Orchestra Site Assistant

Atlanta, Perkerson Park Recreation Center, South Bend Wind Ensemble Site
Posted 2 years ago




Hourly Position, starting September 4, 2018

Statement of Job:

In alignment with the Atlanta Music Project (AMP) mission, the AMP Site Assistant will assist AMP Manager of Primary Orchestras with administrative and musical tasks at AMP Orchestra after-school sites.


  • Learn, understand and represent the AMP philosophies for uplifting youths, families and communities through the pursuit of musical excellence
  • Complete administrative tasks such as attendance, photocopies, class/rehearsal set up and take down, social media, preparing flyers/announcements, communication with parents/guardians
  • Perform stagehand duties at selected AMP Orchestra concerts
  • Other administrative tasks as needed
  • Assist Teaching Artists as needed
  • Occasionally teach and/or mentor AMP students
  • Form effective work relationship with other AMP Site Assistants
  • Attend peer exchange/training workshops throughout the year

Ideal candidate will:

  • A bachelor’s degree in music education, music performance, education, social work or related field; OR be a current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Possess a passion for music as a tool for positive social change
  • Possess the ability to inspire, work with and mentor youths ages 6 and up
  • Possess some proficiency on one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba, percussion
  • Possess excellent proficiency on Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Possess basic proficiency with social media including Facebook, Twitter etc.
  • Possess excellent inter-personal skills and be comfortable working in a team
  • Possess ability to adapt, be flexible and have a sense of humor

Note: Pay rate is $10 per hour for 6-10 hours per week (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays 3:30-6:30). Background check required. This position requires a car. The AMP Orchestra sites are located in Southwest Atlanta at the following City of Atlanta recreation centers: South Bend Center for Art and Culture and Perkerson Park Recreation Center.

To Apply: Please send an email with resume attached to jobs@atlantamusicproject.org with subject “AMP Orchestra Site Assistant” no later than Friday September 7, 2018.

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