Become a Volunteer

Every Volunteer is Special To Us

Whether they are conducting tours, assisting with special & outreach events or performing key administrative tasks, WLRN’s corps of more than 200 volunteers, play a vital role in the successful operation of the station.

Benefits for volunteers

  • The opportunity to build team spirit
  • The opportunity to meet like- minded individuals
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the station works
  • Meet local personalities and visiting NPR/PBS guests
  • Have the satisfaction of supporting your local NPR/PBS station
  • Students can count their volunteer time as community service hours
  • Participate in interesting events
  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • Flexible hours
  • An opportunity to learn new skills

Fill out the volunteer application (click here to download PDF) and send it to the following address:

Friends of WLRN
169 E Flagler Street, Suite 1400
Miami, FL 33131-1213

For more information and how you can get involved, contact Dee Diaz, Sustainer/Volunteer Coordinator at (305) 350-7979 or via email.

For inquiring about WLRN Internship opportunities, please contact William “Chip” Richards, crichards@wlrn.org (WLRN  TV) or  Peter J. Maerz, peterj@wlrn.org (WLRN Radio) or call 305-995-1717.

WLRN Volunteer Opportunities:

WLRN’s Arts Beat Live Performance Luncheon feat. Amernet String Quartet
Friday, August 28, 2015, 11am-2pm
WLRN Studios
172 NE 15th St.
Miami, FL 33132
Volunteers needed to assist with set-up, serving, clean-up. (Lunch provided)

Art Days at WLRN
Friday, September 11th 2015, 11am-3pm
WLRN Studios
172 NE 15th St.
Miami, FL 33132
Volunteers needed to work at promotional table, studio tours, greeters, etc…

WLRN’s Arts Beat Live Performance Luncheon feat. The 18 Wheelers
Friday, September 18, 2015, 11am-2pm
WLRN Studios
172 NE 15th St.
Miami, FL 33132
Volunteers needed to assist with set-up, serving, clean-up. (Lunch provided)

Chapman Empowering The Homeless – WLRN Community Outreach Event
Friday, October 2, 2015, 9am-2pm
Chapman Center
1550 North Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Volunteers will be assigned various projects including serving & preparing food, organizing warehouse, painting, cleaning, etc…(Lunch provided)

Miami Book Fair (Downtown, Miami Dade College)
November 20-22, 2015, 9am-6pm
(Entrance on N.E. 2nd Street between N.E. 1st Avenue and N.E. 2nd Avenue)  
Volunteers needed to work at booth at festival

WLRN Studio Tour Guides
172 NE 15th Street, Miami, FL 33132

For more information or to volunteer, contact Dee Diaz at volunteer@friendsofwlrn.org or call 305-350-7979.

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