Current Volunteer Opportunities


Detroit Public Television is having its annual Kids Club Fall Festival/Halloween Party on Saturday, October 25 from 12:30 to 3pm. Detroit Public Television is located at 1 Clover Ct in Wixom, 48393.

Please click on the link below if you are interested in volunteering for one of the following event positions:

Balloon Artist
Are Balloon creations your specialty? Can you make a quick design out of balloons? Then this event is for you.

Train and become a volunteer wearing a character costume for our Fall Festival. You are led through the event by your character handler and pose for photos with the children and their parents. Height maximum is 5"4'.

Character Handler
Train and become a handler for our characters as they make their way through the Fall Festival and stop for various photo ops along the way. The characters are led and guided by you as you safely make their way back to the dressing room.

Click here to sign up for one of the positions >

Please remember if you volunteer as a balloon artist and are the owner/employer of an entertainment business we can place your company's name on this website as a supporter of this event or "on the air" on Detroit Public Television.

phone-clipart.png Detroit Public TV’s Reception desk is staffed with volunteers. There are two half day shifts from which to choose: 9am- 1pm or 1pm – 5pm.

The days are Monday through Friday. Even choosing one half day per month is a tremendous help to us.

Detroit Public TV is located at 1 Clover Court in Wixom, 48393.

If you would like additional information please click here to email Cecilia with Reception in your subject line.

The Winter Pledge Drive runs from November 28 through December 21

Sign up for a shift here >

Thank You

Many thanks to all of the folks who came and volunteered their time in our Studios for the Summer/September Pledge Drive. The dollars raised went “over goal” and your support was crucial to our success.


To learn more about volunteering, contact:

Cecilia Bickes
cbickes@dptv.org | 248.305.3911
Manager, Volunteers & Reception

Favorite Volunteer Story

Hands-clapping-Volunteer-page.jpg Tim from Dearborn once took a pledge for $10,000 on the DPTV phonebank and broke his own all time record.

Thanks Tim!

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