Volunteer

The success of Musikay is a result of the dedicated volunteers who offer their personal time. There are a number of volunteer positions that are available each season. If you are a member of the community and you wish to volunteer your time with an exciting music program please email us or call 905.825.9740.

You can help in so many ways:

Promotion

Marketing Write media releases
Oversee promo material distribution
Distribute promotional material in and around Oakville
Social media Maintain Facebook & twitter posts up to date
Build follower base
Website management Maintain and update website
Online calendars/sites Maintain volunteer Halton postings (bi-monthly)
Create descriptions for new postings
Update online event calendars
Music and a Meal™ Liaise with current participating restaurants
Recruit new restaurants to the program
Monitor compliance of all participants
Group outing Contact local groups (retirement residences, churches, interest clubs, etc.
Distribute promotional material
Provide discounted tickets to interested groups

Operations

Personnel Contact and hire performers
Distribute and collect contracts
Music librarian Distribute and collect music
Research availability
Purchase, rent, borrow music
Volunteer coordinator Over see the search and selection of volunteers
Match “job” with volunteers
Train volunteers as required
Monitor progress
Production Contact with churches
List requirements for concert
Arrange for concert needs
Stage management team Setup and clear stage before and after rehearsals & concerts

Development

Grants Seek and train grant writers
Ensure grant meet all requirements
Ensure grants and application are submitted on time
Grant researcher and writers Research potential grants
Liaise with grantors
Write applications and reports
Obtain feedback from grantors to improve future applications

Other talents

Writers Help writing content for flyers, seasonal pamphlet, concert descriptions, etc.
Write programme notes
Special events Organize choral workshop for January
Oversee technical aspects of lectures
Organize conducting workshop for February
Oversee post concert receptions
Recognition events Organize donor recognition events
Organize a volunteer recognition event

 

Gifts of time and talent make many of Musikay’s programs and events possible.

As you share your talents and interest with fellow volunteers, you learn about the inner workings of a professional music ensemble. Volunteers share a sense of pride and a number of benefits.

New volunteers are always welcome.