More than connecting with our dancers, our volunteers play an important role in inspiring and helping them participate in our dance program to the best of their abilities. As a way to recognize our volunteers’ efforts and show how much we appreciate them, every year we run our Volunteer Commitment Appreciation Award. The award is [...]
Julia began volunteering virtually and has grown into such a great role model in our community. She volunteers in many community workshop classes throughout the week as an ambassador for the Dance Ability Movement. Besides embodying an inclusive mindset, Julia has the ability to make everyone feel a sense of belonging. Taking and applying feedback [...]
Join us in congratulating Sarah McLennan for being recognized as our 2020-2021 Volunteer of the Year!
The Volunteer of the Year award is presented to a volunteer who has consistently gone above and beyond in their role, has been an exemplary role model sharing their passion for dance, and demonstrates the values of The Dance Ability Movement by helping us build our dance community. Sarah began volunteering at our Mississauga location, [...]
Sam was nominated by her JCB instructor team because she continuously supports a more positive FUTURE for our dancers and team. She has become such a huge member of our FAMILY and adds so much to our community. During our theme weeks, Sam always shows her FUN spirit with amazing costumes and positive attitude. She has taken on more and more leadership as [...]
Caitlin has been such a huge addition to our volunteer team, bringing her passion for dance and Occupational Therapy (OT) in our community. Caitlin has been able to join the Dance Ability FAMILY and make such an impact on so many of our different classes. She has gone above and beyond constantly, giving up so [...]
Ashley began volunteering in the summer with our virtual classes and has continued into this season online with our HDSA classes and in-person at Dance Elite. She has shown such a strong commitment to her role, with perfect attendance. Her warm and welcoming personality makes class FUN for all the dancers. With a genuine approach, [...]
Reese has been such a big part of our in-person and now virtual JCB volunteer team and has made a truly special connection with his buddy. Reese's buddy took it upon themself to nominate him, highlighting how FUN it is to be able to dance together and how great he is to spend time with. [...]
Blair truly understands that all dancers deserve the opportunity to move in ways that feel good to them, and participate in ways that are safe and provide opportunities for connection. Blair has been a true collaborator with the FAMILY of his dance buddy, coming up with creative solutions with the team to ensure his dance [...]
Eliora joined our team this past season, eager to learn more about the field of Occupational Therapy, and share her love of helping others! Eliora was matched with a new dancer at JCB Danceworks who also happened to join late in the season - and they immediately hit it off! On her first day, Eliora welcomed [...]
Meet the recipients of the 2019-2020 Volunteer Outstanding Achievement Award & Commitment Appreciation Award!
Our volunteers are a crucial part of our programming, and we are so thankful for their dedication and commitment to ensure our dancers have the best experience possible. As a way to recognize our volunteers’ efforts and show how much we appreciate them, every year we run our Volunteer Outstanding Achievement and Commitment Appreciation Awards. [...]