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Dance Marathon Committee Applications

Thank you for your interest in applying for a position on a Dance Marathon 2014 Committee!

Dance Marathon 2014 will be on March 1, 2014.

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 dancer registration, supplies for the dancers, and visitor welcome during the event.

  • 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 18th 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 18th 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.
Why are you interested in being part of a committee for this year's Dance Marathon? *
What does Dance Marathon mean to you? *
What are 3 of your strengths and 1 area you would like to improve upon as they relate to your teamwork abilities? *
What other time commitments do you have for the 13-14 academic year? *
Are there any other committees you would be willing to serve on other than your top 3 choices? Please list them here.: *
If you are applying for a MORALE committee position, please answer these remaining questions.
MORALE ONLY: Why specifically are you interested in being a part of the Morale Committee?
MORALE ONLY: Describe how you would lead, motivate, and encourage the dancers as part of the Morale team.:
MORALE ONLY: You do not have to have previous dance experience, but if you do, please list that here.:
MORALE ONLY: What role do you usually take on when working in a group of your peers?
MORALE ONLY: The Morale Committee is often very competitive in terms of our selection process, what else do you want us to know about you as we make our decision?
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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