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Music Studio Mentor - Lidcombe - # 9440

  • Location: Lidcombe NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Young People
  • Time Required

    2-6 hours per week, flexible days: 3.30pm - 6:00pm Mon - Fri 10:00am - 2:00pm Saturday

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Training

    Includes detailed run-down of centre’s specialised health & safety policies & procedures. Incident management trng to ensure safety of individuals & young adolescents plus existing staff. Privacy & confidentiality trng to ensure youths feel safe.

  • Requirements
    • Working with Children Check *

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

A volunteer is required to act as music studio mentor to help disadvantaged young people to record their music. This role involves:

• Producing and recording audio using Ableton music production software. • Facilitating music orientated one on one or group mentoring sessions using Ableton studio equipment for disadvantaged and local youths aged between 12-24. • Mentoring and teaching youths how to use the Ableton equipment. • Supporting the young people through the process of producing and recording their own music. • Providing youths with a platform to improve their existing musical knowledge and abilities or facilitating the learning process of young people unacquainted with the equipment.

Intermediate level of English required.

Benefits: • Provides volunteers with an enriching and constructive way to give back to their local community. • Participate in the rewarding task of supporting students to build confidence in their own musical abilities. • Provides volunteers with the opportunity to meet new people. • Allowing volunteers to improve their existing job skills or providing an invaluable learning environment for those new to this particular field or the workforce. • Provides successful volunteers with new work references and invaluable work experience. • On-job training and feedback in the form of reporting to and liaising with the Youth Community Development Officer.

Volunteering NSW’s Volunteer Referral Service assists individuals to find volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills, location and time available to volunteer.

Be sure to provide a phone number on your Expression of Interest, so we can contact you without delay.

If this your first time volunteering, or your first time volunteering in Australia, you may wish to attend Volunteering NSW’s Bridge to Volunteering information seminar held every Friday and learn more about volunteering, how to choose the right volunteer job, the benefits of volunteering and your rights and responsibilities as a volunteer. Details on how to register for this seminar will be included on the email you receive when you Express Interest in this role.