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Volunterring at WTVP

WTVP is Trusted. WTVP is Valued. WTVP is Essential. Many people in central Illinois have shown their support by donating their time to volunteer with WTVP. Your support generates untold dollars worth of goodwill for our community and helps continue programs that inform, motivate and stimulate the imagination. It’s well worth your investment of time. It’s no secret that volunteers are the lifeblood of WTVP. The station continues to grow largely because of the commitment of volunteers and the support of individual viewers and the central Illinois business community.


  • Auction - Help secure auction items, calling potential donors, helping on the day of the event, etc.
  • Events - Helping to create activities, logistics, decorations or serving the day of the event, etc.
  • Grant writing - Research and writing in conjunction with WTVP staff.
  • Group Volunteering - Does your company or organization look for group community outreach volunteer opportunities?
  • Landscape and/or building maintenance - Weeding, gardening, changing light bulbs, assisting with clean-up or maintenance projects, etc.
  • Office Help - Answering phones, assist with reception photocopying, mailing projects and filing.

Featured event

Be My Neighbor Day! - Volunteers Needed


Click the graphic above to learn more about the event and sign up to volunteer.

Contact for more information:
WTVP Development Office | 309-495-0547 for more information.

Volunteers answering phones
Volunteer and Staff Member
Volunteers in Studio

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Frequently Asked Questions | Volunteering

Have a question about Volunteering at WTVP? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

How is volunteering helpful to WTVP?

WTVP relies on several hundred volunteers each year to help with office support, mailings, events, membership drives, outreach and educational activities and the annual auction.

Is there age requirements to be on the WTVP Volunteer Team?

Volunteers must be 14 years or older (under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)

Why volunteer at WTVP?

Explore your Public Media station behind the scenes Gain beneficial workplace skills Meet other volunteers and network with experienced WTVP employees Receive excellent volunteer benefits Help fulfill WTVP’s mission, visions and values

How do I sign up for volunteering?

Contact WTVP’s Development Office at 309-495-0547 or email to let us know how you’d like to help.