There's a new jam in town.

Do what you love and feel good doing it! Share your music knowledge with the less fortunate across L.A by leading a MusicWorks volunteer opportunity. All instruments and all skill levels welcome.

You'll be helping an under-served youth fall in love with music at one of these three volunteer opportunities:





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Prep Student Musicians for Show with Little Kids Rock (MUSICWORKS)

What: Show young musicians how to slay their rock band performances by helping to teach Voice, Dance, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, or Horns to LAUSD students with limited access to music education. About Little Kids Rock: Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that all public school children have the opportunity to unlock their inner music makers. The Volunteer Project: Under the guidance of the lead teacher, you may head a small group, work with an individual, help with instrument maintenance, or assist in any other number of ways. Whatever these middle and high school students need to get ready for their monthly performances, you're there for! But best of all... there's pizza at every rehearsal! Impact: Access to music education is tougher than ever and your presence allows for greater classroom management and more tailored learning. Volunteer Requirements: Must play either guitar, drums, keyboards, bass, or horns at at least a beginner level Voice and Dance coaches also needed Must clear NSOP Background check ​Interested? Click the Sign Up button below! Questions? Email the Opportunity Leader below.

Los Angeles, CA


WHAT: Lead volunteers in teaching kids how to make songs on drum machines. DESCRIPTION OF NON-PROFIT PARTNER: Aviva is a non-profit serving Los Angeles children and families in crisis via compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance. THE VOLUNTEER PROJECT YOU'D MANAGE: At "MUSICWORKS: Make Beats With Kids", 3-6 volunteers help under-served kids write their own songs using drum machines. You'll lead the class and the volunteers. IMPACT: Did you know that music education has been linked to higher emotional stability, IQ, and fewer dropouts? You can be the person who helped make these statistics a reality. TIME COMMITMENT: Two Saturdays a month 11am-1pm. LOCATION: Hollywood ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Volunteers must: Be 18+ Have some experience with drum machines (Volunteers will have time to learn specific drum machine before leading) Complete an L.A. Works training and Aviva Background checks WANT TO SIGN UP? Click "Express Interest" below

Los Angeles, CA

*LEADER OPPORTUNITY: Help Public School Students Rock

What: Step up your volunteer game by leading music volunteers in LAUSD Modern Band classrooms. About Little Kids Rock: Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that all public school children have the opportunity to unlock their inner music makers. They do this by partnering with school districts, training public school teachers in their innovative curriculum, and donating all of the instruments and resources necessary to run rockin’ music programs. The event you'd manage: At "MUSICWORKS: Teach Kids to Rock," community volunteers skilled in an instrument help public school students learn to play and appreciate music. As the Project Leader, you'd: recruit and train volunteers assign, direct, and supervise volunteers manage all communication between volunteers, Little Kids Rock, and L.A. Works be led by a public school teacher who will be in charge of teaching the curriculum Time and Location: Leaders must commit to the role for a minimum of 6 months. Mid-Wilshire, 2-4 hours per week during school hours Griffith Park, One school day a week 10:30am-11:30am Boyle Heights, M, W, Th, or Fri 10:30am-11:30am Maywood, Every other Friday 9:10-9:55am, 10:25-11:20am, or 11:25am-12:15pm Pacoima, Every Thursday 11am-11:30am Northridge, Every Friday 1pm-2:30pm Granada Hills, 2-4 hours per week during school hours Glendale, One school day a week 11-11:50am Boyle Heights, Mondays 11:15am-12:20pm Highland Park, M, W, Th, or Fri 11:30am-12:54pm OR Tues 10:44am-11:49am Florence, Fridays 12:55pm-1:55pm Florence-Firestone, Wednesdays 2:15pm-3:30pm San Pedro, Thursdays 12:50-1:35pm, 1:35pm-2:20pm, or 2:40-3:40pm El Sereno, M & W between 7:45am-12:10pm or Fri 9:45am-11:30am Angeles Crest, Weds or Thurs 7:45am-8:15am Westlake, Thurs 3-4pm Rancho Palos Verdes, Tues, Weds, Thurs (Tues: 5 classes of 5th graders 820am-1230pm, Weds & Thurs: 10:40am-12pm) Gramercy Park, Mon, Tues, Thurs 8am-430pm West Adams, Thurs 130-230pm or Fri 130pm Venice, Mon, Weds, Thurs, or Fri ; 8:30-915am, 930-1015am, 1030-11:15am, 1-145pm Project Leader Requirements: Some facility with music and instruments required Leaders must attend an L.A. Works training. Leaders must clear any background checks required by their school Project Leader Benefits: Gain marketable leadership skills Learn about the non-profit world from the inside Make a bigger impact Network with other people and groups committed to bettering Los Angeles Interested? Click the Express Interest button below!

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