Volunteer Manager Opportunity

POSITION SUMMARY: The Volunteer Manager is responsible for overseeing administration of all volunteers supporting Northumberland 89.7. This is a non-paying volunteer position.

REPORTING STRUCTURE: The Volunteer Manager will report directly to the Board of Directors.

LIAISON REQUIRED WITH: The Volunteer Manager will be required to effectively coordinate and work with the Station Manager, the Program Director, the Technical Committee and the Office Manager with all matters related to overseeing administration of volunteer and related activities.


  • Maintain an up to date list of Volunteer Opportunities on the website

  • Go out into the community to build relationships where potential volunteers may be for specific and general needs

  • Interview and screen volunteer applicants as appropriate

  • Secure completed & signed Volunteer Application Form from all new volunteers, provide orientation on radio station procedures & expectations and place into roles according to station needs and volunteer interests.

  • Contribute articles about volunteer opportunities and benefits to the station’s Newsletter.

  • Work with Station Manager, including production and technical staff, to ensure the continuing success of the station

  • Report monthly to Board of Directors on all volunteer activities and make recommendations to Board of Directors regarding staffing and responsibilities and any other related concerns.

  • Create a positive & inclusive working environment at the radio station for all volunteers.


  • Develop and maintain a Volunteer Hours tracking sheet to record all volunteer hours.

  • Develop a Volunteer Recognition Award program and set up Volunteer Recognition events.

  • Represent Northumberland 89.7 at community outreach events ( eg. Northumberland United Way Volunteer Fair)

  • Conduct performance reviews annually for all broadcast volunteers in conjunction with Station Manager and make recommendations as needed.

  • Understand that our staff is made up of volunteers who need to be treated with respect and gratitude for their time and involvement with the station.

Please call the station at 905-372-2391 or email us at

Paid Position Available

Media Sales Representative

We are looking for a radio sales representative to call on businesses in the Northumberland County Region. Previous sales or media experience is an asset; however, we are willing to train the right candidate.  You are an outgoing, enthusiastic, mature individual. You will be comfortable calling on local merchants, learning to understand their marketing challenges and help them by providing solutions through advertising on our radio station.

This is a commission based position and can be full or part time. The more time and effort you put in, the more you will earn. 

For more information, and to apply for this position please send your resume to: 

Become a Volunteer

Whether you’re interested in being an on-air show host, a behind-the-scenes techie, an administrative assistant, or a marketing consultant, Northumberland 89.7 is always seeking new volunteers. Ask any of our current volunteers and they’ll tell you that 89.7 is one of the most fun, friendly, and always-changing experiences you can have as a volunteer. Translation: you get to have fun, and contribute to the community at the same time. What’s to lose? Fill out our application form here or email 

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