Volunteers are the backbone of many ideastream projects and fundraising activities. Volunteer opportunities exist for 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9 and WVIZ/PBS, Cleveland’s public radio and television stations.
Groups of volunteers earn on-air promotion by helping with Pledge Drives and the WVIZ/PBS Auction.
Individual volunteer help is needed with Pledge Drives, the WVIZ/PBS Auction, special events and to perform clerical duties in various departments.
For further information on any of the above topics or to become a volunteer, please contact the station’s Volunteer Coordinator by phone at 216-916-6100 or by sending an email.
WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9 conduct pledge drives several times each year. Volunteers are needed to answer telephones and take pledges for these events.
Groups of 10-12 volunteers are needed to help with pledge drives on WVIZ/PBS. Groups of 6-8 volunteers are needed to help with pledge drives on 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9.
All volunteers are thanked verbally on the air. Organizations providing the minimum number of volunteers needed will receive additional on-air promotion.
Morning, day, evening and weekend hours are available. Training is provided at the start of each shift.
Parking is free for our volunteers and refreshments are always provided!
Clerical help is needed at ideastream doing such things as taking phone calls, filing, and doing data entry. Volunteers are requested on a project-by-project need basis, usually during daytime hours.
Throughout the year, both WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN may participate in or conduct special events in the community. Volunteers are always needed at these events doing various tasks. Volunteers are requested on a project-by-project need basis.
Get ready for the 2015 WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction!
Auction is a fun and exciting fundraiser! The annual WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction happens every spring. Volunteers are needed to help in every aspect of these functions.
Please read the volunteer position descriptions below to discover which volunteer opportunities you would enjoy!
Prior to the Auction, volunteers are needed months in advance to prepare for the event.
If you are interested in volunteering during the Auction broadcast, listed below are the positions and their description. It’s fun and a great way to meet people. Join us!
If you would like to volunteer for any of the opportunities listed above please feel free to download and complete our auction volunteer application here. Once your application is complete, please return it to ideastream’s Volunteer Coordinator at . For further information on any of the above opportunities or to become a volunteer please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 216-916-6156 or by email.