New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Volunteer Participation Form

Personal Information
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Home Phone:
Work Phone:
EMail Address:
Date Of Birth:
Days Available: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Hours Available: Mornings Afternoons Evenings Flexible
Transportation: I can provide my own transportion
I can not provide my own transportion
Special Skills: Please list any skills, interests or experiences that you would like to incorporate into your colunteer duties (i.e. computer skills, writing skills, musical ability
Restrictions: Please list any restrictions which might prevent you from performing specific tasks
Venues: Check all convert venues to which you are willing to travel
The John Harms Center/Englewood
The Community Theatre/Morristown
The State Theatre/New Brunswick
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center/Newark
Richardson Auditorium/Princeton
The Count Basic Theatre/Red Bank
The War Memorial/Trenton
Other venues for educational programs, summer parks concerts and the like
Volunteer Opportunities
Administrative Office AssistanceAssisting with filing, photocopying, preparing/stuffing mailings, and other office work at the Newark NJSO office
Intermission & Post Concert ReceptionsHost, arrange for refreshments, etc. for donor receptions during intermission or after performances at our various venues
Brochure DistributionDistribute brochures in local communities (libraries, etc.); continually check to be sure visibly displayed
Exhibitors Village At Parks ConcertsAssist with identification and contact of retailers/service providers to participate in summer parks concerts' Exhibitors Villages
Parks Concert StaffAttend one or more parks concerts (end of June/early July) to assist with distribution of programs and brochures
Reach EnsemblesContact local organizations and circulate promotional materials; serve as NJSO ambassadors at community-based REACH performances
Subscription RenewalsStaff lobby table at one or more concerts (January through April), accepting subscription renewals before concert and during intermission
Restaurant CriticsVisit restaurants (at your own expense) near concert venues and provide advice for restaurant guide; contact proprietor for NJSO patron discount
Subscriber Thank-A-ThonCall first year subscribers to thank for subscribing; no soliciting required; two sessions in early February, held evenings and/or weekends
Public Relations Press AssistantContact local weekly newspapers to ensure NJSO press releases/photographs are included in listings and features
Newsletter Editor/JournalistHelp write, edit and lay out the quarterly volunteer newsletter
Gala Auction Special EventParticipate in annual gala auction event supporting the Greater Newark Youth Orchestra; a variety of conunittees need assistance (i.e. reception, ticket sales, auction item solicitation)
"Newark On Tour"Special Event Help plan and execute day-long event of touring a variety of special Newark areas; held end of June; a variety of committees need assistance (i.e. reception, ticket sales, refreshments, interfacing with vendors and suppliers)
Children's Holiday PartyHost, decorate hall, provide cookies, assist children in craft projects at Holiday Party held in early December at the NJPAC in Newark
Backstage AssistanceAssist guest artists backstage before and during selected concerts
RaffleHelp sell tickets for this major "Friends" of the NJSO fund raiser
Meet And GreetMeet and greet arriving audiences:
  • Seniors at matinees
  • Donors at receptions and open rehearsals
  • Students at education concerts