeking a Finance Administrator to join our office team.

Type of Employment: 6 month contract part-time

Hours: 20 hours per week across four afternoons, weekdays. Days of the week will be negotiated. Hours may be extended in future based on the needs of the organisation as it grows and the applicant’s skill set.

Salary: $23, 157 pa plus Superannuation

Required Skills in: MYOB Account Right Plus Software and Microsoft Excel.

Position Description:

The Finance Administrator will be responsible for the day to day financial operations of the circus including but not limited to accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll, bad debt recovery and maintaining participant records and other organisational data. Extensive knowledge and experience of MYOB Account Right Plus and Microsoft Excel are required for the role, as well as knowledge of basic business accounting operations. Superior organisational skills and attention to detail are also a must. The right person should be personable, have good communication skills and be willing to work as part of a busy team to meet deadlines. The Finance Administrator will also be required to take phone and email enquiries and undertake general office duties, working to assist the Programs Coordinator and management team in the smooth running of the organisation.

To Apply: please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the above position description. Please send applications to: or for more information phone (02) 62 603 626.

Applications close Wednesday the 22nd of January, 2014

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Happy Holidays from Warehouse! Shut down period information for 20/12/13 – 6/1/14

Posted on Dec 20, 2013 in Newsfeed | Comments Off

Happy Holidays from Warehouse! Shut down period information for 20/12/13 – 6/1/14

Hi there!

Merry Christmas everyone! We wish you all a strong healthy break and a Happy New Year!

Here is some information to assist you during our shut down period from COB Friday 20th of December until early morning the 6th of January.

If you have already enrolled in our School Holiday Programs and are yet to complete your member registration (contained in your confirmation email) or pay the deposit you can still do these online while we’re shut down. To make a payment please visit our Make a Payment page. Please note that participants without member registrations completed and full payments made by the commencement of each program will not be permitted to participate. Cash and Cheque will be accepted on the first morning of each program also.

If you would like to enrol your child or children in any of our school holiday programs in January there are still places in each week (as of the 20th of December). You can follow this link to the ‘I would like to Enrol’ page of our website. Remaining places will be allocated in order of completion of this form and you will be notified whether you have a place on Friday the 3rd of January at the latest and will be provided a link to our member registration via email. Please do not make a payment until we have confirmed a space in the program with you via a confirmation email.

The Holiday Programs are on the following dates and all run from 9am – 3pm daily.

• Week One, Chifley only: Monday the 6th of January to Friday the 10th of January ($330)
• Week Two, Chifley only: Monday the 13th of January to Friday the 17th of January ($330)
• Week Three, Chifley only: Monday the 20th of January to Friday the 24th of January ($330)
• Week Four, Kaleen only: Tuesday the 28th of January to Friday the 31st of January ($280)
Core programs will recommence on the 3rd of February, 2014. Your enrolment rolls over from term to term unless you complete a Program Unenrolment Form. Invoices will be sent out via email at least two weeks prior to your program commencement date. We will endeavour to finalise availability for participants moving classes before invoices are issued.

Event enquiries for 2014 can be made online via our Event Enquiries page. All event enquiries will be responded to after the office reopens on the 6th of January. Urgent event bookings for events occurring in the first two weeks of January are unlikely to be accommodated.

All other enquiries will be responded to as soon as possible after the 6th of January, 2014.

See you in 2014!


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Applications are now closed for Assistant Manager position

Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in Newsfeed | Comments Off

Hey! Thanks to everyone applied for the Assistant Manager position.

Applications are now closed.

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Position Available – Assistant Manager

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Newsfeed | Comments Off

Type of Employment: Permanent Full Time

Hours: 38 hours per week, Typically Monday – Friday with some flexibility to tailor around program requirements

Salary: $45,100 p.a. plus Super


Warehouse Circus is seeking an innovative and enthusiastic Assistant Manager with a diverse range of skills who can assist us throughout this time of sustained growth and development.

The Assistant Manager is a newly created role which will undertake the day to day operational management of Warehouse Circus under the direction of the General Manager. This will include handling phone and email enquiries, overseeing enrolment processes, keeping accurate and up-to-date financial records, staffing programs and troubleshooting operational issues.

In addition to this, the Assistant Manager will be responsible for is the implementing the Warehouse Circus Marketing and Communications Strategy in consultation with the Public Relations Officer on the Board and the General Manager.

The right applicant will be friendly, approachable, and adaptable while being an assertive leader and able to manage other staff members in their work. They will be reliable and professional and will have a good phone and email manner. Proficiency with basic accounting procedures is a must. Attention to detail and a thorough approach to administration are essential.

Experience working with MYOB Account Right Plus and Microsoft Excel is required. Some experience in working with the Adobe Design Suite will be necessary for the development of marketing campaigns (Illustrator and/or Photoshop). Experience with social media (Facebook and Twitter), Mail Chimp and WordPress will be important to the role.

The right person will develop a full understanding of the organisation and will be able to act in place of the General Manager when required to take up overflow from this role. There will be opportunities for learning and professional development as a part of the position. Applicants should be ready for a challenge, be willing to continually learn on the job and adapt that learning to new projects. We have a very positive and fun work environment which we hope any applicant will appreciate and add to.

Applications are by written submission addressing the position description and CV. Please Contact Us to obtain a copy of the full position description before applying.

First Round Applications Close 30th of November, 2013

Interviews will be conducted throughout the application period

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It’s Official! Circus For Life – Fringe to Woden Valley Festival

Posted on Sep 3, 2013 in Newsfeed | Comments Off

Circus for Life has been confirmed this year as the official Fringe Festival to The Woden Valley Festival!
The middle week of our three week circus arts celebration will be all about the Woden Valley! An exciting step in the development of Warehouse Circus’s partnership with the Woden Valley Festival, this means that not only will we have a MASSIVE presence at the Woden Valley Carnival on the 9th of November, but our performers will b

e popping up everywhere across Woden throughout Woden Valley Festival’s week-long festivities!



We will once again be hosting the shared event – A Night At the Circus at Warehouse Circus HQ in Chifley on the 6th of November, where all manner of performers from musicians to poets to comedians (and of course, CIRCUS!) will come out of the woodwork for a night of fun and FREE entertainment!
We will also be hosting again this year a Circus Olympics which has now been officially dubbed The Canberra Circus Funlympics and a 60 Acts in 60 Minutes Showcase but this year both events will take place on the 9th of November AT the Woden Valley Carnival! We will have our own Circus Funlympics Arena set up at the Carnival where you can come and hang out for the day and either participate or join our loud spectators for what is sure to be a catastrophe of circus competitions (all in the name of fun!). 60 Acts will take place on the Woden Valley Carnival Stage at 2:15pm so you are encouraged not to blink between then and 4pm (except during intermission where blinking is permitted) as you might risk missing some of the fastest circus performances you will ever see! Expressions of Interest for 60 Acts will be taken soon via our new Circus for Life website!
Aside from our interactive events, Woden Valley Festival has approximately a BILLION more ways that you can get involved so check out their website for more info!

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