Piano/Guitar Volunteers Wanted!

THE DETAILS

  • Where: Various schools/Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre
  • # of Volunteers Needed: As many as possible!
  • Start Date: Monday, 01 February 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 29 April 2016
  • Brief Description: Heart of the City Music Program is a University of Alberta student group that offers piano and guitar lessons to underprivileged youth in and around the inner city. Our volunteers are paired up with music teachers and students from schools in and around the inner city to teach students piano and/or guitar. Our desire is to share music and foster a sense of self-pride and self-courage in our city's youth, as well as provide a mentorship to these youth. For more details, please visit our website at http://www.ualberta.ca/~hcpp/, or to volunteer, fill out our online form at http://goo.gl/forms/hOm0xGXNbT. For general inquiries, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Contact Name: Clement
  • Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteers will teach 1-3 students from grades 1-6 (and possibly beyond) for a set time of one hour per week, and are expected to have a balance between valuable musical education and fun when teaching. Music resources will be provided at our on-campus office, which features a large selection of music books with various levels and genres. 

As of Winter 2016, we are kicking off our pilot Saturday Guitar Program at the Norwood Child and Family Resource Centre, and we hope to see interest from volunteers who may have less time during the week and prefer to teach on Saturday instead. 

Thank you for your time!

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