We believe that swing dance can and should be accessible to everybody, regardless of economic status and privilege. That’s why we’re working hard to create a robust volunteer program with multiple ways to get involved! Read on for more info and job descriptions. Available volunteer positions include:
- Weekly Event Staff
- Dance Ambassadors
- Poster Runners
- Work-Trade Opportunities
Weekly Event Staff A lot of hard work and love goes into our dance every Saturday. There are a limited number of FoCo Swing organizers and instructors on staff, therefore we rely on the support of our carpool, set-up, take-down and door volunteers managing the guest registration table to keep our dance running successfully. Each volunteer shift is 45 minutes long. Completing one shift will earn you free admission into that week’s lesson beginning at 7 pm and social dance beginning at 8 pm. Volunteers use the platform SignUp.com to choose, manage, and sign up for their own shifts as they become available. There are no additional requirements beyond fulfilling your chosen shift(s).
Dance Ambassadors – Coming soon! We’re currently designing an awesome program that will foster greater learning environments during our lessons and social dances, while also giving you more opportunities to improve your own dancing. More info TBA!
Poster Runners Poster Runners periodically hang up posters advertising our weekly event around town. Before you head out, you’ll check in with our Volunteer Coordinator to receive the posters, thumbtacks, tape, and a list of places to put them. Hang up at least 10 posters to earn free admission into the event – you get to choose which week!
Work-Trade Don’t see a position that interests you? Leave us a message with the skills and talents you can offer us – we’re always open to work with you to fulfill work-trade opportunities! We additionally extend this offer to help you cover or reduce the cost of private lessons.
Once we receive your message, our Volunteer Coordinator, Angela Huxel, will get back in touch with you within 48 hours!