Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are what make MPTV Friends’ value to the community unlimited!

We understand that everyone has something unique to contribute, and we offer a variety of ways you can assist. Experience is not necessary to volunteer, just enthusiasm and commitment. We will provide training in exchange for your time and commitment. Volunteering your time is a great way to meet new people, gain valuable job experience and have some community spirited fun! Here are just a few ways you can volunteer at MPTV Friends:

April 2014

Great TV Auction

One Sweet Deal

Mark your calendar for The Great TV Auction April 25 - May 3.

Groups and individuals are welcome to sign-up for this community event on our Telephone Bank.

There are three shifts April 26 through May 3, Beginning at Noon each day, the shift times are as follows:
Noon - 4:00 PM
3:00 - 7:30 PM
6:30 - (Appoximately) Midnight

The shifts with openings are listed below.

Day Date Description
Saturday April 26 Shifts with openings:
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Sunday April 27 Shifts with openings:
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Monday April 28 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Tuesday April 29 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Wednesday April 30 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Thursday May 1 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Friday May 2 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)
Saturday May 3 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm FULL
3:00 - 7:30 pm FULL
6:30 - Close (Approximately midnight)

May 2014

Great TV Auction

One Sweet Deal

ark your calendar for The Great TV Auction April 25 - May 3.

Groups and individuals are welcome to sign-up for this community event on our Telephone Bank.

There are three shifts April 26 through May 3, Beginning at Noon each day, the shift times are as follows:
Noon - 4:00 PM
3:00 - 7:30 PM
6:30 - (Appoximately) Midnight

The shifts with openings are listed below.

Day Date Description
Thursday May 1 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - close (approximately Midnight)
Friday May 2 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - close (approximately Midnight)
Saturday May 3 Shifts with openings:
Noon - 4:00 pm
3:00 - 7:30 pm
6:30 - close (approximately Midnight)

Mail Crew

The Mail Crew volunteers at MATC's downtown campus in the MTPV office and at our Brookfield Auction location monthly. Parking is provided. No close handicap parking is available downtown. For more information call volunteer services or email your request to behlingp@matc.edu

Day Date Description
Tuesday May 13 Installments, Sustainers, Thank You Cards
Wednesday May 14 Installments, Sustainers, Thank You Cards

Membership Drive

The annual Membership Drive takes place at the MPTV Studios on the downtown MATC Campus. Beginning, Saturday, May 31 running through Sunday, June 8, individuals and groups of volunteers are welcome to assist on the telephone bank assisting viewers in making pledges to support Milwaukee Public Television. A maximum of 12 people will fill our telephone bank, which is now computerized with a web based system.

Parking is provided. Training takes place at the start if each shift. Snacks and beverages will be served.

Arrival and departure times are listed on each date based on the current schedule. Please see confirmations for exact shift times

Day Date Description
Sunday June 1 Approximate Times:
Arrival 5:15 - 5:30 PM
Completed at 10:00 PM
Wednesday June 4 Approximate Times:
Arrival 6:15 - 6:30 PM
Completed at 10:30 PM
Sunday June 8 Approximate Times:
Arrival 5:15 - 5:30 PM
Completed at 10:00 PM

June 2014

Mail Crew

The Mail Crew volunteers at MATC's downtown campus in the MTPV office and at our Brookfield Auction location monthly. Parking is provided. No close handicap parking is available downtown. For more information call volunteer services or email your request to behlingp@matc.edu

Day Date Description
Tuesday June 10 Installments, Sustainers, Thank You Cards
Wednesday June 11 Installments, Sustainers, Thank You Cards
Wednesday June 18 Auction Mailing - if needed