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WQED Volunteers

Welcome to the WQED Volunteer Portal!
WQED Multimedia depends on the help of volunteers to accomplish many of the things we do every day. Volunteering at WQED Multimedia is fun, and can provide excellent work experience, bonding time for a group, and a sense of community involvement and importance. We really couldn't exist without volunteers!

Use the links below to navigate our site.

We are always looking for dedicated radio and television pledge drive volunteers. Click here to learn more.
We depend on volunteers to tackle daily administrative tasks and help during special events. Learn more.

Volunteers in Studio

Want to know what current and upcoming volunteer opportunities exist at WQED? Looking for specific days and times to volunteer? Click here to access our interactive online calendar to find out.

Now that you've learned about volunteering with WQED and you've picked some dates you'd like to come in, you're ready to get involved with a nationally recognized organization with a reputation for excellence! Click here to sign up!

Not sure where WQED is located, or how to get to our offices? Don't fret! Access the user-friendly and printable directions to our offices and studios in Oakland by clicking here.

Are you an organization or a business interested in giving back to the community? Are you looking for ways to raise community awareness of your group, organization, or business? Are your employees or members looking for a fun and exciting group activity? Look no further. Click here to learn more about how your organization or business can become a WQED Pledge Partner.

Still not sure how to contact us to sign up? Looking for the phone number of our Volunteer Coordinator? What should you do if you get snowed in and can't make it into our studio for your volunteer shift? To learn the answers to these and other frequently asked questions, click here.

Top Ten Reasons to Volunteer at WQED Multimedia!


Thanks to our WQED Pledge Partners!
These organizations donate their time by volunteering, food to feed our volunteers and product to support various efforts.

If your business or organization would like to learn more about the WQED Pledge Partnership Program, click here

F. Tambellini Ristorante
Charles and Janet Pellegrini, Owners

Penn State Alumni Association Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

The Church Brew Works
Church Brew Works

Pizza Bellagio
Pizza Bellagio

Alexander's Restaurant

Jimmy John's
Jimmy Johns

GFS Marketplace

GFS Marketplace

Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Sigma Alpha Epsilon


Jet Messenger
Jet Messenger

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