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Volunteer Dance Instructor

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  • 1 person is interested

We are looking for passionate dance instructors to join our community at 5th Element Center for Dance. You will be responsible for teaching students in engaging virtual dance classes and/or workshops. This involves sharing theory and practice of your dance style to students.

If you love dance and enjoy working with people of all ages, we encourage you to apply.

  • Communicating with a diverse group of students
  • Engaging, encouraging, and motivating students to reach their goals
  • Choreographing combos and selecting music for classes and/or workshops
  • Provide a fun and creative and safe - physical, emotional, and psychological - environment virtually
  • Show respect for all students
  • Offer challenges that will raise students to the next level
  • Help everyone, regardless of ability level, feel included
  • Lead a safe warm-up prior to dance class to minimize the risk of injury and facilitate good practice
  • Explain and demonstrate individual movements, sequences, and concepts to dance students
  • Provide both leadership and vision in teaching techniques, theory, and performance
  • Educate students about the background of the dance form that they are learning, by providing them with historical and cultural references
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dedication and passion for dancing
  • Energetic, driven, creative, and dependable character
  • Demonstrate patience and leadership skills
  • Previous teaching experience is preferred

Service as a volunteer with 5th Element Center for Dance is voluntary without remuneration.

For more information, please contact Janei Maynard at janei@fifthelementdance.org

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PO BOX 470201, AURORA, CO 80047, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster personal & artistic development through the hip hop arts for youth to grow into compassionate, knowledgeable, and expressive artists who are connected to themselves & their communities


5th Element Center for Dance is a nonprofit dance studio that provides dance, academic, and social emotional resources to youth in Aurora, CO with no cost barrier. 5th Element is named after the fifth element of hip hop, Knowledge, and centers hip hop styles and pedagogy as a culturally responsive approach to education.

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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Dance / Aerobics




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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