WNET’s volunteer community is a network of interesting people committed to public television. The first small group of volunteers summoned the resources and support to help create the station in 1962. Throughout our history, the station and volunteers have enjoyed a rich and rewarding partnership. Each volunteer brings a unique contribution to the WNET family. Like the founding group of volunteers, they all share a belief that public media plays an essential role in the educational and cultural life of every community in the tri-state area.
Today, volunteers continue to apply their talents and passion for public media in order to
- support the mission of WNET
- support WNET’s staff on a daily basis,
- to help bring our message to the public.
Volunteering for WNET is not just philanthropy. Our volunteers also learn what makes public television work. They gain positive learning experiences and meet interesting new people, both staff and volunteers alike who share an enthusiasm for and take pride in the station’s trusted mission.
See Thirteen’s volunteers in action by clicking on a picture below.
Administrative volunteer opportunities require daytime availability during the week. That’s when our offices are open and staff is on site. These volunteers generally work one or two days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 or 3 p.m. Computer skills are very helpful but so is a willingness to roll up your sleeves and assist with a huge mailing. All volunteer assignments support the business side of WNET rather than the production/technical side. The minimum age requirement is 16.
Occasionally we need volunteer assistance at evening/weekend events at museums and cultural venues throughout the city or in the nearby tri-state region.
There are no events scheduled at this time. Please check back for future opportunities.
If you would be interested in helping, please fill out the contact form below.