Why volunteer with From Art to Heart?
If you're a student looking for a meaningful way to earn volunteer hours or trombone teaching experience, this opportunity is for you!
Our teachers enjoy the following benefits:
20.00 CAD (or international equivalent) credit for teaching supplies each season!
All training is covered by us. Lesson preparation needed is minimal.
Everything follows your schedule; we will only give you students when you're available.
No more struggling to find students with mailbox posters or Kijiji ads; we'll bring them right to you!
All of our teachers get personalized recommendation letters, volunteer hours, and a teaching certificate upon request.
Commitment: Weekly, half-hour lessons for one season (11 weeks). The summer season runs from June to August, the fall season runs from September to November, the winter season runs from December to February, and the spring season runs from March to May. You are welcome to apply in the middle of a season.
Location: Currently only available online due to COVID-19.
Student Experience: Ranging from absolute beginner to RCM Level 2.
Lesson Type: Private trombone lessons.
Qualifications: RCM 6 OR 4+ Years of Playing Experience. Not applicable for teachers residing outside of Canada.
Age: Youth ages 15 or higher.
Q: I didn't take band for 4+ years and I don't have RCM 6 for my instrument. Am I still eligible to apply?
A: We strive to have all volunteers pass at least the level 6 practical exam. However, if you think that you are eligible to teach but do not exactly meet the qualifications, fill out the form and we will evaluate on a case-by-case basis via interviews.
Q: I'm using another curriculum, and I'm not with the RCM. Can I still apply?
A: We recognize that some people are enrolled in other programs, while others may be self-taught. Once again, please complete the form and we will evaluate you separately.
Step 1: Fill out the form below.
Step 2: Wait for an email or call from us, where we will schedule an interview with you.
Step 3: If you are accepted, we will send you an email with all the information and resources you will need to be a successful volunteer at From Art to Heart!