Volunteer, Internship & Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Auction Outreach Representative

Have you ever watched the WQLN Auction? Want to be part of the Auction action? WQLN is looking for an enthusiastic individual that is interested in a part-time position that runs annually from November through May. This person will work with our existing auction team to solicit items for the event. Solicitation primarily takes place over the phone but also by mail and online requests. The position is M-F approx. 25-30 hours per week. Computer skills and excellent telephone communication a must!

Send cover letter and resume to [email protected] WQLN PBS/NPR is an affirmative action/EEO employer.


Families Turn On to Literacy Facilitator (Part-time, per diem)

Pay: $300/Workshop

Families Turn On to Literacy is a curriculum-based literacy program that combines our beloved PBS Kids programming, great literature and hands-on activities to show parents and their K-2 children how learning at home is fun!
About Our Workshops:
  • Three-week workshops are held one night a week, two hours each evening
  • Held at schools within our region
  • Two facilitators work together as a team in the same classroom
  • Entire format of workshop is PACT (Parent and Child Together)
  • All materials are packed and organized for you
  • Lesson plan is already prepared
Tasks:
  • Facilitate fun and engaging workshops to show parents how to support their child’s educational development in the home
  • Develop new programs to improve student outcomes
  • Project changes and improvements for programs
  • Evaluate effectiveness of current program and training materials

Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field is the minimum degree training required to perform this position. Pennsylvania teaching certification preferred, but not always required.

Minimum of 2-5 years teaching experience at the elementary, middle, or high school level or the equivalent experience in a training or public speaking capacity is needed to qualify for the position.

Contact Kathy Woodard at (814) 217-6001 or by email at [email protected]

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Events

From Celebrate Erie to the Jazz Festival, WQLN is all around town! Events like these are fun and laid back and are a chance for you to show your support for Public Broadcasting to the entire community - and maybe even meet a new friend or two!

WQLN Fundraising Events

Want to be a star on TV or Radio?  Then volunteer during WQLN's Auctions or live membership campaigns! Another way to lend a helping hand is to volunteer during our Holiday Craft Show, concerts, Kids Club events, or other special events. There's always a need for our community's support. Call us to fulfill service hours, meet a new friend, or just to have fun and support public broadcasting!

To Volunteer Contact:

For a list of volunteering opportunities or to become a WQLN volunteer, contact Volunteer Services. Call 814-217-6099.


Internship Opportunities

Web Design and Social Media Intern

Be at the forefront of cutting-edge web design and maintenance using the newest content management tools! You'll have to opportunity to work with a great team of individuals to help you reach your fullest potential. If you are interested, please send a resume to Human Resource Manager, WQLN, 8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509. No phone calls please. Affirmative Action/EOE

Television Production Intern 

If you want to be a part of the excitement of television--from editing promos to running cameras--this might be your big shot at getting your foot in the door by working for a landmark film-making production house! Please send a resume to Human Resource Manager, WQLN, 8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509. No phone calls please. Affirmative Action/EOE

Graphic Design Intern 

Design ads, animate fuzzy monsters, or make an interactive web page--that is the power you have when you come to fill your internship in the WQLN Graphics Studio! Please send a resume to Human Resource Manager, WQLN, 8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509. No phone calls please. Affirmative Action/EOE

Membership Assistant Intern 

This internship is a great opportunity to plan and execute fundraising campaigns for web, television, and radio. Must be highly organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume to Human Resource Manager, WQLN, 8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509. No phone calls please. Affirmative Action/EOE

Administration Intern 

Put your training in Microsoft Office applications to work with this internship. There is ample practical application of all of the Microsoft Office products when you work as an Admin Intern at WQLN. We work with every department in the building, so you will never be bored! Please send a resume to Human Resource Manager, WQLN, 8425 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509. No phone calls please. Affirmative Action/EOE