Become a Volunteer

Volunteering roles at MfE

If you are interested in volunteering with Music for Everyone, either musically or logistically, please get in touch! Email or see the list below to see what jobs our current volunteers do.

Course preparation

  • Getting music scores
  • Stuffing envelopes
  • Being a collection point for a locality
  • Distributing publicity – going round putting flyers in libraries, churches, etc

At courses

  • Signing people in, SATB welcomers
  • Being a voice steward, working on seating plans
  • Getting equipment along
  • Running the gift shop
  • Running the bookstall
  • Preparing and serving refreshments
  • Selling concert tickets

Children’s courses – additional to the above

  • Being a team leader
  • Being an adult helper looking after a group of children, supervising breaks, putting out drinks, keeping registers, managing badges, pencils, music stands
  • Running the tuck shop
  • Being a playing or singing helper, supporting children’s music-making in rehearsals

At concerts

  • Organising the participants on and off the stage
  • Selling tickets
  • Selling programmes
  • Collecting music back in

For regularly rehearsing groups

  • Supporting youth instrumental groups as organiser and/or player/singer
  • Supporting Open Voices sessions

As a member of the Board of Trustees
All trustees are volunteers

  • attending Board meetings quarterly or more often as required
  • serving on sub-committees and task forces
  • preparing papers
  • representing MfE at events

Volunteers’ fund-raising

  • Sponsored challenges, e.g. running in aid of Open Voices
  • Members of Daytime Voices making and selling cake in aid of Open Voices
  • Opening gardens and allotments in aid of MfE

Bookwise Volunteersbookwise3

Bookwise is run entirely by volunteers, every penny goes to support Music for Everyone. If you are willing to give up a morning or afternoon once a week, once a fortnight, once a month even, you would be most welcome.

If you are interested to join the group of volunteers who staff the shops, please e-mail

You can also check out our page & visit Bookwise’s brand new website,

Musical Volunteerssw1

We always welcome adult volunteers to join the support teams for our Youth Courses, particularly those who play a musical instrument or sing!

Adult Volunteers
Our courses rely on the generous support of adult volunteers to ensure the smooth running of an event. If you can spare some time and would like to be involved as a helper on any of our courses (no musical knowledge required!) please get in touch and email