Jobs and Volunteer opportunities

Jobs

Teaching Positions

We are always on the lookout for talented and dedicated instrumentalists, vocalists, and dancers to join our exceptional faculty! If you are passionate about teaching, please send a completed application (found here), your CV/resume, along with a cover letter detailing your teaching interests and expertise to [email protected]. Tell us what you value, and why you feel you might be a good fit for NMS. We look forward to hearing from you!


Student Services Manager

A member of the management team, this position is responsible for ensuring that NMS delivers exemplary customer service in every external and internal interaction. The Student Services Manager (“SSM”) will seek to understand the client’s experience and expectations, finding appropriate solutions to problems and improving the overall student and parent experience. The SSM will educate students, parents and staff on the value provided by NMS programs. S/he will develop and train an efficient and customer-centric student services team, while also formalizing and documenting systems and processes. The SSM will foster a culture of ongoing performance feedback, continuous improvement and customer-satisfaction.

See full position details here. Please send a completed application, cover letter and resume to [email protected]


Janitor 

Reporting directly to the Facilities Manager, the Janitor will be responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the building. This includes cleaning and sanitizing offices, small and large studio spaces, the preschool, bathrooms and other designated areas. On occasion, the Janitor will be required to perform minor repairs such as replacing light bulbs, and unclogging toilets, and complete other tasks such as replacing fixtures and moving furniture. See full position details here. Please send a completed application (found here), your resume to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!


Volunteers

Events help

These integral volunteers help set up before and clean up after NMS recitals, concerts and other in-house events. Light physical work – such as lifting chairs and setting up portable tables – is required. Contact [email protected] if interested in volunteering.

While these are our primary needs, other volunteer opportunities come up from time to time. If you have a special skill or expertise, don’t hesitate to let us know!

Engagement Committees

If you have a passion for community-building around the arts, we invite you to join one of our Engagement Committees – we want your ideas and your enthusiasm! Click here to apply to join any of our Engagement Committees.

Parent Engagement Committee
The purpose of the Parent Engagement Committee (PEC) is to encourage and support the engagement of parents with the programs and events at Neighborhood Music School (NMS). Committee members provide feedback on existing and proposed activities at NMS, and assist with initiatives designed to promote community-building, particularly among parents and their families, within the school. Members also serve as ambassadors for NMS in the broader community, helping to educate the public about the school and fostering wide-ranging community engagement.

The PEC has five to fifteen members and meets six to eight times during the year. The committee is led by a chair elected to a one-year term by the members of the committee. NMS’s Community Engagement Manager is the staff liaison to the committee.

The PEC is open to all parents of current or former Neighborhood Music School students.

To learn more about the committee and/or to submit an application, please email [email protected]

Adult Student Engagement Committee

The purpose of the Adult Student Engagement Committee (ASEC) is to encourage and support the engagement of adult students with the programs and events at Neighborhood Music School (NMS).
Committee members provide feedback on existing and proposed activities at NMS, and assist with initiatives designed to promote community-building, particularly among adult students, within the school. Members also serve as ambassadors for NMS in the broader community, helping to educate the public about the school and fostering wide-ranging community engagement.

The ASEC has five to fifteen members and meets six to eight times during the year. The committee is led by a chair elected to a one-year term by the members of the committee. NMS’s Community Engagement Manager is the staff liaison to the committee.

The ASEC is open to all current or former Neighborhood Music School adult students.

To learn more about the committee and/or to submit an application, please email [email protected]

Youth Engagement Committee
The purpose of the Youth Engagement Committee (YEC) is to encourage and support the engagement of young people with the programs and events at Neighborhood Music School (NMS). Committee members provide feedback on existing and proposed activities at NMS, and assist with initiatives designed to promote community-building, particularly among teens, within the school.

The YEC has five to fifteen members and meets six to eight times during the year. The committee is led by a chair elected to a one-year term by the members of the committee. NMS’s Community Engagement Manager is the staff liaison to the committee.

The YEC is open to all current or former Neighborhood Music School students ages 13-18.

To learn more about the committee and/or to submit an application, please email [email protected]