Tucson Contra Dancers
What follows is a list of what it takes to put on each dance we enjoy.
We'll help you learn what's involved when you sign up.
We sincerely appreciate the volunteers who help make each dance possible! This sign up is for sound and refreshments at our regularly scheduled dances. Please see the descriptions below and sign up for whatever aligns with your interests and availability.
When you fill one of these roles at a dance, your entrance donation may be waived.
Dance Manager: Opens dance hall, sets out signs, sets up welcome desk, manages monies received and paid ; basically manages the dance. (Must be trained and approved). Arrives 5:45 pm, closes church 10:30 ish.
Dance Manager Assistant: assists dance manager, (arrives 5:45 pm till 10:30 pm) usually it's possible to dance a fair amount.
Refreshments Lead: shops for the food ($40 budget); turns in receipt(s) to Dance Manager for reimbursement at the dance; helps prepare and put out the food; helps clean up after the break (typically arrives by 6:15 pm; does not need to stay for the whole dance)
Refreshments Assistant: helps Refreshments Lead prepare, put out, and clean up the refreshments (typically arrives by 6:15 pm; does not need to stay for the whole dance)
Sound Lead: supervises the setting up and tearing down of the sound equipment; adjusts the mix according to the band's, caller's, and dancers' needs; trains Sound Assistants (typically arrives at 5:45 pm; expected to stay for the whole dance) **This is a paid position. While we desire additional Sound Leads, they need to complete training with Dylan before filling this role.**
Sound Assistant: helps Sound Lead set up and tear down sound equipment; welcome to train to become a Sound Lead (typically arrives at 5:45 pm; expected to stay for the whole dance)
Floor - Dry Mop/Sweep: dry mop floor after dance, sweep up any debris on floor.
Hall Reset: after the dance put tables and chairs where they were before the dance, take trash from restrooms and kitchen out to dumpster.
Thank you for volunteering! If you have any questions, please ask the Dance Manager or a Board member.
Location: Old Pueblo Dance Center, 613 East Delano Street, Tucson, AZ
|| Warren Deming