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Job opportunity for SFU students!


Are you interested in talking to alumni and building support for SFU? Then we have the perfect job for you! We’re accepting student fundraiser applications for the SFU Annual Giving Call Centre. 

The low down:  You’ll be calling alumni and asking for donations for student mental health.

What’s in it for you? 

  • Receive paid, professional tele-fundraising training.
  • Strengthen communication and leadership skills.
  • Meet cool people in an upbeat and fun environment.
  • Learn how to handle rejection.
  • Build persuasion skills.
  • Learn how to have engaging conversations, and so much more!

What you need:

  • Strong communication and customer service skills.

  • Fantastic telephone manners.

  • Positive, enthusiastic and motivated attitude.
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member.
  • Must be residing in the Lower Mainland.

When you work:

You are expected to work at least two shifts per week. Shifts are available on:

  • Sundays: 2-6 p.m.
  • Mondays to Thursdays: 5-9 p.m.

Prior to your first shift, you will be required to attend a mandatory training session. The date of training is Sunday, October 15, 2023 12- 4 p.m.

What you're paid:

$ 17.65/hour (after a probationary period)

How you apply:

Please fill out our application form and we will contact you. Application deadline is October 7, 2023.

How we hire:

Round 1: Phone interview. Since 99% of this job is on the phone, we’ll be evaluating your communication, attitude, tone and volume.

Round 2: In-person interview. If you qualify, this is your opportunity to show us why you would be a great candidate for this position.

Please call 778-782-5310 or email agcamp@sfu.ca for inquiries relating to your application. Hours: Sun-Thur 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Need more convincing? Hear from some of our fundraisers:

“I used to be so shy and anxious, this job has taught me to be more confident in myself.” - 4th year health sciences student. 2nd semester at Call Centre

“I can handle rejection a lot better now. Also, it is a great opportunity to gain more knowledge/ possibilities for post-grad.” - 2nd year psychology and visual arts student. 2nd semester at Call Centre

“This job teaches you perseverance. You are constantly put in situations where you have to think on your feet & power through.” - 3rd year business student. 2nd semester at Call Centre

“This job has given me the ability to have a conversation with anyone!” - 3rd year psychology student. 2nd semester at Call Centre





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