Community Music Center benefits from the help of many wonderful volunteers and can always use more! Here are some of the areas CMC can use help with:
If you are interested in volunteering, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Music Center is creating partnerships that help move our work forward and help corporations meet their Corporate Social Responsibility goals through engaging and impactful activities. Volunteer activities are designed to connect volunteers with CMC’s mission of making music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial means. Whether it’s giving critical project support to CMC’s marketing and fundraising efforts or hand-on projects working with CMC students, volunteers are afforded moments to see the difference music makes in people’s lives.
For individuals and teams (up to 20 people)
On-site at CMC’s Mission District Branch, at another location offering CMC programs, or at corporate site
CMC Volunteer coordinator provides project support and supervision
Custom designed volunteer projects to suit both partner and CMC objectives
Volunteer activities can range in length from half or full days on-site, to ongoing support over a period of months
A group of 7 from Bank of America volunteered off-site at our annual fundraiser event, CMC’s Spring Gala: They expertly handled guest greeting and registration, collected and processed donations, and supported the scholarship auction; helping to make our Gala a wonderful success.
A large and lively team of volunteers from Salesforce helped CMC prepare and organize program and auction materials for CMC’s Spring Gala.
A group of six Lyft delved scanned and indexed CMC’s historical photos and articles.
More than a dozen volunteers from Google repainted our indoor entrance way and the molding in our hallways. Thank you Hands on Bay Area for facilitating this project.
A group of five Wells Fargo volunteers provided critical event support in the areas of greeting, event registration, and set-up at CMC’s 95th anniversary celebration.
Autodesk volunteers designed an historical installation for Field Day at CMC to turn the Mission Branch waiting room into a timeline of historical photos and a video about history of CMC.
In a continuing partnership with Dropbox, a five-person team from Dropbox worked on two projects with CMC’s historical assets: a beautification project with old photos and archiving CMC’s photos and articles.
CMC received the expert support of two volunteers from the Google for Nonprofits program. They helped with CMC’s Google My Business account, Youtube channel, and analytics tracking.
A generous Google AdWords expert has helped CMC take full advantage of our free Google for Nonprofits AdWords account. His expertise and ongoing support during monthly phone meetings has helped us raise the visibility of our programs for both potential students and donors.
A five-person volunteer team spent the day at CMC working directly with our Marketing team on developing branding, a communications plan, and a social media strategy for an anniversary event.
Community Music Center was one of ten Mission District-based organizations that benefited from Dropbox’s Day of Action volunteer day. A team of two Dropbox employees who are passionate about music created a short video for CMC’s young musicians about the connection between music and their careers in the tech industry.
A Salesforce employee worked with the CMC’s Development team to customize CMC’s Salesforce platform.
Community Music Center was part of Googlers Give Local 2016.
A team of three Google employees worked at CMC for a week to create a database manual for our online registration system.
Here are some suggested projects that support CMC’s work with students of all ages. CMC also welcomes the opportunity to design volunteer projects along with our corporate partners.
For teams of four people
Delve into the history of one of San Francisco’s oldest arts organization. Community Music Center has a rich archive of historical photos, articles, and memorabilia spanning 95 years. This project involves scanning and indexing assets in order to preserve CMC’s history for generations to come.
For teams of up to 10 people
CMC is looking for volunteers who are passionate about music and savvy with media to design video, animated pieces, and/or digital stories about the connections between music and their careers. This media will be shared with the Young Musicians Program in an afternoon of music and conversation and may also be shared with CMC’s wider community.
For teams of up to five people
September 2016-June 2017
Help CMC’s students in the Young Musicians Program tell their stories. Mentor student leaders in the use of video, testimonials, and teacher interviews to share their experiences in the Young Musicians Program.
For a team of two people
September 2016-June 2017
See what the power of music can do! Community Music Center has an Older Adult Choir Program of 12 choirs for ages 55 and over at partner sites throughout San Francisco. This once a week, two-hour volunteer opportunity involves set-up, rehearsal support, clean-up, and enjoying joy-filled music!
For a team of 15-20 people
Imagine 200 voices singing in harmony on one stage. CMC’s Older Adult Choir Program will gather its 12 choirs at an event to celebrate the joy of music and creative aging. It’s a heart-warming afternoon with many opportunities for supporting and interacting with CMC’s vital older adult population. Volunteer opportunities include registration, ushering, and refreshments.
Contact the Anne C. Mitchell, Marketing Manager at email@example.com to learn more about corporate volunteer opportunities.