Volunteer at ideastream
About Volunteering at ideastream
Volunteers are the backbone of many ideastream projects and fundraising activities. Volunteer opportunities exist for WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, and WCLV 104.9, 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 volunteers assist with Pledge Drives, the WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction, special events and office opportunities in various departments.
For further information on any of the above topics or to become an ideaVolunteer, 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!
Volunteers are needed at ideastream within our various departmentes to assist with day to day operations. There are short and long-term office opportunities available, usually during regular business hours.
Throughout the year, WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9 may participate in or conduct special events in the community. Volunteers are always needed at these events completing various tasks. Volunteers are requested on a project-by-project need basis.
WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction
The WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction is a fun and exciting fundraiser! The auction happens every spring, and Volunteers are needed to assist in every aspect of the broadcast.