Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District
HMPA Volunteer Opportunities
We are always looking for parents to support the music program, both new to Handsworth and those who have been around for a while. Just about every performance needs helpers to
  • Bake goodies to sell
  • Help with clean-up
In addition to these smaller roles, we currently have openings for the following positions​:
a) HMPA Co-Chair - Assists with running meetings, organizing and overseeing the work of HMPA. Assist music teachers as needed.
b)Display Cases - Arranges and put up displays in display cases near the music room. Coordinate with event photographers to obtain photos from concerts.
c) Secretary - Attends all HMPA meetings. Takes minutes and distributes them in a timely manner.
d) Sweet Music Section Coordinators - Coordinates one piece of the Sweet Music Concert - bake sale, decor, front-of-house, back stage or fundraising. Works closely with the Sweet Music Coordinator.
e) Trip payments - works with the teachers to coordinate trip payments for school trips.
f) Volunteer Coordinator - Helps sign up volunteers at prelude concerts, prepares master list of volunteers, makes sure there are enough volunteers for each event.
g) Assistant Treasurer - helps the treasurer as required and learns the ropes for next year.
 For more information on these or any other roles in the HMPA, contact our current Chair, Kathleen Whyte at kjwhyte@shaw.ca