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Dance Marathon Committee Applications

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position on a Dance Marathon 2015 Committee!

Dance Marathon 2015 will be on February 28, 2015!

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All of our fundraising efforts go towards the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
All committee members are required to also raise the minimum fundraising goal (TBD) and be present at the entire marathon and available the night before for set up and preparation.  They also need to attend any major programs and committee meetings throughout the year.

We have positions available on all committees which are:

  • Fundraising & Sponsorship - Works with the committee chairperson in coordinating fundraisers for dancers & committee members, finding sponsors for the event, and coordinating the Silent Auction.
  • Hospitality - Works with the committee chairperson in coordinating food, snacks, and other "welcoming" items for the dancers during the event.
  • Educational Programming- Works with the committee chairperson in educating the BW campus & community about HIV/AIDS through various programming efforts throughout the year, during World AIDS Week in December, and at the event.
  • Public Relations - Works with the committee chairperson in promoting Dance Marathon through several different PR & Marketing tactics to various organizations on and off campus (i.e. creation of advertisements, speaking to campus organizations, contacting local media)
  • MoraleWork with the committee chairperson and  will be responsible for designing and teaching  short choreographed dances for the event. Committee members will work with a group of dancers leading up to and during the event to keep them motivated during all activities. 
  • Dancer Relations - Works with the committee chairperson in coordinating all the logistics for the dancers participating in the marathon. They will put together Tshirts, organize teams, communicate with all the dancers once they register for the marathon, and put together the dancer bags for participants at the marathon.

  • Dancer Recruitment - Works with the committee chairperson in coordinating all aspects of Dancer Recruitment, including the kick off event, speaking at College 101/FYE classes, tabling during the semester, and all other recruitment activities.

  • Entertainment and Facilities - Works with the committee chairperson in coordinating logistical details of the event, including schedule, speakers, activities, etc.

    PLEASE NOTE: All committee members are required to commit to all the above duties, be present at the entire event, and raise the minimum fundraising amount.

Applications are due by September 10th at 5:00 pm.  Don't wait until the last minute! We will interview as we go, as we see needed.


* Required information
Applications are due by September 10th at 5:00 pm.
Name: *
GPA: *
Email: *
Phone Number: *
Major/Minor: *
Please rank your top 3 choices for committee positions:
Choice 1: *
Choice 2: *
Choice 3: *
Please answer the following questions as thoroughly and honestly as possible.
Please explain why you are interested in helping to plan, as well as participate in, this year's Dance Marathon.: *
What are 3 of your strengths and 1 area you would like to improve upon as they relate to your teamwork abilities? Please explain them.: *
What role do you usually take on when working in a group of your peers?
What other time commitments do you have for the 14-15 academic year? *
Are there any other committees you would be willing to serve on other than your top 3 choices? Please list them here.: *
How did you find out about participating in Dance Marathon? (Check all that apply):  Involvement Fair    Flyer on Campus    Friend    Previous Experience    Email    Twitter    Facebook    Instagram    Other  
If you checked "other" above, please let us know what it is::
MORALE ONLY: Please note that if you are asked to have an interview, you need to prepare a presentation teaching us how to do something. (No more than 5 minutes in length).
ALL APPLICANTS: Once we review your application, you may be contacted for an interview.
Applicants are required to have at least a 2.5 grade point average and must be in good standing with Baldwin Wallace University. By checking the box below, I affirm that all of the information I have provided on this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. Furthermore, I consent to the release of my grades to the Dance Marathon Executive Board as part of the application process for a Committee Position.
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