Work With The TYO

Do you want to inspire, nurture and develop young Tasmanian musicians? Is a lifelong love of music a gift you want every child to receive? Join the TYO team and do exactly that! Read on to see what positions are currently available.

Program Coordinator

A new role in the TYO team, the Program Coordinator will work closely with the General Manager to facilitate TYO's annual schedule of events by providing office administration, event management, and customer service support.

As first point of contact for our participants and their families, the Program Coordinator will support new and current players and their families, as well as working closely with our artistic and educational team, ensuring rehearsals run smoothly and successfully. In addition to hands-on rehearsal involvement, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for supporting TYO communications, such as drafting content for TYO's monthly enews and event promotions.

Does this sound like you?

We invite expressions of interest from those who would like to be considered for the position of Program Coordinator. Please download the Position Description and email with your contact details, a brief cover letter addressing the necessary skills and responsibilities, and your curriculum vitae.

Expressions of interest must be received no later than Monday 2 September, 2017.

Please note that it is a requirement that all TYO employees obtain and hold a valid Working With Children or Vulnerable People Check (or relevant teaching registration) and undergo a Police Check.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference and contribute to the future of TYO. See the fruits of your labours first-hand in the development of Tasmania's young musicians!


As part of our ongoing program, we run ad hoc tutorial sessions within each ensemble. These are designed to support the growth of the ensemble at various times through the year and provide a platform to focus on instrument-specific topics and address difficult passages. We welcome expressions of interest from suitably qualified instrumental teachers who would like to take these sessions. Please forward your CV and a cover letter to, and include the ensemble or level you would be best suited to and how you would see yourself contributing to the development of the players.


Want to be involved but not sure how you can contribute? Our parents and friends are the lifeline of the organisation and we have many ways for you to put your expertise to a worthy cause. Some of our regular volunteer duties include:

  • Player supervision
  • Concert box office team
  • Concert refreshment (tea and coffee) helpers
  • Concert ushers
  • Marketing and design development
  • Archival concert recording
  • Photographers
  • Alumni researchers

There are so many more opportunities to get involved so please start a conversation with us and how you might like to support these amazing young musicians!

Please note that a valid Working With Children Check or relevant teaching registration is a prerequisite for all TYO employees and contractors. If you would like to read more about our policies, you can do so here.

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