Song Club Support – Ancoats

Overview

Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

 

Role Purpose

To lead the facilitation of song club for Freedom Project volunteers, enabling them to explore new talents and achieve creative goals within a supportive community.

Role Title: Song Club Lead Facilitator
Responsible to: Creative Projects Coordinator
Volunteering hours: 3 hours per week (13:30 – 16:30 each Friday)

 

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Lead and facilitate song club, including preparing song sheets and planning tracks to sing along to.
  • Provide accompaniment (guitar, piano or keyboard) for songs.
  • Provide support to Freedom Project Volunteers and guests as they learn new skills.
  • To participate in performances and events of Mustard Tree participants/Freedom Project Volunteers’ and guests’ work as needed.
  • Ensure the creative programmes areas are clean and organised.

General Volunteering Duties

  • Work within health & safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard values and represent the charity as required
  • Support Freedom Project volunteers and service users to feel part of the community

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
Enjoys working and building relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds Essential
Good communication with staff, volunteers and guests Essential
Ability to play guitar or piano as an accompaniment to singers Essential
Confident in facilitating a class for a large group of people (15 – 25) Essential
A passion for music and supporting others as they develop their own passion and skills Essential
Able to provide structure to sessions, while also being able to work flexibly according to group needs Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Enjoys a good singalong – you don’t need to be a perfect singer Essential
Experience in working with vulnerable adults Desirable

How to apply: Please click the link to fill in our Application form and send back to volunteering@mustardtree.org.uk by January 31st. Our volunteering coordinator will be in touch directly to ask you to come in for an interview if shortlisted.

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