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Youth Instrument Instructor- Waukegan Corps

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The Salvation Army Metro Chicago

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Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community by creating opportunities for youth age 8 to 16 to learn an instrument and perform in a concert!

The Youth Instrument Instructor is a valuable part of The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division’s growing and thriving music program. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare students to perform in a Winter Concert on their last day of class
  • Teaching Piano, Guitar, Drum, or Brass instruments
  • Complete 1-2 hours preparing for a 1-hour class each week
  • Support and supervise students
  • Share your passion for and knowledge of music with children

In addition to 1-2 hours of flexible preparation each week, volunteers are needed Thursdays from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.


  • Young adult - age 23-39
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following instruments required: Piano, Guitar, Drum, or Brass instruments
  • Reliable, professional, and hard working
  • Full of energy
  • Passion for teaching and working with children
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check


Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please contact Jessy Juarez at jessy.juarez@usc.salvationarmy.org or 847-336-1880. You may also visit http://bttr.im/u258w to start the application process.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

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About The Salvation Army Metro Chicago


5040 N. Pulaski, Volunteer Resource Department, Chicago, IL 60630, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Salvation Army is to meet human needs wherever they may be, without discrimination.


The Salvation Army is serving more people in need and delivering the broadest array of services than any other not-for-profit organization in Chicagoland. The Salvation Army is making an impact every day in three key areas of critical importance and concern to people across Chicagoland -- Homelessness, Violence and Education. And, The Salvation Army is delivering the most critical services -- food, shelter, emergency assistance and disaster relief.

In communities throughout Chicago and the surrounding five-county area, we extend emergency and supportive assistance from 28 corps community centers, 80 service extension units, the Emergency Disaster Services Center, residential programs, mobile units, and several counseling sites.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


Thu Sep 10, 2020 - Thu Nov 19, 2020
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM  


850 S. Green Bay RdWaukegan, IL 60085



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Music Arts
  • Brass Instrument
  • Keyboard Instrument
  • Percussion Instrument
  • String Instrument




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 23
  • In addition to a one-hour class on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30pm from September - November, instructors should commit to 1-2 additional hours each week of preparation.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in and ability to teach chosen instrument to others.

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