BEHIND THE SCENES

The Loudoun Symphony Association welcomes volunteers to assist in many ways. We couldn’t do it without you! The following is a description of our current needs. If you have other ways that you wish to help, contact info@loudounsymphony.org.

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Data Manager

  • Update mailing and email lists with new supporter information

Anticipated time commitment is 1.5 hours after each LSO concert (October, December, February, March, April)

Database Integration Manager

  • The LSO wishes to migrate customer information to SalesForce and needs expertise in integrating data and customizing SalesForce to handle needs. (schedule is flexible)
     

Volunteer, Fundraising Committee

  • Distribute playbill ad information to local businesses. Anticipated time commitment is flexible throughout the season; priority month is September.

  • Solicit silent auction donations and sponsorship from local businesses. Anticipated time commitment is flexible throughout the season; priority three months in advance of gala (date to be determined)

  • Prepare direct mail appeals to targeted past donors and send gala information to donors. Anticipated time commitment is six hours in August, four hours in December and ten hours two months in advance of gala (date to be determined)

  • Volunteers will be needed to organize gala (duties TBA)
     

Grant Writing

  • Volunteers needed to complete grant proposals for government-related and private foundations. Many grants must be entered into foundation databases so computer proficiency is required. Anticipated time commitment is four hours per month although flexible.
     

Chair, Grant Writing Committee

  • Organize volunteers to research new funding opportunities

  • Manage calendar of grant applications and mid-year grant reports

Anticipated time commitment is eight hours per month
 

Outreach

  • Liaison with senior living communities

  • Develop list of retirement and assisted living communities tha might send groups to attend LSO concerts.

  • Visit activities director to promote LSO concerts at beginning of season

  • Provide activities directors’ concert and ticket information
     

Anticipated time commitment is ten hours (September) and one hour (November, January, February, and March)