Reference nr. 2301 : Sistema Whangarei
Assistants for Sistema After School Program

Sistema Whangarei-Toi Akorangi is initiated and led by volunteers from the Whangarei community and based on Venezuela's El Sistema movement, one of the world's most successful music and social development programs.  We reach out to children who might not normally have the opportunity to participate.

Volunteers are needed for about 2 hours per week for first 7 weeks of each term.  Choose your days.  Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.  Hours are from 3pm to 5:30pm.  We are a child and family friendly organisation.  

We are looking for:
  • Trainee instrumental tutors, orchestral instruments.  Training in the kaupapa and processes of Sistema Whangarei - Toi Akorangi provided.
  • Assistant 'sweepers' to support children in their learning of a musical instrument by offering encouragement and presence.  No musical expertise required for this role and all training is provided. 
  • As part of musicianship we are looking for assistants who can help with our singing and/or choir group for the children.  

Training is provided and ongoing.

Specific requirements
Interest in music, willingness to work with juniors and being reliable.  
Ability to play an instrument is a plus.  

3 volunteers needed


✔ Police check
✔ Wheelchair accessible
✔ Reimburse expenses
✔ Reference provided after some time