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  • ・Have a profound impact on children and youth in your community.
  • ・Gain first-hand professional experience.
  • ・Make connections with professionals and community members.
  • ・Make a difference & have fun

4 Steps to Become a Volunteer

Step 1: Apply

Complete the online application.

Step 2: Interview

You will be invited to an in-person or phone interview to discuss your interests.

Step 3: Screening & Reference Checks

We will coordinate the required screenings (i.e. police checks).

Step 4: Orientation

You will be provided with an orientation to the organization (policies, online training and other administrative steps).

Volunteer positions available are listed below along with a brief description and time commitment. For more information, please contact Shallaway by phone at 709.738.6792 or email at

This role is responsible for taking attendance at rehearsals and performance. Registrars attend the rehearsals and concerts with the choir

Shallaway Youth Choir is governed by a community-based Board of Directors that oversees the business affairs of the organization and is responsible for all aspects of organizational operations and growth. The board meets every other month and participates in all major events.

Supports Shallaway’s annual fundraising gala projects by helping to secure items  for the event and silent auction. The time commitment is usually 5-6 meetings to take place before the auction. The gala usually takes place in the spring.

Assist the Shallaway staff in our office by answering the phone, making copies, sorting fundraising items,  collating and data entry. Times are flexible.

Assist patrons at concerts by performing duties such as collecting tickets, finding seats and handing programs. The time required is usually a four-hour shift and these opportunities are offered eight times a year. Volunteers may participate just once or as many times as they wish.

For this important and much-needed role, specific training is provided. Responsibilities include helping singers get to their designated areas during concerts and checking that hair, jewelry and uniforms are in compliance with the dress code. This also includes staying near the stage during the performance to help as necessary. Chaperones are needed throughout the year for concerts and special events.