Volunteer FAQ

Open Volunteer Positions

 

Join us for KFAI's fall pledge drive in the phone room! It's the most important job happening right now at the station. All volunteers--new and veterans--are welcome to answer calls from donors day or night. It's fun and easy! You get to answer phones during your favorite shows, work with other volunteers and staff, enjoy tasty snacks from fabulous local eateries and if you have a car your parking is covered! A veteran volunteer or staff person will give you all the training you need and answer any questions you may have.

See the list of open shifts below and contact Pam at phill@kfai.org or 612-341-3144 x 22 to sign up, thanks!

-Thursday, September 25th: 6:30-8pm, 8-10pm, 10pm-12am.

-Friday, September 26th: 6-9am, 9-10am, 4-6:30pm.

Frequently Asked Questions About Volunteering at KFAI
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How do I become a volunteer?

There are four steps to becoming a volunteer:

1. Review the list of open volunteer positions.

-Are you interested in any of these positions? Then contact Pam Hill Kroyer, and let her know which position most interests you!
-If you are not interested in any of the open positions available, please know the list is updated when new positions become available.

 2. Read the most important parts of the New Volunteer Handbook to begin volunteering, and keep a link to the handbook for you to refer to as a useful guide to KFAI. Click the title below to open the handbook in PDF format:

KFAI New Volunteer Handbook

If you cannot open a PDF file, please contact Pam Hill Kroyer to request a printed copy.

3. Did you really read the Letter of Agreement and Terms of Service in the Handbook? They're important, so please do! And...

4. Fill out a New Volunteer Profile so that KFAI may keep in touch with you.

How can I get my own show on KFAI?
The ideal first step is to become an active volunteer by getting started in a position and being sure we have your contact information. You are then eligible to take free training classes that can help prepare you to become a programmer. Once you have completed basic classes, you will be in a better position to apply for program openings. Please note, you can apply for your own program before you become an active volunteer. In the event of a contest for an open time slot, however, more weight is given to current volunteers' proposals.

What do KFAI volunteers do?
Nearly everything! Volunteers produce programming, work in the music library, represent the station at events, participate in committees, create station promos, contribute to the web site, and much more.

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