Call for Volunteers 2019 - 2020


The Dance Centre


Sep. 30, 2020

Organization Description: 

From cutting edge works to the rich traditions of dances from all cultures, The Dance Centre is dedicated to the development of the art of dance in British Columbia. We offer public performances in our beautiful building, Scotiabank Dance Centre, special events as well as resources and programs supporting the professional development of dance creators. We are a non-profit organization and a registered charity.

Organization Website:

Volunteer Opportunity Description: 

We are looking to grow our roster of amazing volunteers for our upcoming 2019-2020 season!

Are you passionate about the arts and interested in supporting your local dance community? Come join us at The Dance Centre and support BC dance as a volunteer! Volunteers have the opportunity to learn about exciting initiatives for dance, gain experience with a non-profit arts organization and make connections with artists and other arts advocates in the community. 

A Dance Centre volunteer has great communication and organization skills, is punctual, responsible, reliable, engaged, friendly, and enjoys working with the public. Ideally, volunteers would be able to commit to a minimum 5 shifts during the season.

Volunteer Areas and Opportunities

Performances & Studio Showings
Evening, daytime, weekday and weekend options
• Ushering
• Box office
• Bartending

Free Public Events
Evening, daytime, weekday and weekend options
• Distributing fliers
• Greeting public
• Providing information

Development Support
• Thank you calls, initiations, follow-ups to donors
• Office administration e.g. mailouts
• Special events: registration; ushering; set/up & strike

Ambassadors & Outreach
• Promote performances to specific communities e.g. seniors, students, etc.
- Word of mouth, social media, other networks
• Poster & leaflet distribution 

Benefits / Perks

• Training and experience in the Arts and Culture sector
• Observe the inner workings of Vancouver’s dance-hub
• Support dance in Vancouver
• Meet people in the dance & arts community 
• Learn new skills
• Build up your resume 
• Receive free tickets to performances

How to Apply: 

To volunteer with us, please fill out an application form and send it along with your resume to:

Hilary Maxwell, Member Services Coordinator
Direct line: 604.606.6416
Fax: 604.606.6401 

If you have any further questions about volunteering, please contact us.

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