Volunteer Opportunities

The UVA Music Department depends on our volunteers.  The time commitment is up to you and depends on the type of volunteer experience you want. Please submit a  Volunteer Application, and let us know what types of volunteer jobs interest you.  If you have questions please e-mail music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu

 

Volunteer Application

Please fill out our Volunteer Application, and let us know what types of volunteer positions interest you. Contact our volunteer coordinator at music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu if you have any questions.

Event Planning & Implementation

Assists in the planning and implementation of, or on-site coordination at: member concerts, events in the community, receptions, student appearances, and other types of department-sponsored special events. Must be well organized, able to work independently and be detail oriented and enjoy interacting with the public. Contact our volunteer coordinator at music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu with any questions.

Event Usher

Event Ushers create a welcome and safe environment for our patrons. Scan or tear tickets, distribute programs, direct patrons, assist with any unforeseen issues. Must have neat appearance, pleasant and patient demeanor and enjoy interacting with the public.  Ushers fill out a Volunteer Application then sign-up to Usher on our Sign-Up Genius concert sign-ups (Concert Usher Sign-ups  or Symphony User Sign-ups.  Contact our volunteer coordinator at music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu with any questions.

Usher Information for UVA Music Events (other then Symphony)

Usher Information for Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia

Photography

Photo volunteers take photographs of concerts, events, lectures, faculty, students, visiting scholars and artists. They then cull their photographs to a reasonable number of good photos and post them to an on-line site for the event contact to approve. Photo volunteers are trained and supervised by the Photography Interns. Please fill out our Volunteer Application, or contact our volunteer coordinator at music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu with your portfolio or any questions.

Promotions

Writes draft copy for press releases, articles and/or promotional announcements. Submits calendar announcements to local on-line calendar sites. Must have excellent written communications skills and be familiar with or willing to learn computer word processing and/or computer graphics. Contact our volunteer coordinator at music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu with any questions.

Flyering & Promotions Distribution

Distributes calendars, brochures and flyers throughout the Charlottesville area and surrounding communities. Enjoy exploring the rich Charlottesville area, while helping to publicize and promote events and activities in Old Cabell Hall. Flyers and promotions material will be distributed throughout local schools (including the University grounds), local shops and businesses, restaurants and a variety of other locations. Must have own transportation, enjoy interacting with the public, and be able to work independently.  Contact the music volunteer coordinator for more information music-volunteer-coordinator@virginia.edu

Social Media

Work on social media campaigns and sites to help to publicize and promote events and activities for the UVA Music Department.  Must be familiar with music and with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkIn),  Able to work independently, enjoy music, social media and interacting with a diverse population.  Our social media volunteers work with our social media manager at music-social@virginia.edu.

 

Address

McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu