New Opportunities

Friends of Music is Hiring

PositionPart-time Office Administrator, 7 hours/week, $17/hour

About FOM Music Society

Established in 1989, FOM Music Society is a non-profit organization that provides musical opportunities for people recovering from mental illness. We are located in the Eric Martin Pavilion Theatre.

At Friends of Music, you’ll find musicians with mental illness. All musicians are welcome to join in. We do not distinguish between who is recovering from mental illness and those who join us for their love of music and desire to stamp out the stigma sometimes associated with mental illness. We have various ensembles, including performance bands, drop-in groups, group music lessons and regular Community Concerts.

Part-Time Office Administrator Duties and Responsibilities

The Part-time office administrator will work with the Executive Director and sometimes independently. The usual hours are Tues 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and Wed 10:30 am to 2:30 pm, with some flexibility possible. Duties will include, but are not limited to, producing posters and newsletters in excel, promoting Friends of Music’s programs with small mailouts to the Mental Health Group Homes, posting on our Facebook page “FOM Music Society”, updating the website in WordPress and accessing other free media. The Office Administrator will be available to support the music directors and music participants as needed.

Education and Experience

This position will suit someone with basic office skills; Word, Excel, Windows 10.

Education Required: Mental Health and Addictions Certificate Program or Community Support and Education Assistant, or equivalent.

Must appreciate music.  Some musical experience would be beneficial.

Must be able to work independently.

Apply by Saturday Nov 9th, 2019 with a resume and cover letter.

Janet Pryer

Executive Director

FOM Music Society

A Criminal Record Check for working with vulnerable adults is mandatory.

Interviews:  Wed Nov 13th and Thurs Nov 14, 2019

Position Starts:  Week of Nov 18th, 2019