Volunteer with WFYI

WFYI Public Media relies upon our volunteers to help us reach our goal of serving as a community resource by providing educational, informational and cultural services and entertainment of the highest quality through television and radio programs, educational telecommunications services and community engagement events and activities.

WFYI has many ongoing events and volunteer opportunities as well as yearly events. Join the WFYI team by volunteering for any of our Membership Drives, Thursday morning mailing group, data entry, general events, WFYI Ice Miller Wine Fest, regional art fairs, IRIS (Indiana Reading and Information Services) or even earn college credit as an intern!

Complete the form below, or contact our Volunteer Manager for more information.

 

 

LATEST OPPORTUNITIES

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IUPUI Regatta: Daniel Tiger Character Volunteer

Saturday, September 21st
10:30 am-3:30 pm

Transform into Daniel Tiger for the day! In this opportunity you will be in a character costume while greeting friends of the show you're representing. You can take pictures with friends, wave hello and give high fives. The more you interact with friends that are visiting the more fun it will be!

Please note, to be Daniel Tiger you need to be around 5'3" and have an average build.

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IUPUI Regatta: Curious George Character Volunteer

Saturday, September 21st
10:30 am-3:30 pm

Transform into Curious George for the day! In this opportunity you will be in a character costume while greeting friends of the show you are representing. You can take pictures with friends, wave hello and give high fives. The more you interact with friends that are visiting the more fun it will be!

Please note, to be Curious George you need to be around 5'1"-5'3" and have an average build.

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Economic Club of Indiana: Event Material Prep

September 23rd
between 8:00-5:00

WFYI provides administrative support to the Economic Club of Indiana. This volunteer opportunity will help WFYI prepare for the upcoming club luncheon. A volunteer is needed to prepare table signs and sort other table materials. This opportunity will take approximately 1 hour.

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Economic Club of Indiana: Post Event Organization Support

September 25th or 26th
between 8:00-5:00

WFYI provides administrative support to the Economic Club of Indiana. A volunteer is needed to sort post event materials including name tags. This opportunity will take approximately 1 hour.

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Sick Podcast Launch Party

Tuesday, October 15th
4:30-7:30 pm

WFYI and Side Effects are kicking off their new podcast, Sick, with a launch event at the White Rabbit Cabaret. Volunteers are needed to welcome guests, promote the podcast at the merchandise table and assist with an "In Your Words" table where attendees are invited to answer a question posed by the Side Effects team.

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Eva Experience: October 15th

Tuesday, October 15th
10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Sign up to volunteer with WFYI at the Eva Experience at the Indiana History Center! Schools will come to the Indiana History Center to watch the one-hour version of the Eva documentary. Following the film, students will be split up into groups of 25 and rotate through five exhibits. Volunteers will help lead exhibits that relate to themes from the film.

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Eva Experience: October 16th

Wednesday, October 16th
10:00 AM-1:30 PM

Sign up to volunteer with WFYI at the Eva Experience at the Indiana History Center! Schools will come to the Indiana History Center to watch the one-hour version of the Eva documentary. Following the film, students will be split up into groups of 25 and rotate through five exhibits. Volunteers will help lead exhibits that relate to themes from the film.

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Economic Club of Indiana: Luncheon Event Volunteer

Various Dates
10:15 am-1:30 pm

WFYI Public Radio has partnered with the Economic Club of Indiana to share video and audio recordings of presentations from the club's monthly luncheons. Many talented and articulate leaders are scheduled to present their thoughts and ideas throughout the season.

During the luncheon events, volunteers are needed to help with event support including light set-up and tear-down as well as guest check-in.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch and listen to the speaker during the luncheon.

*Please note, business casual attire is requested during this volunteer opportunity.

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Bartender Volunteer Interest

Ongoing Opportunity

Have you ever bartended? Worked an event where you obtained your pouring license? If so, please let us know! WFYI occasionally has events with volunteer opportunities that require a pouring license for beer and wine. Please let us know by filling out this form and you will be contacted when there is a need for bartending volunteers.

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Poster & Card Distribution

Ongoing Opportunity

Love WFYI? Want to help spread the word of our upcoming events? Then this opportunity is for you! We'll provide the posters, you take them to your favorite places and hang up for others to see.

Fill out the form and we will be in touch with additional information!

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Community Advisory Board Volunteer

Ongoing-Quarterly Meetings
varies

Are you a public media consumer who is "in touch" with the community? If so, consider volunteering as a member of the Community Advisory Board!

The Community Advisory Board is an independent group from the governing board. This group helps make sure the station is reflecting needs, trends and concerns of the community.

As a Community Advisory Board volunteer, you will be expected to attend quarterly meetings at WFYI to provide advice and guidance to the station.

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Teddy Bear Makers Needed!

Ongoing

Know how to sew? Have extra fabric laying around? Then this opportunity is for you!

We are in need of bear shaped forms for our Ready Jet Go! summer camps. These bears will be used by students in a space suit making mission!

Interested? Have more questions? Fill out the form for additional information.

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Donor & Thank You Phone Call Volunteer

Ongoing & Flexible
Monday-Friday between 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Donor and Thank You Phone Call Volunteers are needed to reach out to donors to update information and thank them for supporting WFYI. Volunteers will provide a personal touch to donors through phone calls which helps retain donors.

Volunteers for this opportunity should have good phone etiquette and computer skills. Training will be provided to all volunteers.

This opportunity is also ongoing and flexible and volunteers are able to set up their own volunteer time(s).

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Curious George Character Volunteer at JCC Ann Katz Festival

November 3, 2019
10:45-2:15

Transform into Curious George for the day! In this opportunity you will be in a character costume while greeting friends of the show you are representing. You can take pictures with friends, wave hello and give high fives. The more you interact with friends that are visiting the more fun it will be!

Please note, to be Curious George you need to be around 5'1"-5'3" and have an average build.

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Tribute Volunteer

Ongoing
Flexible

Volunteers are needed to monitor donations that are given in memory of someone. Volunteers will follow up with donations and write thank you notes to the tribute donors.

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Thank You Letter Communicator

Ongoing
Flexible

Thank You Letter Volunteers are needed to write thank you notes to donors thanking them for supporting WFYI. Volunteers will provide a personal touch to donors through writing letters which helps retain donors.

Volunteers for this opportunity should have good handwriting. Training will be provided to all volunteers.

This opportunity is ongoing and flexible. Volunteers are able to set up their own volunteer time(s).

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Archivist/Data Organizer

Ongoing
Flexible

Like to organize items? This opportunity is for you! WFYI is in need of volunteers to assist in archiving and organizing materials (tapes, files of programs, etc.).

Volunteers should be tech savvy, have good organizational skills and have IT skills.

This opportunity is ongoing and flexible. Volunteers are able to set up their own volunteer time(s).

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