Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Positions

Are you passionate about music education? Apply today!
  • Become an Instructor

    Youth Music Project employs professional music educators who teach group classes and private lessons in piano, guitar, ukulele, violin, bass, drums, vocals and rock band. We accept applications throughout the year. Instructors typically work afternoons and evenings two to five days per week at YMP’s state-of-the-art facility and music venue in West Linn, Oregon. We offer competitive pay and a supportive work environment. YMP is an equal opportunity employer and candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

    To apply for an instructor position, please email Cynthia O’Brien with a resume and cover letter which includes your teaching experience, schedule availability and why you would like to work at Youth Music Project. 

    Your Skills

    – Passionate about providing music education opportunities for underserved youth.
    – At least two years of experience teaching music to children.
    – Exceptional musicianship in piano, guitar, ukulele, bass, drums or vocal performance.
    – Ability to work with both children and parents.
    – Ability to pass a strict background check.
    – Dependable transportation for work.
    – Positive outlook and collaborative disposition.

    Your Credentials

    Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

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  • Become a High School Intern

    Youth Music Project is seeking high school juniors and seniors from the surrounding community who are proficient musicians as well as passionate, creative, dependable and responsible workers.

     The Youth Music Project Internship is a paid position for high school juniors and seniors, generally for two years with a one year minimum commitment. Interns work 4 to 8 hours a week as assistant music instructors and tutors.  They may also work at events, staff the front desk and carry out various administrative responsibilities.  Internships are awarded at the end of the student’s sophomore year, after which they can work during the summer before junior year through the summer after senior year. YMP interns receive an hourly wage, an incredible work experience, discounts on lessons and ongoing professional development in music education.

    *Applications for high school intern are accepted year round. Interviews take place in the spring and summer for interns to start in the fall.*

    To apply for this position, please email Cynthia O’Brien  a letter of interest which includes your experience, schedule availability and why you would like to intern at Youth Music Project. 


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  • Become a Volunteer

    Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer! We appreciate everything our volunteers do to help keep YMP such a great organization. Whether you play music, or just want to be a part of a fun organization and give back, there are many ways you can help. We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities, such as assisting with events, summer camps, concerts, guitar & ukulele jams, and daily operations throughout the facility. By volunteering with YMP, you make it possible for kids of all ages to expand and explore their musical and artistic abilities. 

    Learn about our volunteer opportunities here!

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