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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3925 Main StreetKANSAS CITY, MO 64111

About

City in Motion is in need of multiple volunteers to assist with our special events, as well as support us in researching and writing grants. See all opportunities below:


SPECIAL EVENT VOLUNTEERS

MARCH/APRIL

Event Name: Wine and Chocolate Fundraiser (tour Hyde Park home, enjoying music, food and wine, owner talk/Q & A)

Volunteer Activities:

  • Solicit/pickup food, wine donations
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Make announcements (introduce and thank home owner)

Time Commitment: 3-4 hours

FEBRUARY

Event Name: Modern Night at the Folly (juried, regional dance performance)

Volunteer Activities:

  • Solicit for program ads (individuals, business owners, etc.)
  • Bring food/drink for reception
  • Set up for post-concert reception
  • Tear down post-concert reception
  • Set up City in Motion table in lobby
  • Greet guests at City in Motion table in the lobby
  • Tear down City in Motion table in lobby
  • Make announcements (thank sponsors, patrons)

Time Commitment: 3-4 hours

MAY

Event Name: City in Motion Professional Company Concert

Volunteer Activities:

  • Solicit for program ads (individuals, business owners, etc.)
  • Set up City in Motion table in lobby
  • Greet guests at City in Motion table in the lobby
  • Sell raffle tickets
  • Tear down City in Motion table in lobby
  • Pass out programs
  • Announce raffle winner

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours

SEPTEMBER

Event Name: Dance in the Park (dance performances by City in Motion Children’s Dance Theater, various ethnic dance performances and City in Motion professional company)

Volunteer Activities:

  • Attend (approximately) 2 Committee Meetings
  • Solicit for program ads (individuals, business owners, etc.)
  • Set up City in Motion table
  • Greet guests at City in Motion table
  • Sell raffle tickets
  • Tear down City in Motion table
  • Stage set up
  • Parking attendant

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours

Event Name: Hamburger Mary’s Charity Bingo

Volunteer Activities:

  • Solicit businesses for prizes (gift cards, baskets, etc.)
  • Raise $250 tip for emcee
  • Sell raffle tickets
  • Pass out prizes to winners

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours

OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer Job Title: Board Member

Volunteer Activities:

  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Sit on a committee
  • Provide leadership for general operations of City in Motion Dance Theater
  • Solicit public for donations
  • Donate in-kind items, time and/or financially to the organization

Time Commitment: 4-10 hours monthly

Volunteer Job Title: School Monitor

Volunteer Activities:

  • Greet public
  • Answer the door (buzzer at desk)
  • Register students for classes
  • Answer the phone

Time Commitment: 6-10 hours monthly

Volunteer Job Title: Grant Writer

Volunteer Activities:

  • Research grants
  • Write grants
  • Write grant reports
  • Update grant calendar

Time Commitment: 6-10 hours monthly

Volunteer Job Title: Marketing Assistant to Board Committee

Volunteer Activities:

  • Update social media (Facebook and website)
  • Assist with merchandise creation, branding, design

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours monthly

Volunteer Job Title: Researcher

Volunteer Activities:

  • Research health benefits of dance
  • Determine specific calories burned for each class offered at City in Motion
  • Create needs statement based on findings to be used in grant applications to health funders

Time Commitment: 6-10 hours monthly

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Business Development

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies
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