Volunteer with CFoM!

Please consider joining the Chelmsford Friends of Music! We need some new faces with fresh ideas to continue our mission of helping to ensure the best possible music program for the Chelmsford Public Schools.

CFoM meets once per month (typically the 3rd Thursday) and the time commitment varies from 2 – 10 hours per month depending on the role. Our group is open to all Chelmsford parents and community members, whether you have a student in the school music program or not!

CFoM Needs Help with These Roles & Tasks

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Instrument Donation Coordinator
  • Hospitality Chairperson (CFoM concert table)
  • Bottle & Can Coordinator
  • Help Run a Bottle & Can Drive

Duties for each role include:

President and Vice-President

  • Agendas and Meeting Notices
    • Reserve meeting location or schedule virtual meeting
    • Prepare agendas
    • Email usual attendees with meeting info a few days prior to meeting. Attach agenda and previous meeting minutes for review
    • Preside over meetings
  • Communication with CPS Music staff
    • Email staff regarding CFoM initiatives, jacket applications, scholarships, teacher grants, etc.
    • Follow up with staff by email after CFoM meetings as needed
  • Monitoring CFoM email account
  • Corporate Maintenance
    • Sign & submit annual tax filings
    • File on-line annual report due by November 1st annually with MA Secretary of the Commonwealth Corporations Division
    • Renew Liability and Directors & Officers insurance with PTO Today

Instrument Donation Coordinator

  • Respond to offers of used instruments
  • Inquire with teachers regarding need for offered instruments
  • Inquire with teachers regarding need for offered instruments

Hospitality Chairperson

  • Create on-line sign-up for CFoM concert table (table in lobby at each CPS music concert), ideally one adult and one student at each event)
  • Coordinate transfer of necessary supplies from previous volunteer to next volunteer
  • Store supplies when not in use and restock as needed

Bottle & Can Drive Coordinator – see Bottle & Can Drive page

Help Run a Bottle & Can Drive – See Bottle & Can Drive page