Are you interested in sharing your passion for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear Centre with other young people across Edmonton?

Do you want to help your communities engage and connect with music and the Orchestra? Would you like the opportunity to provide a meaningful contribution to Winspear concerts and events?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, please consider applying to join our Young Leadership Council (YLC). The YLC is a diverse group of young and emerging leaders who have a curiosity about music and an interest in serving the community.


Applicants must:

– Be 18 – 32 years old
– Reside in Edmonton or the surrounding area

Preference will be given to those who:

– Have a passion about music or the arts
– An interest in giving back to the community
– Have prior engagement in community service
– Have a desire to develop and apply leadership and teamwork skills
– Are self-motivated and able to make a reasonable commitment of time

Young Leadership Council positions entail a commitment of 5 to 10 hours per month. Some projects the council will be working on include: outreach events, advocacy for Winspear events, volunteering at concerts, social media research, and other ad hoc projects. Council members can expect to attend monthly meetings on the 4th Thursday of each month from 6-7:30 PM.

Start date of opportunity: October 8, 2021

End date of opportunity: September 2, 2022

Location: Edmonton, AB

Skills needed of a volunteer: Self-motivation, social media experience, community service experience, and leadership skills.

Please explain how a volunteer will develop their skills by accepting this volunteer opportunity

The YLC’s mandate is to support the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear through outreach, ambassadorship, and sharing feedback on Winspear and ESO events and concerts.

Council members develop their leadership skills by undertaking various projects in support of our mandate. Previous projects have included social media outreach, supporting our educational programming, volunteering for concerts and events, and engaging in research in ways to engage young people with music. We are always encouraging members to propose projects that they are interested in and that support our mandate.