Want to work with us?

We have plenty of opportunities at Spark Youth Dance Company for volunteering and occasionally paid opportunities. We’ll post various opportunities to join the company here as they open.


Orchestra Manager Volunteer Position

Are you a musician who has those organisational skills that others just don’t?

Yeah? You should apply to be our Orchestra Manager!

The Orchestra Manager will play an essential role in the Spark Productions Australia creative team, working closely alongside the Music Director and choreographer to communicate with musicians and organise the Spark Orchestra.

This awesome opportunity to volunteer with Spark is open to all musicians aged between 16 - 25.

You’ll get to:

  • Engage in planning sessions with the Artistic Director, Music Director and the Director of the dance works to effectively plan out music repertoire and ideas

  • Communicate with musicians through regular emails

  • Help source musicians for orchestra

  • Help source scores and sheet music

  • Organise rehearsals

  • Create sign in/out documents and rehearsal schedules

  • Attend all orchestra rehearsals

  • Attend and participate in all relevant Spark meetings

  • Attend and assist with all shows for 2018 season

Benefits of volunteering with this fabulous organisation?

  • 2x free tickets to each season of work

  • $250 grant at Gala Presentation Evening

  • Exposure to musicians, music networks, orchestras generating new connections and possibilities for future projects

  • Valuable experience working in semi-professional environment on large dance projects

  • Fantastic resume opportunity as you will be working with a passionate and innovative non-profit that believes in amplifying the voices of young artists

How do I apply?

Send your resume to orchestra@sparkyouthdance.com.au and we will be in contact shortly! Applications close Friday 10th May.