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Joy of Music School

The Joy of Music School is a nonprofit organization in Knoxville, Tennessee providing free music lessons and instruments to hundreds of financially disadvantaged, at-risk children and teens. All of our 100-plus teacher/mentors are volunteers.

We have provided the art and discipline of music to thousands of deserving children and teens since 1998.

The organization has a rich history filled with a variety of devoted individuals who are making a difference in young lives through music.

Music Mentoring is teaching the art and discipline of music to at-risk children and teens in a structured and trusting teacher-student relationship. Mentors provide guidance, support, and encouragement while modeling and instilling positive habits and character.

Music mentors must have a solid knowledge of music, the ability to share that with a child, and be able to commit to teach at least 1 half-hour lesson per week for an academic year.



Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 9 months

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One, Group

Youth Population Served: Academically At-Risk, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Gang At-Risk, Low Income, Recent Immigrant/Refugee, Single-Parent Household

Mentoring Program Goals: Career Exploration, Education/Academic Support, Friendship/Socialization, Healthy Behaviors

Ages of Youth Served: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18

More opportunities with Joy of Music School

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Joy of Music School

Location:

1209 Euclid Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921, US

Mission Statement

The Joy of Music School is a nonprofit organization in Knoxville, Tennessee providing free music lessons and instruments to hundreds of financially disadvantaged, at-risk children and teens. All of our 100-plus teacher/mentors are volunteers.

We have provided the art and discipline of music to thousands of deserving children and teens since 1998.

The organization has a rich history filled with a variety of devoted individuals who are making a difference in young lives through music.

Description

Music Mentoring is teaching the art and discipline of music to at-risk children and teens in a structured and trusting teacher-student relationship. Mentors provide guidance, support, and encouragement while modeling and instilling positive habits and character.

Music mentors must have a solid knowledge of music, the ability to share that with a child, and be able to commit to teach at least 1 half-hour lesson per week for an academic year.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Knoxville, TN 37921

(35.97356,-84.02731)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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