Volunteer

Do you want to help spread the joy of social dance? Then consider volunteering for Dancing Classrooms Philly! Volunteer opportunities include helping at our Colors of the Rainbow Grand Final event, helping to set up and run a Fundraiser, Promenade, or other special event, and more.  Have something specific in mind? We love outside ideas. Please fill in the form below to get the conversation started!

Dancing Classrooms Philly Volunteer Form

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Clearances

To ensure the safety of our students, staff, and partners, a criminal background check is required before volunteers can serve. Volunteers are the lifeblood of Dancing Classrooms Philly, so please take the time to complete this important process. To learn more or to apply for the clearances, visit the PA Department of Human Services, at the following link: https://www.dhs.pa.gov/KeepKidsSafe/Clearances/Pages/default.aspx.

 

Please attach a PDF, PNG, or JPEG of your Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police clearance, AND either your affirmation that you are not required to obtain an FBI clearance OR your FBI clearance (you were fingerprinted for this because you have lived outside Pennsylvania in the last ten years).




COVID-19 Requirements:


Purpose:

In accordance with Dancing Classroom Philly's duty to provide and maintain a safe space for students that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our volunteers, staff, students, partner schools and organizations, and our community at large from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, that may be reduced by vaccinations. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

 

Scope:

All volunteers are required to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccinations are free, whether an individual has health insurance or not), unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Volunteers not in compliance with this policy will not be utilized for in-person opportunities at schools or community events. ALSO, volunteers must follow all district and/or school/partner organization related Covid-19 protocols when applicable including, but not limited to: masking policy, testing requirements, pre-entry screening forms, disclosure of Covid-19 status, quarantine requirements, etc…

 

Reasonable Accommodation:

Volunteers in need of an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief must submit a written request and state the reason for their accommodation to Caitlyn@musicopia.net. Accommodations may be granted where they do not cause a direct threat to the health and safety of Dancing Classrooms Philly’s constituents or partners.