Employment and Volunteer Opportunities


Artistic Director David Hochoy to Retire at the end of the 2022-23 Season

After a thirty-two career at Dance Kaleidoscope, David Hochoy will retire from his position as the Artistic Director at the end of the 2022–2023 Season.  This planned retirement coincides with Dance Kaleidoscope’s 50th Anniversary Season. Dance Kaleidoscope is working with Management Consultants for the Arts to aid in the search for Dance Kaleidoscope's next Artistic Director. 

We invite you to learn more about the Artistic Director position and apply here.  


Dance Kaleidoscope is also hiring a Programs and Administrative Manager.


The Programs and Administrative Manager at DK through admin help will lead the organization to increasing levels of service, recognition and support.  As a right hand to the Executive Director and leadership team, this position ensures the smooth functioning of the business. The ideal candidate promotes a positive and inclusive culture by collaborating to encourage team building, identifies and escalates issues, ensures efficient processes, and maintains mission focus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • All around administrative help from expense reports, meeting and event planning, basic QuickBooks data entry, internal and external correspondence, HR support and marketing/promotions
  • Manage databases and systems
  • Assist with program administration
  • With operations manager, field incoming calls/emails/correspondence

Partner/Assistant to the Executive Director

  • Support Executive Director with administrative duties for example, maintain board rosters, contracts and contact information and assist with creation and management of special events
  • Serve as a thought partner to the Executive Director regarding improving the experience for staff, grantees, donors, and stakeholders

Database, Development and Customer Service (Patron) Management

  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Operations Manager with cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of individual and institutional donors
  • Assist in managing donor database. Research and implement ongoing database optimization measures including analyzing overall organizational needs and making recommendations for improvement
  • Manage donor data, event registration, and donor engagement efforts.  Provide regular reports, advice and insights to support growth
  • Act as first-impressions liaison and shepherd general organizational questions

Communications, Marketing and Events

  • Assist with the development, execution, and monitoring of e-news including creating original content (create, proofread, and edit) in the program called EMMA (similar to Constant Contact)
  • Maintain and update website
  • Enter all DK events on monthly community calendars
  • Coordinate information needed for performance programs including management of program ad sales. Be the primary contact with sponsors to ensure they receive their benefits  
  • Coordinate with partner organizations to manage program ad trades
  • Develop programs to support group sales with companies and organizations

Special Events

  • Support special events
  • Staff events; for example, performances and outreach and engagement activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Coordinate and organize volunteer program


The individual must believe in and be a passionate advocate for DK’s mission.
A strong applicant will possess these qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of admin experience
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and the ability to successfully juggle multiple priorities, as well as attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and relationship-building skills with a strong focus on an inclusive and positive environment. Must be able to build trust and interact with stakeholders and staff at all levels and with individuals of diverse backgrounds
  • Agile and resourceful problem solver with a solutions-over-obstacles approach
  • Excellent judgment and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with a wide range of software and engagement tools, including basic QuickBooks, CRM systems, mail merges, basic excel with data-sorts, Microsoft Office tools, and facility for basic technical troubleshooting
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required


This position requires candidates to be in a stationary position 50% of the time. Position also requires the hearing and visual acuity to converse with internal and external constituents in person, over the phone, and via electronic communication with or without reasonable accommodation.  Ability to lift, pull or push up to 30 pounds when necessary.

Salary, Benefits, and Culture

Dance Kaleidoscope is an established, dynamic and ever-growing organization. The successful candidate will appreciate a culture of continual improvement.  There is no typical day on this job; it provides a great deal of variety. DK is seeking to hire an individual who is motivated to make improvements and increase efficiency so that we work smarter – not harder.  This position comes with flexibility in scheduling because some work weeks include weekend events and performances. At DK, everyone works together, and we are rewarded with ample time off and flexibility. The successful candidate may propose options to complete work both on-site in the office and off-site at a home office. 

This is a full-time exempt position. Annual salary is $40,000 with employer provided health care (DK pays 75% of health insurance premium, 100% of vision, dental and life.)  15 paid holidays and 10 PTO days in year 1.

Dance Kaleidoscope is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, pregnancy, creed or any other characteristic protected by law. 

NOTE: Dance Kaleidoscope has a vaccine policy that requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID- 19.  A medical or religious exemption to this policy may be granted if a reasonable accommodation exists that will enable the employee to perform the essential functions of the job. Exemptions or reasonable accommodations are not guaranteed.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.


Audition Information

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Volunteer Opportunities

When you volunteer, you can help this professional dance company thrive and support its growth. You'll meet new people and get to know the people at Dance Kaleidoscope.  Dance Kaleidoscope is seeking new board members, committee members as well as volunteers to support our mission.   
Whether you enjoy organizing events or consulting on our strategic plan, we have a place for you. 

Current volunteer opportunties include:

50th Anniversary Committee (help plan special events that celebrate this milestone)
Outreach and Engagement (work with DK staff at community events such as Penrod)
Office Support (put your administrative skills to use behind the scenes)
Graphic Design Support (put your talent to good use!)
Studio Support (help at special events such as studio performances and open houses)
Board Membership (take on a leadership position as an ambassador for DK)

Get started today.  Fill out this simple form 

 Committee and Volunteer Onboarding Process

  1. Complete the Form
  2. We will contact you to talk about your interests, availability, and the opportunities available.

Board of Trustees

If you are interested in serving on the board, consider serving on a committee first such as strategic planning, education, marketing or special events.  This is a great way to get to know Dance Kaleidoscope.  

Board Selection Process

  1. Complete the basic form above
  2. We will arrange a meeting to discuss your interests, availability, and possible role(s) for you on our Board.  We'll want you to meet and spend time with staff and board prior to the next step. 
  3. Complete a Board Nomination Form, which will be presented to the Board for approval.
  4. Board will vote to approve your membership at or before the next quarterly meeting.
  5. We'll provide onboarding with an orientation and you'll sign a board agreement and receive board member materials.
  6. You attend the next Board quarterly meeting.

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