Arts Development - Tea Dance Assistant - Lighthouse

Tea Dance Assistant

Purpose: Our popular, bi-monthly tea dances at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, attract up to 80 people who enjoy dancing, socialising and listening to great live music. We have a small but enthusiastic team of Tea Dance volunteers and we would welcome new members. Tasks include setting up the room, meet and greet, running the raffle and making customers feel welcome. Volunteers who can dance and are happy to lead are especially welcome, but dance skills are not essential. 

Where: Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road Poole Dorset BH15 1UG

Next Times and dates:

Thursday 8th March 2018 1.30 - 4pm

Thursday 10th May 2018 1.30 - 4pm

Thursday 19th July 2018 1.30 - 4pm

Thursday 13th September 2018 1.30 - 4pm

Thursday 15th November 2018 1.30 - 4pm

Thursday 10th January 2019 1.30 - 4pm

Thursday 14th March 2019 1.30 - 4pm

Skills/qualifications/experience: Good social skills are essential. Ballroom / Latin dance skills would be helpful but are not essential. A willingness to undertake further training, such as Dementia Awareness, is desirable.

Special Requirements: Comfortable shoes essential, dancing shoes optional.

Physical fitness required: Comfortable footwear and smart but casual dress required 

Supervisor/Originator: Anna Shiels

Qualifications Required

  • Catering Must be at least Some experience
  • Community Must be at least Some experience
  • Dancing Must be at least Some experience

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule


Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:30 PM 4:00 PM