Music Camp Seeks Summer Volunteers

Ethos Music Center, a nonprofit organization based in North Portland, is seeking Volunteer Interns to assist with activities for students ages 6-12 at week-long music camps in June, July, and August. Summer camps are a great way to get involved with Ethos and to make an impact on kids’ lives. This opportunity is perfect for someone who is interested in teaching music and looking for experience in the classroom! For more information about Ethos, visit

The Five Camps

  • June 25-29: Guitar/Piano
  • July 9-13: Percussion/Piano
  • July 23-27: Rock Band/Hip Hop
  • August 6-10: Strings/Piano
  • August 20-24: Percussion/Piano

Please be willing to commit to at least 20 hours of volunteer time. Ethos offers volunteers one free hour of music lessons for every four hours of volunteer time given.

We need:

Piano TAs: Assist teacher with piano classes. Interns need to have basic piano skills.Schedule: Weekdays 9:30-11:30 am1:15-3:15 pm. (See above for dates of piano camps.)

Guitar/Rock Band TAs: Assist teacher with guitar or rock band classes. Interns need to have basic guitar skills (or, for rock band, keyboard, singing, drum set, and/or bass skills).Schedule: Weekdays 9:30-11:30 am and/or 1:15-3:15 pm. (See above for dates of guitar/rock band camps.)

Choir TAs: Assist students with part singing, or accompany the choir on piano or guitar. Interns need good singing skills and/or an ability to be an accompanist.Schedule: Weekdays 9:30-11:30 am. (Any/all camps.)

Recess Assistants: Play games and sports with kids outside!Schedule: Weekdays 12-1. (Any/all camps.)

Arts and Crafts Assistants: Assist with arts and crafts activities. No experience necessary.Schedule: Weekdays 1:00-3:00 pm. (Any/all camps.)

How to Apply

Write a letter detailing your interest and experience with music and working with kids. Mail, hand-deliver, or email your letter by June 18th to:


Michele Anderson, Outreach Coordinator, Ethos Music Center,10 N. Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97217

Questions? Call Michele at (503) 241-8824 ext. 7#.


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