In this new century, The Salvation Army is serving more people in the USA than ever before. We are already seeing large increases in the number of Americans seeking the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth. More than 30 million people received help from The Salvation Army, but the magnitude of the mission facing The Salvation Army in communities throughout the United States remains great. We currently have a volunteer opportunity in our DesPlaines, Illinois office.
The Salvation Army Des Plaines Corps 609 W. Dempster St. Des Plaines, IL 60056 Phone: (847) 981-9111, ext. 101
VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION MUSIC INSTRUCTOR
Summary Description: Provide music instruction for youth ages 7-14
Goal: Help youth develop their artistic talents and abilities: Brass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Singing, Dancing, Painting, Drawing, etc.
Schedule: Thursdays: 6:30-7pm
Time Frame: Ongoing (during school year)
Personal Characteristics 1. Knowledge of another language is not necessary, but this position will interact with persons who are not fluent in English. 2. Work in a team setting 3. Pleasant, interpersonal, able to give clear directions/instructions 4. Proficient in a musical instrument or artistic expression 5. Behavior must be consistent with The Salvation Army Mission Statement
Specific Duties: 1. Fill out volunteer application packet – including background check. 2. Complete Safe From Harm (Salvation Army training program for abuse and incident reduction) 3. Be available weekly to lead youth in music/gospel art lessons
Physical Demands / Work Environment: This position at times asks for light physical work. The work environment for this position has a moderate to loud noise level.
call Lt. David Martinez 847-981-9111 ext. 101 (office)