As of December 2016 Pittsburgh Public Media and WZUM AM/FM are all volunteer organizations.

There have been no advertisements for positions or hires due to the volunteer nature of the organization.

It is the policy of WZUM to provide equal volunteer opportunities to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.