Get Involved

There's something for everyone here at DM FSU. Whether you want to experience being a Dancer, or you want to become more involved by joining our Internal team, you have a place in this organization!

Click on any of the buttons below to learn more about each of our many leadership opportunities.

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Leadership Opportunities

Dancers


Participate in Dance Marathon as a dancer by joining the DM team associated with your organization! Examples of participating organizations with DM teams include Panhellenic and IFC chapters, clubs, and intramural sports teams. You can register to be a dancer during our two-week windows during the Fall and Spring, and you can fundraise throughout the year to contribute to our cause. Reach out to your organization's Delegate to learn more about joining your organization's DM team! If you aren't involved with an organization that has a DM team, you can join Team Miracle! To join, sign up to be a fundraiser on DonorDrive and start raising money For The Kids! When asked what team to join, choose "Team Miracle". Create your fundraising page today at the following link: https://events.dancemarathon.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=register.start&eventID=4573




Delegates


Delegates are the representatives from each of the participating organizations with Dance Marathon. Their primary responsibility is to share their passion for our cause by motivating their members to make the most of their experience with Dance Marathon. Delegates share information pertaining to our cause with their members. DM at FSU would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our Delegates! If you are interested in starting a team, please contact our Membership Chair at: dmfsu.membership@gmail.com. Applications for Delegate positions for DM 2022 are now closed. Delegate applications for DM 2023 will open in Spring 2022.




Captains


Captains at DM FSU serve on one of our 16 Internal teams, lead by a Chair and Coordinators.​ DM 2021 Captains at Total Reveal The Dance Marathon at FSU Captain Program is composed of over 200 leaders dedicated to all things For The Kids. Serving as a Captain is a year-long commitment, where each individual is dedicated to advocating for DM at FSU, as well as completing responsibilities of their respective positions. Captain applications for DM 2022 are now closed. Captain applications for DM 2023 will open in Fall 2022.




Coordinators (CORE)


Coordinators at DM FSU serve on one of our 16 Internal teams led by a Chair. The CORE Team is an integral part of our organization. CORE is comprised of 77 positions that directly support the Executive Board in achieving year-long initiatives. DM 2021 Morale CORE CORE applications for DM 2022 are now closed. CORE applications for DM 2023 will open in Spring 2022.




Inspiring New Leaders (INL) Program


Inspiring New Leaders, INL, is a freshman leadership program that will allow students to learn more about Dance Marathon, make connections, and listen to guest speakers such as our Miracle Families and representatives from FSU’s College of Medicine. Additionally, INL's have the opportunity to see presentations from all our teams and learn about what they do. At the Marathon, they will have the opportunity to shadow one of our 16 teams for 4 hours to get a feel for what it’s like to be a part of our Internal team. They will also meet bi-weekly and participate in various leadership activities throughout the year. This program aims to help our newest students grow as leaders and instill confidence in them to get involved on campus and show them that they can make a difference. Applications for DM 2022 Inspiring New Leaders are now closed. INL Applications for DM 2023 will open in Fall 2022.




Executive Board & Management


The Management team consists of 5 Directors: 4 Directors; each Director oversees one of the four branches 1 Executive Director; oversees the Management Team and Executive Board The Executive Board consists of 16 Chairs who lead a team of Coordinators and Captains throughout the year to set and achieve goals as team. Each Chair is led by the Director of their branch. The Executive Board is the backbone of Dance Marathon at FSU. These leaders dedicate themselves every day to create ways to make miracles For The Kids. Applications for Management and Executive Board positions for DM 2022 are now closed. Management and Executive Board applications for DM 2023 will open in Spring 2022.




Alumni


Our Alumni are an integral piece of our movement! Our past participants continue to spread the word about our cause, and come back to future Dance Marathon events to fundraise and participate as a part of our Alumni Team. Some of our DM 2021 Alumni celebrating their graduation from FSU! Sign up to be a fundraiser on Donor Drive and start raising money For The Kids! When asked what team to join, choose "DMFSU Alumni." If you are planning to dance, you must create a fundraising account first. You can register to be a dancer during our two-week windows during the Fall and Spring so you can fundraise throughout the year to contribute to our cause! Create your Alumni fundraising page today at the following link: https://events.dancemarathon.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=register.start&eventID=4573




What are the leadership teams at DM at FSU?


External Branch: - Information Technology - Creative Development - Marketing & Publicity - Merchandise Finance Branch: - Finance - Fundraising Development - Community Marathons - Partnership Dancer Relations Branch: - Morale - Outreach - Recruitment - Membership Marathon Branch: - Marathon Experience - Family Relations - Hospitality - Engagement