Volunteer Expectations and Requirements

About C2D:

Chance 2 Dance, INC is a 501©3 non-profit organization that was founded by Nicole Warren and Kyle Kirby in Lake Mary, FL in March 2016. Chance 2 Dance provides a genuine- dance class experience to children, youth, and adults with special needs. Our organization’s main goal is to provide movement classes to those who wouldn’t otherwise receive this extracurricular activity in their day-to-day life. We want to break down the stigma of the word ‘disability’ and bring to light the true abilities and potential, showcased through movement. We create partnerships with organizations and schools that cater to individuals on the Autism Spectrum, those who have Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Varying Exceptionalities, as well as Behavioral and Emotional Disorders. 

Expectations:

  • Assist the C2D Lead instructors during all programming 

  • Committed attendance to C2D programming times at the WDS 2020

  • Help keep the participants safe and comfortable

  • Participate in dance activities 

  • Positively encourage the participants 

  • Assist the participants; gently manipulate their bodies into correct body positions, hold their hands when needed/necessary, safely lead them through movements 

  • Model the program, movements, class flow, organization, and classroom cues  

  • Use the participants names throughout the program to reinforce and encourage participation

  • Include and encourage any dance participant that seems unfocused, disinterested, or left out

  • Stay enthusiastic and upbeat regardless of dance participants behavior or attitude

Responsibilities:

  • Be punctual for your volunteer duty or shift

  • Be reliable and responsible

  • Communicate any issues or concerns which are likely to affect your volunteer duties

  • Do your duties as assigned and directed

  • Accept guidance from the C2D Leaders

  • Be willing to learn and participate in dance class activities and movements

  • Understand the role of the C2D Leaders, maintain a smooth working relationship with them and stay within the bounds of the volunteer role

  • Keep sensitive organizational information confidential

  • Comply with the policies and procedures of WDS 2020

Remember:

The population of Chance 2 Dance participants have special needs. Assume few things will ever go as planned. Expect the unexpected, have fun, and keep in mind-you are making a difference, small feats today lead to significant growth tomorrow. Stay positive be happy! 

Thanks to our Program Sponsors!

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