Chaperones welcome parents/guardians and children to rehearsals, working together in teams of 3 or 4 to care for up to 20 children all term. Chaperones look after the children’s safety while moving around the building, and help pass on information about arrangements. Chaperones play an essential role in the safeguarding of the children, ensuring that they only leave with known adults, and taking an interest in the children’s wellbeing at rehearsals. They also help any children who benefit from a little extra support during rehearsals. The role is non-musical.
About Love Music
Established to provide public benefit in Scotland and elsewhere to promote, maintain, improve and advance education, appreciation, understanding of and access to the Arts, in particular to provide high quality access for children, young people and the wider community to create, participate in and perform music, not limited to any particular genre or style.
Experience and confidence of working with children, good verbal communication, a positive outlook, punctual and reliable. Share our values and enjoyment and appreciation of community music-making, ability to explain their motivation for volunteering in this role. Understanding of child protection issues.
Full details of the role and application process can be found at https://www.juniorchoir.lovemusic.org.uk/chaperones. In short - letter of application followed by interviews for shortlisted candidates, taking place around 6 weeks before the start of each term. PVG checks and 2 reference checks (professional or character).
Flexibility & Commitment
2.5 hours per week for at least 5 sessions in our 8-week terms, 3 terms per year.
Central location with lots of bus routes nearby.
No expenses paid.
- Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs