Program Coordinator


Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra Society


Aug. 1, 2018

Organization Description: 

Founded in 1930, the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra is a 4 level premier music education program, providing young musicians in Metro Vancouver with the highest possible standard of orchestral training.

The VYSO’s mission is to nurture and develop young musicians, both artistically and individually and to provide them with the opportunity to discover, explore, and realize their potential, in a secure and challenging environment.


Job Description: 

• 15 hours weekly September 2018 – May 2019
• Saturdays 8:00 – 5:00, some Sundays and other flexible hours
• Collaborative work with the VYSO Executive Director and Office Administrator, to support and assist with the administration, logistics and running of VYSO events including, rehearsals, sectionals, workshops and concerts in the 2018 – 2019 season


• Opening and closing responsibilities at VYSO office/rehearsal space (3214 West 10th Ave. Vancouver) and other event spaces
• Saturday office and rehearsal supervision
• Saturday and Sunday workshop and concert event supervision
• Coordination and management of equipment for events
• Coordination and management of student and parent volunteers
• Oversight, maintenance and inventory of VYSO equipment and instruments
• Oversight of the loan/rental of VYSO equipment and instruments
• Oversight and maintenance of VYSO music library and library database
• Music preparation
• Other administrative support


• Legal qualification to work in Canada
• Strong knowledge of music
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Valid BC driver’s license and the ability to rent and drive an equipment van
• Desire to be part of a team
• Experience with Arts nonprofit an asset

How to Apply: 

Please submit a resume and a cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and experience, to by August 1, 2018. Please include “VYSO Program Coordinator” in the subject line.


$20 per hour

Contact Name: Emily Yu
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (604) 737-0714

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