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Jackson Symphony Orchestra

Guild Member Volunteer Opportunities


The JSO sometimes holds a reception – for contributors, guest artists, and others- immediately following a concert in the Subscription Series. On these occasions a volunteer host or hostess is needed for the reception. Volunteers also are needed to provide refreshments.

Children's Music Programs
Opportunities to volunteer at special children’s concerts and in school programs

Community Music School
Guild volunteers often assist with special Music School programs by helping with registration, musical demonstrations or refreshments.

Computer Assistant/Graphic Arts
Assist in inputting computer data and developing advertising.

Concert Greeters
Friendly greeters from the Guild are needed to warmly welcome Jackson Symphony Orchestra concertgoers as they arrive at the Potter Center.

Explore Guild fund-raising opportunities and assist with Ball solicitations.

Guest Artist Hospitality
Volunteer hosts and hostesses provide lodging, meals and transportation for guest artists and their families as needed.

History Book
Members maintain an ongoing photo history of the Guild and JSO events.

Holiday Ball
This gala dinner-dance, held the first Saturday in December, is the Guild’s largest fund-raiser and it requires dozens of volunteers to plan the event, mail invitations, contact potential contributors, prepare publicity, obtain raffle prizes, set up auction items, put together a program book, and decorate for the event.

Jazz & Blues Night
Committee members contact musicians, make arrangements with a restaurant, prepare publicity and sell tickets to this annual event, which features jazz musicians or bands.

Jewelry Sales
Guild volunteers collect jewelry and fashion accessories from community contributors and sell the items during concert intermissions and other events.

Assist in advertising, brochure design and mailings about the Jackson Symphony Guild.

Members of this very important committee maintain membership lists, coordinate the Guild’s Annual Meeting/New Member Reception, and publish the Guild’s annual membership directory. Volunteers with a variety of skills are needed, including people who enjoy planning parties, decorating, preparing printed materials on a computer, talking with potential members or addressing invitations.

Members of this committee produce the Guild 's "Interlude" newsletter. Volunteers who enjoy writing, taking photographs or designing page layouts on a computer are needed for this committee.

Office Volunteers
Volunteers answer phones, sell tickets and assist with office work.

Season Ticket Drive
Assist with season ticket renewal or serving refreshments during intermission.

Symphony Guild Solos
Are you going to the Symphony alone? As a member of the Jackson Symphony Guild, you are invited to join other Guild solos for dinner before the concert. Learn more.

Contact Us!
Contact us for other Guild Volunteer Opportunities!