Jobs

Current volunteer opportunities and job openings at Dance New England

Paid Positions

Space Chores Coordinator

The person in this role oversees the orderliness, cleanliness, and physical and energetic function of specified common spaces used by Dance Campers for the duration of set up, Camp, and take down. Space Chores Coordinator also delegates and supervises volunteers to create & maintain clean and orderly programming spaces and common spaces.

This position involves some work prior to Camp, work at setup, approximately six hours per day at Camp, and takedown at the end of Camp.

Supervised by: Head of Chores
Supervisor to: Space Chores Volunteers

Compensation: Free working camp and $250 stipend

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To apply:

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Volunteer Positions

Kitchen Committee Head & Members

Committee head oversees, supports, and collaborates with the Head Chef and Dining Hall Manager and assistants, as well as leads team on soliciting food donations for Camp. Committee members recruit and hire staff, plan and create systems, and help set up at Camp.

Volunteer compensation: up to 5 days of free Camp split between committee members.

View full job description for Kitchen Committee Head here.

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Green Guerrillas Coordinator

Head the Green Team at Camp. The Green Guerillas can be seen climbing into recycle bins and out of compost buckets. We green the scene by composting, recycling and educating! Your chores will be monitoring the system and providing unique and fun education throughout Camp. Green Guerillas Coordinator leads the GG Team and interacts with other committees.

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Teen Committee Head

Oversee the Teen Program, and support the Teen Program Coordinators in their roles and evaluate their performances. Liaise between Teen Program and parents and make sure there is coordination between the Teen & YPP coordinators. Must work well collaboratively and have knowledge of and/or investment in Teen Program.

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Website Manager

General responsibilities:
Make corrections and additions to DNE’s WordPress website as directed by the Board of Directors, Website Committee, and/or Managing Coordinator in a timely fashion. A sense of humor, and occasionally the ability to herd cats (especially for updating Camp pages), are a huge plus.

Please view full job description here.

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Chores Committee

The Chores Committee is looking for a few new members! Responsibilities include setting up chore registration tables, registering campers for chores, and ensuring campers show up for their shifts. Ideal candidates are good with people (you get to meet everyone who comes to Camp!), familiar with computers and databases, ready to learn new skills and work hard at times, and interested in participating in a vital function at Camp. Potential to become a co-chair with authority over the entire chores system.

Volunteer; chores coordinators are eligible to be compensated with some days of camp.

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Masquerade Coordinator

The Masquerade Coordinator will spearhead efforts to get the word out about the masquerade, put up signs, and get campers pumped and party ready! Get creative, perhaps setting up a mask-making station or turning getting dressed up into a runway experience…your call!

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Fee for Service Coordinator

Recruit and share guidelines with service providers at Camp; collect tithe; set up and break down space; serve as point person for questions.

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Festival Coordinator

Provides opportunities for people to sign up for the festival, decide who’s performing and in what order, sets up the festival stage and sound (with Sound & Lights crew). The Festival Coordinator runs the festival, including being the Festival MC or finding someone else to do so. The Coordinator creates a festival poster/sign for the Dining Hall.

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Bulletin Board Coordinator

Set up and maintain information and announcement bulletin boards for Camp. Requires a one-day minimum set-up attendance to organize, create bulletin boards, and add content.

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Board Members

Joining the Board is a great way to get involved at a deeper level for those with experience in leadership at DNE. Our working board applies their expertise, insight, and vision to strengthen DNE’s future. The Board meets throughout the year, and each Board member is compensated with free (working) Camp.

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HR Committee Head & Members

Work with DNE’s Human Resources Committee to hire staff, perform reviews, etc. Involves leading monthly HR meetings and preparing agenda (minutes are taken by HR Admin Assistant). Experience with hiring and other HR processes preferred.

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Grant Writer

From your home, work with the Accessibility & Inclusion Committee to apply for grants to support campers with special needs. Skills required: ​collaboration, communication, organization, computer literacy

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Evening Activities Coordinator & Committee Members

This coordinator creates the schedule of evening events in collaboration with the Managing Coordinator and various committee heads. The coordinator also acts as liaison between committees and provides active support to committee heads at Camp. Committee members will assist with reviewing and scheduling “Community Offering” proposals. 

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Registration Committee Members

This committee primarily meets from early spring through the start of camp, roughly bi-weekly, depending on need, for 1.5 hours each time. There would be email conversations related to policies. Some of the things we are currently looking at are registration options, incentives for new folk, guest policies (particularly for staff), customization guidelines, day-tripper possibilities, late fee policy clarification, and cancellation policy review. Lots of interesting projects!

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