Volunteer Opportunities

Wisconsin Public Television is supported by a wonderful community of more than 1,900 volunteers who donate approximately 15,000 hours to the station on an annual basis. 

Upcoming Events

May Membership Drive

May 03 - May 05, 2014

A membership drive is an important fundraising mechanism for Wisconsin Public Television. During select times over the course of the year, WPT airs special programming designed to raise funds for the station. Viewers can call in to make a contribution and our enthusiastic WPT volunteers are waiting to collect their information using a basic computer software program.

Pre-Auction - Set Assembly

May 17 - May 17, 2014

The WPT Auction is our biggest volunteer event of the year!  Come and help us as we transform our studios into our Auction set.  You’ll spend the day hammering and constructing our set under the guidance of WPT staff. 

Pre-Auction - Set Detailing

May 24 - May 24, 2014

Help WPT put the finishing touches on our Auction set! Join us for the day to help us make the Auction set TV ready!


May 28 - Jun 01, 2014

Lights, Camera, Auction!

WPT Auction is our biggest volunteer event of the year. With the help of more than 800 enthusiastic volunteers, WPT will auction off more than 4,000 items on live television. Whether you enjoy the excitement and energy of being on camera or prefer to help out behind the scenes, we have the perfect job waiting for you!

Quilt Expo

Sep 04 - Sep 06, 2014

Quilt Expo is an educational and community fundraising event presented by Wisconsin Public Television and Nancy Zieman Productions. Attendees can connect with their creative muse by participating in sewing workshops, lectures and stage presentations. See an artist's creativity turned into a beautiful quilt by walking through our juried quilt exhibit. And don't forget to bring your walking shoes as guests can shop their way through a 85,000-square-foot vendor mall!