No previous experience necessary, just a willingness and enthusiasm to share in a creative learning experience,with an open and social nature.
Whatever talents and abilities you have to offer there will be an assured place for you within the team to gain interesting, enjoyable and valuable experience towards your self and social development and well-being.You might like to assist with office and administrative duties supporting project management, or to help prepare and maintain music instruments, to assist our music and arts workshop facilitators during sessions, or to offer other input according to your personal preferences, skills and ambitions.
You might like to help to devise and present a specific themed project, or to assist with promotion and development.We are a flexible, organic and diverse team that can create opportunities for all comers regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, ability or experience to participate creatively in all aspects of our project development and delivery.
Volunteers assist with all aspects of workshop set up and delivery including: preparation of workshop space, music instruments cleaning, preparation, tuning and stringing - work with workshops facilitator/s delivering sessions - assist post session clearance and pack up - attend after session informal debriefing sessions at a local cafe. Volunteers will be introduced and encouraged to participate in all aspects the improvisational music making sessions that involve the gradual and experiential learning of award winning inclusive approaches to vocal and instrumental improvisation.
You can join our local Notting Hill project team at the Salvation Army Hall on Portobello Road any Thursday from 9.30am-12pm - to assist with set up and delivery of workshops.
About Joy of Sound
Joy of Sound is a Volunteer led Inclusive Music and Arts project that provides workshops, training, outreach and bespoke equipment to enable anyone, regardless of ability or experience to enjoy taking part in music making and other participatory arts activities.
Joy of Sound provides sessions at special events and festivals, run our own programmed events.
o Promote social inclusion through music and creative arts
o Empower people from disadvantage and marginalised communities
o Encourage improved physical and mental health and well-being
o Provide opportunities for lifelong learning, employment and career development
o Raising awareness of issues related to the culture of disability and social exclusion
Times you can volunteer