Join the Astronomy.FM Team

Astronomy.FM is an all-volunteer organization dependent upon the enthusiasm of people like you. Our team delivers free astronomy and science news and views to thousands of people across the world, encouraging the joy of discovery and a deeper understanding of our planet and the Universe.

We also believe that everyone has something to offer and that there is great reward, both personally and globally, in encouraging others to look up and wonder! Why not share your passion for the night sky by joining our team? You can contribute as little or as much as you like, you can work around your own schedule, and you can be part of a group that includes both amateurs and professionals working together as one united team.

The following positions are open:

SOCIAL MEDIA TEAMS:

TWITTER

VOLUNTEER POSITION: Twitter Coordinators
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to communicate with the Twitter community about astronomy-related news and the daily Astronomy.FM radio schedule.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers should be creative, enthusiastic, and familiar with social media applications.
SCHEDULE: Volunteers may determine their own schedule and will have access to the Hootsuite application, which allows for pre-scheduling of tweets. Some real-time interaction is also desired, but not required.
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

FACEBOOK

VOLUNTEER POSITION: FaceBook Coordinators
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to interact with the Facebook community about astronomy-related news and the daily Astronomy.FM radio schedule.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers may determine their own schedule and will have access to the Hootsuite application, which allows for pre-scheduling of posts. Some real-time interaction is also desired, but not required.
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

WEBSITE TEAMS:

WEBSITE CONTENT

VOLUNTEER POSITION: Website Content Editors
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to update our the AFM website with regular posts about the latest Space news, general astronomy content, and up-close stories about our original programming and skyguides.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers should have some experience with WordPress or similar.
SCHEDULE: Volunteers may determine their own schedule.
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

RADIO CALENDAR

VOLUNTEER POSITION: Radio Calendar Editors
DUTIES: Volunteers are needed to update the daily playlist announcement.
TALENT / SKILLS: Volunteers should have some experience with WordPress or similar.
SCHEDULE: Volunteers may choose the particular days they wish to contribute, in coordination with fellow playlist managers, but the daily commitment will require about 20-mins of your time, anytime between the hours of 2pmET and 7pmET. (The program manager will have each day’s detailed playlist available by 2pm – you will need to have it posted to the website by 7pm.)
CONTACT: Send an email to Tavi Greiner at tavianne@gmail.com

RADIO TEAMS:

Stay tuned for volunteer call-outs.