By donating your time and expertise, you can make an impact in the life of a child. Below are just a few examples of volunteer opportunities. If you have other ideas of how you want to help, please contact us at 212-972-4788 or


Our music teachers often need a pianist to accompany students during concerts and dress rehearsals, especially during December and May. If you would be willing to donate your accompanist services, please contact us at 212-972-4788 or with ‘Accompanist’ in the subject line.

Office Intern Volunteers

Office internships are geared toward those looking for substantive work experience in a growing music education 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, where their efforts will play a key role in the organization’s short and long-term success. The exact duration and duties will be determined based on the applicant’s skills and the organization’s current need. If you would like to help out in our office, please send an email to with your background and interests and we’ll find a way for you to be involved!
  • ETM is currently looking for office interns to assist with new marketing and communications initiatives. 
  • The volunteer intern(s) will work under the guidance of the Director of Marketing and Communications in the development of programs geared towards cause marketing, communications/PR and event planning.
  • For more complete information regarding the open positions, please review the descriptions for each: Communications/PR Intern, Cause Marketing, and Events Marketing
  • These positions are unpaid. ETM will work with interns to receive school credit, where applicable. 
  • Volunteer times are flexible.
  • More than one volunteer opportunity is available.
  • To apply, please send a resume to

Event Volunteers

We often need volunteers to help us carry out our special events, especially our annual Gala Benefit each spring. If you’d like to work at an event, contact us at 212-972-4788 or You can also review our volunteer profile pages on Idealist and VolunteerMatch

Group Opportunities

Is your company looking to send a group of employees out to volunteer? Opportunities for groups include setting up and decorating music classrooms at the start of the school year or working at our ETM Festival concert in June. Contact our office to discuss options.

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Education Through Music, Inc.
122 East 42nd Street, Suite 1501
New York, NY 10168

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