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Piano Club Support Volunteer

Our weekly piano sessions are popular with both music enthusiasts and those wanting to learn a new skill. Support our piano instructor with running each session, ensuring each student feels they are receiving the attention they require. You don’t need to be an expert at playing the piano, but you do need to enjoy taking part in music related activities and supporting others.

 

Date & Time: Every Thursday 2-3pm

Location: St Pauls Way Community Centre

Useful Contacts

Sadia Yasmin
Volunteering Officer
0777 941 6360
Sadia.Yasmin@poplarharca.co.uk

Description of tasks

  • Ensure that the room is set up and tidied away at the end of the session
  • Support the instructor with the general activities of the session
  • Create a non-judgemental and inclusive atmosphere
  • Provide 1-1 support for students
  • Monitor progress of students’ skill level
  • Plan a final assessment for each student to test their abilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are looking for a friendly and committed volunteer who has a genuine interest in anything music related!

  • Good communication and speaking skills
  • Music related experience is desired
  • Demonstrate patience when supporting students
  • Good organisational skills to help plan a programme for future sessions alongside piano instructor
  • Fun, friendly and a people person
  • Enjoy bringing people together over a shared interest

What we can offer:

  • A full induction, followed by the right training and ongoing support
  • The opportunity to gain experience within childcare
  • A named supervisor who will give you regular feedback, allowing you to track your progress and work towards meeting your particular goals
  • Priority for any further training we have on offer
  • ‘Out of pocket’ travel and food expenses with proof of receipt
  • An honest reference regardless of how long you are with us
  • A supportive space to be in and a safe, artistic environment without discrimination
  • Invitations to volunteer social events
  • Access to other volunteering opportunities

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