Daytime Station Support Program
Membership Campaign Program
Summer of Service Program
Volunteering not only benefits us here at WAMU, but you also have the opportunity to see how public radio works first hand and use your existing skills and develop new ones. Become a volunteer and make a donation of your time!
Our most exciting and most popular opportunity, WAMU membership campaigns bring you together with our producers, hosts, engineers and support staff as well as other fans of public radio in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Find out more.
The volunteer of the year award and special projects award are given to a WAMU 88.5 volunteer each year for their exceptional service and for their commitment of time to the organization.
For Phone Room Manager John Antonelli, there is no other event more engaging or more fun than a WAMU 88.5 membership campaign.
In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.