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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. 

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Top 10 BTPM Volunteers of 2022. So much of what we do would not be possible without the time, energy and talents of our many volunteers!
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Congratulations and thank you to Nancy Nuzzo, recipient of the 2022 Dennis Penman Volunteer of the Year Award.

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!

TV Campaigns
During the campaigns, volunteers record pledges called in by viewers. Open to volunteers age 16 or older.

Special Events
Throughout the year, we host several events. Volunteers can assist with a variety of tasks, such as check-in, concessions, greeting, etc.

Viewer Services
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.

The Bridge Street Team Sign-Up

Office Tasks
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 with a link to your website
• A unique team building activity for employees

Join Us

Find out more:
Please complete our online Volunteer Registration Form.

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Buffalo Toronto Public Media relies on the support of donors. It’s because of you . . .
Thank you to the organizations who provided groups of volunteers for our recent TV Membership Campaign:

Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus
Erie County Dept of Senior Services
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Nova in the Neighborhood
Hamburg Rotary
WNY Executive Candidates

Thank you to the restaurants for their generous donation of dinners to fuel our volunteers:

Burrito Bay
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
Fat Bob's Smokehouse
Ilio DiPaolo's
Olive Garden
Pizza Plant
Pod City Beer Labs Canalside
Salvatore's Hospitality
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Special Thanks To: