Volunteer at Western Reserve Public Media

Be more … active … connected … appreciated … involved. Be more Western Reserve Public Media.


Western Reserve Public Media depends on the help of volunteers to accomplish many of the things we do every day. Volunteering at Western Reserve Public Media is fun and can provide excellent work experience, opportunities to meet people and satisfaction in community involvement. We really couldn’t exist without our volunteers!

Individual volunteers. Meet new friends and learn about public television in the process! We need special events assistants, mailing assistants, people to wear costumes of PBS children’s show characters  and more.

Group volunteers. Get exposure for your organization and show support for public television. We will acknowledge organizations on air and in print materials.

Why Volunteer for Western Reserve Public Media?

When you become a Western Reserve Public Media volunteer, you can:

  • Support public broadcasting.

  • Meet dedicated volunteers and staff who share your commitment to public broadcasting.

  • Select from a variety of short- and long-term positions that match your interests, talents and schedule.

  • Receive training and gain new skills.


Why Should Your Group Volunteer for Western Reserve Public Media?

Group volunteers play an integral role in Western Reserve Public Media’s success. When your group or organization volunteers here, they will:

  • Build team spirit and have fun!

  • Achieve visibility as a supporter of public broadcasting’s programming and services.

  • Receive on-air recognition and print for their volunteer commitment, potentially reaching 4.4 million viewers in northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania.



Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer at Western Reserve Public Media!

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of a multimedia organization.
Learn new skills, keep existing skills sharp and gain experience.
Meet new people from different parts of the community.
Make a contribution to the future of Western Reserve Public Media; we depend on volunteers to make things happen!
Strengthen our community!
Spend time with your peers in a fun environment.
Support a community service in ways other than, or in addition to, a financial donation.
Gain personal satisfaction from knowing that you’ve made a difference.
Know that your help is greatly appreciated!
Have fun!

We provide free parking and a free Western Reserve Public Media MemberCard after working 24 hours in a calendar year. Build your résumé while using your skills to help support public broadcasting in northeast Ohio.

Sign up by yourself or team up with your group, troop, coworkers, church group, sorority, band, bowling league, knitting circle, crew or club. By becoming a Western Reserve Public Media volunteer, you’ll support public television, meet new people, learn new skills, give something back to the community and — most important — make a difference! Join our winning team today! Contact our community engagement coordinator at 1-800- 554-4549 for more information.



Download and mail the application to

Western Reserve Public Media
Amanda Donatelli
P.O. Box 5191
Kent, OH 44240-5191

Volunteer Application


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