Program Interns support Rock to the Future’s free music programs by: helping to increase community awareness of our programs, assisting staff and teaching artists, and supporting daily tasks and operations at our program sites. The position requires approximately 10 hours per week, including:
- Community outreach in the communities where we work, including: flyering, identifying neighborhood resources and potential partners (community centers, schools, other organizations), and assisting with tabling at local community events
- Helping to maintain program inventory (including basic supplies, technology, and music equipment), using our existing inventory checklist
- Monitoring equipment conditions and coordinating instrument repair
- Helping teaching staff to set up their rooms before classes
- Assisting teaching staff with student mentoring if needed. Depending on the skills and interest of the intern, you may be able to assist students in one-on-one lessons for guitar, bass guitar, keyboard/piano, drums, or voice.
MusiCore After School operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 3:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M., and it is run out of two sites: Kensington High School and Roosevelt Elementary School. The work completed by the Program Intern will take place at the program sites during those hours, with additional time for community outreach. This position reports to the site director of each location.
All interns, volunteers, and staff who work with students must have completed their FBI background check and child abuse clearance before they begin working at our program.