Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers

  • In-House Concert Usher
  • Special Events Ambassador

Staff

Job Title: Student Services Assistant
Department: Student Services
Position Reports to: Registration Manager
Salary: Entry level with benefits

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The student services assistant provides clerical and administrative support to the student services office. The assistant works with students, families, and faculty under the instruction of the Registration Manager. The position is scheduled 10am - 6pm, Tuesday through Saturday. During the summer, the position is scheduled Monday through Friday.

DUTIES

  • Serve as point of entry and guide families through the registration process
  • Respond to preliminary inquiries of families
  • Process student enrollment
  • Assist with response and resolution to customer service queries and issues
  • Input and maintain student information in database
  • Assist with casework; phone calls and data gathering
  • Input attendance and payroll data and run related reports
  • Provide clerical and administrative office support
  • Relieve receptionist for breaks
  • Perform any other department or agency-related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Data entry experience preferred or ability and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of office equipment a plus
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Clear and pleasant speech
  • Computer literacy
  • Interest in music and arts education preferred

Faculty

There are no staff openings at this time.

Volunteering

Student Volunteers, Programs Department

Description

Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation's oldest community school of music, located in the heart of the East Village, is seeking currently enrolled High School students to volunteer their time helping the Third Street community in a variety of roles.

Volunteer Roles

In-House Concert Usher (2 per concert)

  • Greet guests and hand out concert programs at the door of the Anna-Maria Kellen Auditorium
  • Guide patrons to seats as needed
  • Close doors at the beginning of the performance and keep late attendees help until a piece is over
  • Open doors at the end of the performance and thank guests for their attendance
  • Answer any questions patrons may have about Third Street

Special Event Ambassador (number of volunteers dependent on event size)

  • Assist the programs team in set up, execution and clean up of event
  • Serve as a leader for younger students in activities
  • Serve as a hall monitor for parents and students who may have questions or need directions
  • Distribute welcome packets if needed
  • Distribute food and drink if needed
  • Perform on instrument as requested by Programs Staff (requests to be made in advance of event)

Schedule and Additional Information

Schedule to be determined by student sign up, on a first-come first-serve basis. All students interested in volunteering should sign up by clicking here.

Number of student volunteers will be based on the size of an event. Selected volunteers will be notified by e-mail of their role, time for reporting and anticipated length of event. Please note that if a volunteer cancels with less than 24 hours notice they will not receive priority scheduling for future events. In the event that a student needs a letter to prove their volunteer time to a school or other institution they should e-mail Matthew Stewart.

Third Street Music School Settlement relies on many volunteers, mostly students and parents, to help with various program activities and events throughout the year. Third Street is most grateful to its many volunteers. If you are a student or parent who is interested in volunteering, please contact Myra Nieves in the Registrar's Office at 212-777-3240, ext. 30.

To help high school, college and graduate students earn community-service or field credits, Third Street Music School Settlement also offers unpaid internships within various administrative departments. Third Street mostly works through school/college/university internship programs to identify candidates. However, if you are interested in seeking an unpaid internship at Third Street, please send a cover letter outlining your interests and community-service or field-credit goals along with your resume and list of references to the following address:

Human Resources/Internships
Third Street Music School Settlement
235 East 11th Street
New York, New York 10003

All inquiries must be made in writing or by e-mail as specified above. No follow-up
e-mails or calls will be accepted. Third Street will respond to your inquiry, only if an opportunity is available.

Thank you for your interest in Third Street.