People

VOLUNTEERS

Dance/NYC’s events and programs thrive because of the enthusiastic volunteers who share the organization’s commitment for promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the New York City metropolitan area. Dance/NYC welcomes volunteers as integral members of its team and seeks to create meaningful opportunities that match their interests and skill sets. By growing a network of volunteers, we aim to build current and future leaders and strengthen their collective voice for dance.

Get Involved 

For more information about volunteer opportunities or to join our volunteer list serve, please contact us at volunteer@dance.nyc.

 

 

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Week-Of: Week-Of volunteers come in for a total of 9 hours over two separate days. The first five-hour shift must take place on the day before the event and The second four-hour shift can take place the week before the event or the day after the event and is flexible upon availability. Tasks include support for administration, production, media editing, post-production, and more.

Day-Of: Day-Of volunteers, volunteer or a minimum of 4 hours. Volunteers are typically scheduled in workstations, including production areas such as set up, registration, guest relations, photography, and more.
 

Month-Of Volunteer Opportunities 

Dance/NYC invites you to join our volunteer team as a part of the Month-Of volunteer program. As a Month-Of volunteer, you support the Dance/NYC staff as a core member of our team and volunteer between 5-10 hours per week for four weeks at the Dance/NYC office. Month-Of volunteer opportunities are on a rolling basis.

 

Accessibility 

Both disabled and nondisabled volunteers are encouraged to participate. Dance/NYC is committed to making its programs accessible to disabled people by hosting opportunities and training in accessible spaces with advance notice.

Accommodation requests and inquiries can be made by contacting Dance/NYC at 212.966.4452 (voice only) or by email at volunteer@dance.nyc
 

Recruitment

Dance/NYC values justice, equity, inclusion, and diversity at all levels of its organization, including its Board, committees, task forces, and staff. Diversity in this context refers to groups and individuals identified by, for instance, race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, status, religion, national origin, marital or partnership status, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. To foster the values of justice, equity, inclusion, and diversity, Dance/NYC seeks participation on its Board, committees, task forces, and staff from individuals who share and hold these values and reflect the diversity of the metropolitan New York City area, with a focus on majority African, Latina/o/x, Asian, Arab, and Native American (ALAANA) participation and disability and immigrant representation. (According to Census data, the New York City population is approximately 77% ALAANA, 10% disabled, and 37% foreign-born. Source: US Census Bureau American FactFinder 2011–2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.) For a full overview of Dance/NYC’s values on justice, equity, and inclusion and the agendas that inform this work, please refer to Dance.NYC/equity/values.

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