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DCBX DC Bachata Congress is seeking volunteers! Volunteer for 12 hours during the Festival and receive a FULL PASS access to the event to enjoy workshops, shows and parties.
DCBX is the home of the DCBX DC Bachata Congress, Global Impact Film Fest, and the Xccelerate Entrepreneurs Moving Forward.
Who We Are: DCBx is a group of professionals who believe in sharing their love of Latin & Global culture with rhythm, respect and a whole lot of fun.
Our Mission: To Empower Lives by Celebrating the Global Latin Experience.
Our Promise: To passionately grow, support and enrich our community by creating events and opportunities for people to come celebrate diversity, Latin music, global culture and learning.
This year DCBx as a whole is looking for a select group of interns, team members, and volunteers. Opportunities vary in commitment level; however, we seek to procure a quality team that will elevate the DCBx overall experience.
This year we are offering THREE different ways to get involved in the all the action:
Pre-game “PG” Volunteers: Preparations before Main Event now until end of event
Game-time “GT” Volunteers: Volunteering during the Main Events four days
Post-Game “PG” Volunteers: Volunteering after the Main Event ends on Monday morning
Requirements for Game-Time Volunteers this year:
1. Applicant must be able to commit time to Volunteering to qualify of a Full Pass (as advertised on the DC Bachata official website) to the Event SIDE NOTE: There are also a HANDFUL of spots for Team Leaders who are interested in learning the business and contributing time to the structure of the event and move up with the Company.
2. Applicant will be asked to send in an agreement of commitment as well as a credit card on file to be charged if and only if Applicant does not complete volunteering as agreed upon.
3. Applicant will be asked to arrive at least 15 minutes before shift will start and cancellations/rescheduling should be kept at a minimum and with at least 48-hours notice to Thursday, the event start date.
4. Applicant for Game -Time positions will be placed where there is most need. Although we will try to keep you in the area that best fits our needs, changes do arise and the Congress reserves the right to place volunteers where needed.
Pre-game (PG) Volunteers get in on the planning side of DCBX and get exclusive access to DCBX Planning Committee and Team by commiting to two-months of involvement in all DCBX planning!
Perks: PG Volunteers get second dibs on DCBX hired positions and gigs throughout the year (after DCBX Team members), entrance to DCBX-participating local events for one season*, and a VIP Pass to DCBX August.
Schedule varies year to year and is dependent on strengths of candidate!
Requirements: We are looking for self-motivated movers and shakers to be a part of the DCBX family. Go Getters Welcome! Two-month volunteer commitment varies in committment from meetings, brainstorming parties, to be on call during the congress (having a hotel room is vital). Flexibility is a must for PG Volunteers as assist DCBX Team and Chiefs in organizing and putting together a major event!
Few will be accepted. References required.
GAME TIME VOLUNTEERS:
Game-Time volunteers are required a minimum of 12 hours during the conference period. If you would like to be considered for a Game-Time position, please fill out the form and as game-time only and volunteer coordinator will connect with you in the near future.
OTHER: Lastly, if you already have a pass, we do not offer refunds of passes. If you would like to help out to for community service hours or just to help, we appreciate you! Please provide an application and mention in the notes section.
If you have an access pass and would like to volunteer for an upgrade, we can will accommodate these requests last. Please be patient as we schedule over 200+ volunteers or email firstname.lastname@example.org for news/info. Upgrades include 3-4 hours committment for helping manage VIP Table Seating, Master Classes, Specialty Classes, Special VIP Events, Merch handing, etc.
We look forward to working with you this year! Please fill out the form below for best scheduling!