A Musical Offering, Inc. is recruiting volunteers for its Action Team. The Action Team is responsible for the execution of all events and programs of A Musical Offering, Inc. and is supervised by the Board of Directors. The Action Team is divided into four areas as detailed below. Interested persons should complete the application on our website and email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midnight, September 1, 2016.
A Musical Offering, Inc. seeks volunteers who are passionate about presenting live, free, small venue musical performances in Gainesville and North Central Florida featuring local artists and living composers. Experience with music, musical performance and/or education, communications, marketing, public relations, fundraising/grant writing, social media, or event planning is helpful.
The Action Team, under the supervision of the Board of Directors and in cooperation with the Artistic Directors, is responsible for the execution of all events and programs of A Musical Offering, Inc. There are four divisions of the Action Team - a Concert Series Team, Summer Music Camp Team, Communications Team and Fundraising Team. Interested volunteers can serve on more than one Team.
Concert Series Team: The Concert Series Team will be responsible for reserving venues, arranging for set-up and break-down of furniture and equipment as required for each Concert, making arrangements for guest artist(s) transportation and lodging if necessary, and arranging for catering and food service for pre-or post-event receptions. Team Leader is responsible for recruiting volunteers as necessary to accomplish objectives for each event. Team Leader shall report to the Chair or Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors. Requires close communication with Artistic Director(s) regarding choice and availability of venues for selected dates, furniture and equipment necessary (chairs, music stands, instruments, etc.), and any guest artist needs.
Summer Music Camp Team: The Summer Music Camp Team will be responsible for procuring instruments, ensuring teachers and assistants have had the necessary background check and child-protection training, arranging for refreshments, set-up and break-down of furniture and equipment in the camp space for each session, ensuring the camp space is clean after each session, and assisting with student check-in including having prepared name tags ready for each instructor and student. Requires close communication with Artistic Director regarding necessary space, furniture and equipment necessary (chairs, music stands, instruments, etc.). Requires close communication with Board Treasurer regarding payments for instructors, guest artists, and venue; and student registrations and withdrawals.
Communications Team: The Communications Team will be responsible for all Board communications and advertising A Musical Offering, Inc. programs and events. This will include press releases to local media, email communiques to subscribers/constituents, social media postings, and photography/videography during programs and events for publicity purposes. Close communication with Artistic Directors, Concert Series Team Leader, Summer Camp Team Leader and Board of Directors regarding message details.
Fundraising Team: All members of the Board shall serve as the Fundraising Team. The Fundraising Team will be responsible for all fundraising activities to benefit A Musical Offering, Inc. Activities may include, but are not limited to fundraising events in Gainesville, online funds solicitation through internet sites such as GoFundMe, IndieGoGo, etc., sponsorships and direct mail appeals. Board officers may recruit interns to assist with activities such as grant-writing, set-up and break-down of fundraising venues, and other duties as necessary. The Communications Team will assist the Fundraising Team to promote all fundraising activities.
- Copy Writing / Copy Editing
- Social Media / Blogging
- Content Management Systems
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
- Interactive/Social Media/SEO
- Music Arts
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- Summer Camp: 1 week, Concert Series: 4-6 concerts