Volunteering for The Dance Centre

Call for Volunteers

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 & 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.

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


  • 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
Email: members[at]thedancecentre[dot]ca
Direct line: 604.606.6416
Fax: 604.606.6401

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