Volunteer with Rock to the Future!


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2139 E Cumberland St, 2nd FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19125


Looking for an exciting way to give back to your community, help Philadelphia youth, and get that warm, fuzzy feeling? Rock to the Future needs volunteers to work directly with the program participants in our MusiCore after school program.

Rock to the Future (RTTF) is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 2010 that provides music education for Philadelphia’s underserved youth at no cost to them or their families. Using music, our programs ignite passion and creativity, support academic achievement, and improve self-esteem. We empower individuals and strengthen communities.

Program volunteers are generally needed Monday - Friday from 4-6pm from September 12th, 2016 through mid-June. Some volunteers help out once a week, some once a month, and some multiple times a week - the time commitment is flexible. If you'd like to learn more, please RSVP at the link below to join us on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, for our volunteer information session!

RSVP: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49acad29a0f94-musicore6

Program Volunteers

Rock to the Future always needs additional volunteers to work directly with our program participants. Rock to the Future’s MusiCore after school program serves youth in grades 6 - 12. Commitment for program volunteers is flexible. Program volunteers are generally needed Monday - Friday from 4-6pm during the school year.

MUSIC HELP: Rock to the Future volunteers help students with many different types of music and activities such as rock, pop, hip hop, and folk music, songwriting, instrument practice, music theory, and band coaching.

HOMEWORK HELP: Volunteers not only help students with music, but also homework. Students in grades 6 - 12 are assisted with a variety of subjects including math, English, writing, science, social studies, standardized test prep, and more!

MENTORING: Be a positive role model and mentor a Philadelphia youth! Play games, chat about their day, talk about their future, inspire a child.

If you're interested in helping out but are unavailable during program hours, consider joining one of our committees!

The engagement committee meets every other month in the evening to discuss fundraising opportunities, events, and strategies. The next meeting is on Wednesday 3/29/17 at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (100 N. 20th Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103) from 6:30-8pm. Register here to attend: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49acad29a0f94-rttf5

The programming / education committee meets quarterly in the evening to discuss collaborations, program opportunities, earned income/fee for service, performance opportunities, program needs and trouble shooting, and forward thinking. The next meeting is on Wednesday 5/10/17 at Rock to the Future from 6:30-8pm. Register here to attend: www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c49acad29a0f94-rttf6


Volunteers must be high school graduates. Program volunteers (working directly with the youth) must be able to pass PA and federal background checks and clearances.


  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Music Arts
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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