Working with the Vancouver Pops brings you into a creative environment with of aspiring musicians. If you are looking for work that is meaningful and exciting, please apply to become one of our contract staffs. 

Please submit cover letter and resume to

Ensemble Instructor/Coordinator:

Salary: Starting at $10,000

Schedule: Variable

10 hours/week, 42 weeks annually, 10 weeks of vacation


  • Bachelor of Music from accredited University with a specialization on specific instrument or voice

  • 2 years experience in basic vocal, piano, and secondary instrumentals

  • 2 years experience in conducting

  • 2 years experience in music theatre or dance (for vocal ensembles only)

Job Description:

  • Running of group rehearsals and sectional rehearsals (including set up and striking of equipment)

  • Teaching repertoire and evaluating progress of musicians

  • Educating musicians to develop clear and accurate tone, pitch, rhythm, and musicality

  • Performing in concerts

  • Inspire, motivate, and educate students towards higher musical excellence

  • Creating class curriculum and practice tracks for students

  • Arranging custom material for ensembles

  • Auditioning and assigning parts

  • Coaching through 1-1 sessions

  • Developing positive rapport with members

  • Manage music library: Copying, sorting, distribution and collection of parts

  • Personal assistant to ensemble directors

  • Promote the organization, concerts, and recruit/retain new members

Outreach/Administrative Coordinator

Salary: Starting at $10,000

Schedule: Monday - Thursday 4-8pm, Saturday 1-5pm.

15 hours/week, 42 weeks annually, 10 weeks of vacation

Job Description:

  • Manage recruitment, intake, and inquiries

  • Accounting, database compilation

  • Sponsorship asks and relationship building with partners

  • Grant application write ups and submissions

  • Manage social media content

  • Perform a wide range of tasks, such as organizing and executing marketing initiatives, PR campaigns, negotiating media placements, outreach campaigns etc..

  • Develop creative campaigns to support events and recruitments

  • Write and edit marketing & PR copy, announcements and materials for media

Substitute Performer

Compensation: Starting at $250 per show

Schedule: To be determined

6 hours of rehearsals, 1 hour sound check, 2 hour performance


  • Bachelor of Music from accredited University

  • 12+ years experience in orchestral or choral ensembles

  • Punctual and organized

  • Possess professional stage and rehearsal etiquette

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and availability for audition/interview.