Volunteer for Buffalo Toronto Public Media: Your Public Broadcasting Station!
Join the many volunteers who help make Buffalo Toronto Public Media come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fundraising activities. Join this dynamic group of people to give a hand or learn new skills. Work with fantastic people and contribute to a valuable community resource. It’s fun! It’s challenging! It’s creative!
Whatever your interest, there’s a role for you. Previous experience is not necessary — we’ll train you.
Community Service . . . Teambuilding . . . Camaraderie . . . Fun . . . Awareness
On average, our volunteers donate over 8,500 hours of their time each year, saving the organization over $220,000! Thank you!
During the campaigns, volunteers record pledges called in by viewers. Open to volunteers age 16 or older.
Throughout the year, we host several events. Volunteers can assist with a variety of tasks, such as check-in, concessions, greeting, etc.
Volunteers answer and return phone calls and emails from viewers/listeners. Volunteers in this area should have good computer and customer service skills.
The Bridge Street Team
Street Team volunteers will support WBFO The Bridge by helping to grow the fan base at various events throughout the community. Volunteers will hand out merchandise, flyers, and talk about the station. Volunteers must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Volunteers in this area will help in various departments based on need; Data entry, filing, phone calls, etc. Volunteers in this area should have good computer skills and be comfortable on the phone.
Would you like to see your organization featured on TV?
Buffalo Toronto Public Media offers a prime opportunity for organizations that provide 10 or more volunteers for TV Membership Campaigns.
As a thank you, each group receives:
• On-air acknowledgements, group and individual camera shots
• A full-color graphic with your logo shown live on-air
• An on-air interview with a spokesperson from your organization, providing the opportunity to share your mission, product or service
• An acknowledgement on wned.org with a link to your website
• A unique team building activity for employees