ID: 210596

Play your music to change the lives of vulnerable and sick people in Australia

Arts & Culture Regular - less than 6 months Brighton VIC, Brunswick VIC, Carlton VIC, Fitzroy VIC, Hawthorn VIC, Melbourne VIC, Northcote VIC

About this opportunity

Are you a musician with a passion to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most?

We would like to invite any musicians out there to come and share the gift of your music to uplift the lives of people who need it most: Children and Adults in Hospitals, Disability Centres and Aged Care Centres around Australia.

Our next Musician Training Day is happening on Sunday, July 28 from 10am-3pm at Together2, Rozelle in Sydney. You can also join via the Zoom live-stream if you can't make it in-person.

Benefits of being a musician with us:

  • A unique experience to share your talents and kind heart to make a tangible difference to the lives of others
  • An enriching way to give back to the community
  • A sense of reward from empowering people who are disadvantaged
  • Gain confidence in your performance abilities
  • Meet people from all walks of life and know that you’re making a difference
  • Learn new skills

Location:

Various Facilities across Australia + online

Skills, Experience & Attributes:

  • Must have adequate level of proficiency in your chosen instrument and/or musical presentation where you can confidently play for an audience for at least 15 minutes
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of sensitivity around issues faced by clients at the various facilities we service
  • Positive disposition, can do attitude
  • Team orientated approach
  • Always share music from a place of safety and care for yourself and others

Commitment:

  • Minimum 10 x 45min - 1hr Music Sessions per year
  • You control the frequency, we would love to have you weekly, fortnightly or even monthly
  • Be compassionate and responsible
  • Current Police and Working with Children Check
  • Complete Online Course Pre Training - up to 1 hour
  • Complete Training Day - 5 hours

If this sounds like something for you, then we would love to hear from you. Feel free to contact us with any questions.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

- Must have adequate level of proficiency in your chosen instrument and/or musical presentation where you can confidently play for an audience for at least 15 minutes
- Good interpersonal skills
- Understanding of sensitivity around issues faced by clients at the various facilities we service
- Positive disposition, can do attitude
- Team-oriented approach
- Always share music from a place of safety and care for yourself and others

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

Minimum 10 x 45min - 1hr Music Sessions per a 12 month period You control the frequency; we would love to have you weekly, fortnightly or even monthly

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Young adults, 18 - 24
Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Disability Support
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

Training will consist of 5 hours in person and/or via Zoom. Course Pre Training is online through our Volunteer System and will take up to 40 minutes. Our next Musician Training Day is happening on Sunday, July 28 from 10am-3pm at Together2, Rozelle in Sydney. You can also join via the Zoom live-stream if you can't make it in-person.

Reimbursement

A Sound Life t-shirt