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55+ Private Piano Lessons Volunteer Instructor 
City Centre Seniors Development

Description

We are seeking skilled volunteers who wish to dedicate their time to teach seniors (55+) how to play piano. Currently we are recruiting volunteers to teach at various times.

Overview:
1. Each class is 45 mins long with a student, with a 10 minute break after, continued by another 45 min class with a second student
2. Classes are conducted in a sound-proof music room at City Centre
3. Students are seniors ages 55 and up
4. This is a great learning opportunity for those who are interested in helping seniors, and are looking to gaining experience in teaching
5. The intent of this program is to allow seniors to learn piano in a relaxing, non-intimidating, and fun and therapeutic way
6. These classes teach seniors up to Level 5 in piano
7. Piano books and training opportunities are provided to you as an instructor

Volunteer Requirements
1. Must be able to commit to teach at least two 45 min classes every week for at least 1 season (up to 4 months)
2. Have completed RCM Level 8 in piano (or equivalent musical accreditation) - a scanned copy of your certificate will be requested upon placement
3. Be willing to complete and pass a free Police Information Check
4. Comfortable teaching independently, and is able to adjust your teaching methods to meet the needs of the senior

What You will Gain:
1. Gain volunteer hours and make a meaningful contribution to seniors programs
2. A reference letter, upon request

Selected volunteers will be required to attend a volunteer orientation at City Centre! For questions and inquiries, please contact us at the email in the 'Contact Info' section.

Additional info: Police Information Check required. First Aid certification preferred.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Address
5900 Minoru Blvd.
Richmond BC, V6X 2A9

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Contact Info
Judy Shih
Older Adults Coordinator
Email: jshih@richmond.ca
Phone: (604) 204-8574