Welcome to Twin Cities Public Television!


Welcome to Twin Cities PBS!

TPT has a wide variety of volunteering opportunities available! Our volunteers work with families in our Second Saturday program, take pledges on live television, set up screenings and films, help out at the State Fair, and more. 

Volunteers receive reimbursed parking, t-shirts, annual Volunteer Appreciation Party, and the feeling of giving back to our community.

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Twin Cities PBS Pledge Events are vital to ensuring TPT has the support it needs to serve our community with robust educational programming. We invite you to consider volunteering at our next Pledge event! As a volunteer, you will help answer viewer calls during a live broadcast, see how live television is produced and engage with likeminded people who value TPT!

 

Here are the Pledge Event details:

 

Dates/Shift Times:    

Saturday, February 25            5:30pm-9:30pm

Monday, February 27             4:30pm-10:00pm

Wednesday, March 1             5:30pm-10:00pm

Thursday, March 2                  4:30pm-10:00pm

Saturday, March 4                  7:30am-2:00pm

Monday, March 6                   4:30pm-9:30pm

Location:        TPT Lowertown Building

172 East 4th Street

Saint Paul, MN 55101

Meal: A meal will be provided during volunteer shift

Qualifications: Volunteers (age 16 and older) will be answering viewer phone calls and processing donations using a laptop computer and should be comfortable being on camera during pledge segments.  Volunteers must have computer skills (proficiency), data entry skills (donation form entry), customer service skills (answering phones) and be able to sit 5+ hours

Dress Code:

Volunteers are encouraged to wear business casual attire. We ask that volunteers avoid wearing the following during their volunteer shift:

    • Black and white clothing
    • Large patterns on fabric
    • Logos (aside from TPT or a small clothing label such as Columbia, LL Bean etc.)
    • Politically-oriented buttons, stickers, or images

Parking: If you park in the Lowertown Ramp, we are happy to provide a parking voucher.

Metro Transit bus/train: If you take bus/train to TPT, we are happy to provide bus/train tokens upon arrival for your volunteer shift. Note - we are located a block from the Union Depot stop on the Green Line.

Note: You will need to update your profile’s qualifications section to note if you are able to meet the above qualifications before selecting a volunteer role/shift time.

Questions: Please don't hesitate to reach out with questions. TPTEvents@TPT.org

We hope you will join us!

Activity Shifts Start End
Pledge Drive Phone Bank Volunteer 6 2/25/2023 3/6/2023

TPT Mission Statement

To enrich lives and strengthen our community through the power of media.