Phonathon Caller/Ambassador

Lewis and Clark College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 07, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
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Temporary Phonathon Caller/Ambassador position. Calling to last through May 31 2021.


  • Use internal fundraising software to call alumni, parents, and friends of L&C to renew, increase, and acquire gifts to the Annual Fund.

  • Establish a positive rapport with the alumni you call.

  • Update address and contact information of all alumni.

  • Maintain records of each evening’s calls.

  • Maintain a positive approach while responding to potentially challenging concerns or issues that an alumnus, parent, or friend may bring up.

  • Follow all other procedures and guidelines in the training manual.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all donor information. Information should not be discussed among ambassadors or outside of the building.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have prior experience as a Phonathon Ambassador @ Lewis & Clark College

  • This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to maintain positivity and professionalism in high-stress situations, the ability to think strategically in a fast-paced environment, and a genuine affinity for Lewis & Clark College.

  • Effective time management skills are essential. In order to qualify for this position, you must have a willingness to work with others. Working with the Phonathon team is an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in communication, fundraising, and public relations.


  • Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark College.

  • Ability to work well with team members and constituents who may have differing or opposing views.


  • Shifts are available Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-8:45pm and Sunday 4:00pm-7:45pm.

  • Ambassadors are asked to commit 11.25 hours (3 shifts) per week, but no less than 7.5 hours (2 shifts) per week.

  • Subject to change based on social distancing orders


  • $13.50/hour

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