STEP 1 : CLICK TO FILL OUT OUR VOLUNTEER FORM
YOU CAN HELP 10,000 DANCERS MAKE IT TO BROADWAY AND WITNESS AND ENTIRE CITY CHEER!
Note: All Hands Volunteer Meetings
May 1st 6-8pm – Gibney Studios – Conference Room (280 Broadway, entrance at 53A Chambers, New York, NY)
May 14th 4-6pm – Gibney Studios – Studio D (280 Broadway, entrance at 53A Chambers, New York, NY)
Looking for: Production, Marketing, PR, Sponsorship and Development Professionals who love dance and diversity!
You can help make it happen!
Imagine 10,000 people of all colors, sizes, ages and rhythms dancing down Broadway to a city Park for a 3 hour parade followed by a 4 hour free festival…
It happens every year, a week before Memorial Day, and you can help make it so!
Searching for some passionate self-motivated people to take on leadership roles as we plan for the 10th Annual Dance Parade & Festival happening May 21, 2016. As a volunteer supported organization, we look just like this life-celebrating event. We can’t stay still, and if you can spare 3-5 hours a week we urge you to join this wonderful organization!
PARADE & FESTIVAL PRODUCTION
From curation to stage management to sound and vdeo production and tech. Seeking experienced dancers or non-profit dance administrators who can represent us when reaching out to professional dance companies.
You’ll help us raise the funds we need to put on the parade, Festival and other events such as the dance component of the Winter’s Eve tree lighting cevent at Lincoln Center. This can include grant writing, securing sponsorships, providing leads, and planning events.
MARKETING, PR & PROMOTIONS PROFESSIONALS
You’ll help us get the word out about the parade! This can include anything from writing press releases, forging media partnerships, editing our e-newsletter to strategizing for our street team.
The organizational chart, description of roles and responsibilities of the committees are described here.
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR FOR REGISTERED GROUPS: Responds to inquiries from dance groups, follows up on parade group needs and is chief liaison between registered groups and the Production Committee. As chief liaison, Production Coordinator will also connect groups to appropriate Dance Parade members as required or requested, inducts/trains all new committee members as Dance Parade Liaisons.
• VEHICLE COORDINATOR: secure Dance Parade vehicles as needed i.e. Grand Marshal presentation vehicles, day-of parade operation vans/cars, coordinate operational needs, insure parade groups w/vehicles adhere to vehicle guidelines, manage and distribute vehicle permits day-of parade.