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Just Brass Coordinator - Casual

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Camberwell is about:

  • Welcoming anyone looking to make friends and build relationships;
  • People growing spiritually and together in relationships with each other;
  • Sharing with and serving others, especially in our local community

The Just Brass program, a community music program, was established to provide opportunities to primary school students who would not normally have access to a high-quality music program.


Camberwell Corps are currently seeking a values-driven person to engage with at-risk students in partnering primary schools, through the provision of brass instrument tuition, participation in school-based ensembles, leadership development opportunities, and in a Just Brass band. Other key responsibility areas include:

  • Provide weekly brass tuition for young people in groups of two or more, and manage the brass tuition program in a partnering primary school
  • Oversee all aspects of weekly band rehearsals
  • Organise overnight camps for students from partnering schools and attend music/creative arts camps at Divisional and/or Territorial level
  • Build strong relationships with Principals, teachers, and student wellbeing staff at primary schools
  • Engage with the Corps Ministry Team to connect graduating Year 6 (or 7) Just Brass students with youth program
  • Recruit, select and train volunteer leaders for each of the Just Brass bands

The office of the position is located at Camberwell Corps however time will mostly be spent at partnering Schools.


  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation


This position will work up to 10 hours per week fixed term to end of Term 4 2021. One day per week will be located at the participating school for tuition (day to be negotiated between the school and candidate) and attendance on Friday afternoons will be required for rehearsals at the Corps. Minimal work may be needed during school holidays.

This is an Award Free position.


  • Extensive experience in playing brass instrument/s, coupled with experience in providing instrument tuition
  • Music qualifications, including teaching qualifications would be well regarded
  • Understanding of best practice in teaching students to play an instrument
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia

Position Description

For a copy of the Position Description please contact gillian.speirs@salvationarmy.org.au

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