ADAPTIdance DANCE INTERNSHIP Application
Deadline to Apply- September 15
Do you have a heart for working with people with physical and developmental disabilities?
Kern Dance Alliance and the League of Dreams are seeking dance interns to assist with the 6-week ADAPTIdance program. Dance interns will support the ADAPTIdance staff and participants, assist with dance classes and choreography, program assessments, and will perform in the ADAPTIdance performance at the Historic Bakersfield Fox Theater on November 15, 2023.
ADAPTIdance dance interns are expected to have at least 3 years of formal dance training and experience in assisting dance classes. Community service hours and letters of recommendation are available to all dance interns.
Dance interns are expected to be available for the duration of the fall 2023 ADAPTIdance program.
All ADAPTIdance dance interns will attend an orientation and training session at the Dance Studio at Garces Memorial High School.
To apply, submit a completed application form (below- all fields are required), cover letter, resume, and one letter of recommendation.
ADAPTidance Dance Internship Information
Kern Dance Alliance is a non-profit dance advocacy organization supporting and promoting dance in Kern County, Ca.
For more information, please visit www.kerndance.org
The mission of the League of Dreams is to work towards fulfillment of our motto: “Every child should have the chance to play!” Therefore, our mission is to provide sports training, team camaraderie and competitive sporting opportunities for athletes with disabilities.
For more information, please visit www.ourleagueofdreams.com
Kern Dance Alliance Volunteer Handbook
Please review the KDA Volunteer Handbook for detailed information of volunteer roles, terms, and conditions. KDA VOLUNTEER HANDBOOK CLICK HERE
League of Dreams Volunteer Handbook
Please review the LoD Volunteer Handbook for detailed information of volunteer roles, terms, and conditions. LoD VOLUNTEER HANDBOOK CLICK HERE
Under the supervision of the KDA Board of Directors and League of Dreams staff, this, approximately 10-30 hours internship, is a hands-on position that will be responsible for assisting across multiple program areas including dance class preparation, choreography development, and hands on assistance with ADAPTidance participants.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Supporting ADAPTidance program coordination
- Contributing to program social media
Assisting in volunteer management and coordination
Writing a testimonial and program assessment at the culmination of the program
Passion for dance and the arts in Kern County
- ADAPTIdance dance interns are expected to have at least 3 years of formal dance training and experience in assisting dance classes.
Willingness to be used where most needed
Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
- Positive attitude, willingness to learn, and a team-player
Internships are unpaid but are available for credit from the individual’s high school, college or university. ADAPTidance dance interns will receive a letter of recommendation upon request, and a great deal of hands-on experience.
ADAPTIdance Program Dates + Times:
Dates: Saturdays, September 30 - November 4, 2023
Times: 10:00-1:00 (does not include load in/load out times)
10:00 - 11:00- Class #1 (younger participants)
11:00 - 12:00- Class #2 (older participants)
12:00 - 1:00- Class #3 (participants with assistive devices)
2023 ADAPTIDANCE DATES + DEADLINES
Student Intern Applications Open: February 1, 2023
Student Intern Applications Deadline: September 15, 2023
Student Intern Mandatory Meeting: Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 am
Student Intern Mandatory Meeting:
Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 am- KDA Dance Studio at Garces Memorial High School
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org