Since 1996, MAIN has operated as an Internet Service provider serving a multi-county region of WNC. This ISP operation provides broadband Internet access via wireless technologies, web-hosting services catering to local residents, small non-profits, and local govt. agencies.
MAIN also has a low – power FM radio station (103.5 FM) or on line stream (www.main-fm.org) which offers news, syndicated commentaries, local host programs (music, arts & cultural programs and local discussions of issues) and emergency updates. MAIN is one of the oldest community networks, and is in the forefront of policy advocacy for broadband equity in rural and low-income communities.
Specific MAIN Volunteer Opportunities:
Retired or Semi-retired business executives to assess organization’s business practices
Retired or Semi-retired professionals with experience in operation assessment and oversight who would be able to spend time at the business office on Wall Street
Retired or Semi-retired accountants advising in accounting and billing procedures
Past experience with broadcast engineering/operations for the radio station on Haywood St &
Program Producers – 30 and 60 minute radio show slots – community issues, music, Eco/environmental topics, other ??? If any of this strikes a chord with you . . . Call Carol Anders – 686-1380 / email firstname.lastname@example.org