• Bandology – More music for more kids

Operations Co-ordinator

Bandology is a proud Canadian non-profit dedicated to supporting more music for more kids via education, collaboration and community. We are looking to hire someone in the role of Operations Co-ordinator to work collaboratively with the Bandology team to develop and implement business strategies that support operational sustainability and program growth.

About the Job:

  • Responsible for operational business planning and program models 
  • Utilize and update business development strategy and tactics, identifying specific goals and measurable objectives
  • Identify key milestones and develop a project timeline and strategies for organizational sustainability
  • Research and assess funding strategies to support organizational sustainability and program expansion
  • Research similar organizations to Bandology to further develop the organization
  • Manage financial transactions via our bookkeeping platforms and liaise with our external financial resources
  • Perform payroll functions and human resource functions, including on-boarding process and the staff handbook
  • Participate in two weeks of Band Camp in July and ensure that all campers have a fun and fulfilling experience

About You:

  • Enrolled or graduated from a post-secondary program specializing in business, management, marketing, music, education or similar
  • 2-5 years direct experience working in business development and administration, preferably for a non-profit, either paid or volunteer 
  • Experience with grant writing and applications and with grant reviews and reports
  • Experience using online platforms for bookkeeping and similar financial functions
  • Excellent writing, research and interviewing skills
  • Comfortable with public speaking, both in person and online


  • Comfortable working independently from your own personal space (Bandology is a virtual office) with regular in-person meetings and events (as appropriate) with access to your own computer with reliable internet connection
  • Experience with Google suite of programs, social media and public speaking
  • A wide base of transferable skills including organization, time management, self regulation, collaboration and leadership
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the team
  • Creativity – new ideas are welcomed at Bandology! 
  • A background in instrumental music, whether from music class, piano lessons or personal interest
  • A passion for music and a belief in the long-term value of music education
  • Camp experience, either as a camper or counsellor, would be useful
  • A police check and adherence to our vaccination policy will be required for the successful candidate

About Us:

Bandology is dedicated to providing quality job experiences that allow young people the opportunity to develop a wide variety of skills in a safe and welcoming space, as well as the chance to pursue different aspects and applications of their passion for music and music education.


  • In addition to working with the staff team, staff may work closely with Board members from diverse backgrounds with varied experience who provide mentorship
  • Remote work utilizing a central Google drive for files and regular Zoom meetings. When able, we host an in-person meeting each week in Oakville, outdoors and physically distanced.
  • An extensive on-boarding program during the first week to learn about the organization, processes and procedures, and our culture.
  • A flexible work environment where you can set your own hours
  • All staff work together collaboratively during Band Camp weeks and are expected to fully participate in person

Bandology is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive non-discriminatory work environment that respects the rights of all Canadians. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

To Apply:

Send your detailed resume to info@bandology.ca along with a cover letter that answers these three questions:

  • Music is important to me because…
  • I believe that the long-term value of music education is…
  • A special talent that I bring to Bandology is…


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