Jobs for Students

Jobs for Students – Student Telephone Fundraiser

Jobs For Students Program

  • Hourly pay: HEW 3, $37.73
  • Location: Notting Hill office, Blackburn Road
  • Estimated hours of work: Variable up to 20 hours per week
  • Contract dates: March 2022 to December 2022

Team Structure / Background

The External Relations, Development and Alumni portfolio (ERDA) works collaboratively across the University to initiate, grow and steward strong person-to-person relationships with key stakeholders that support Monash University’s research and education endeavours.

In this role you will be:

  • fundraising for scholarships for disadvantaged students and Monash research projects
  • gathering information and updating contact information
  • relationship building with Monash Alumni and the community
  • collecting online payments and processing in a PCI compliant environment
  • thanking donors for their contributions to Monash

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • strong communication skills
  • enjoyment in speaking to a wide range of people
  • the ability to take on and implement feedback
  • mental agility
  • an interest in philanthropy and social welfare
  • knowledge of Monash University, its faculties and initiatives.
  • resilience and tenacity
  • past fundraising or customer service experience is a bonus

Additional Information / Requirements

  • legal ability to work in Australia
  • clean criminal record
  • expected graduation date must be beyond December 2022

Work Hours and locations

(note: times may vary throughout the year)

  • Ability to work minimum 3 shifts per week and up to 20 hours when required
  • Ability to work from home if necessary; Laptop, headset and mobile phone with internet will be provided
  • Ability to work on campus (close to Clayton campus)
  • Mon- Fri: 4 hour shifts typically between the hours of 12pm-8pm, Saturday: 9am-3pm (Alternating Saturday and Friday shifts may be offered depending on campaign requirements)
  • The campaign operates between March – late December each year (times may vary) with closures during certain public holidays and exam periods.
  • There is the possibility to continue working with the team in 2023 and beyond

Benefits for Students

  • Convenient and flexible times
  • Support your community, lifesaving research and fellow students
  • Career growth/ Opportunities- Senior Caller/Team leader/Supervisor/ IT
  • Improve communication, negotiation and objection handling skills
  • Learn from and speak with successful Alumni
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Great team culture and opportunity to making lasting friendships

Please ensure that your application includes the following:

  1. Cover letter explaining, based on the Key Selection Criteria, how you could demonstrate the knowledge and skills required for the role
  2. Resume

Apply now

  • Closing date: Monday 7th February at 11:55pm

At Monash University, the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors remains our priority.  In aid of this, and in keeping with the directives from the Chief Health Officer in relation to COVID-19, we require all staff, students and visitors who attend our campuses to be fully vaccinated or medically exempt.

In the context of COVID-19, the University is required to comply with various health directions issued from time to time by the Chief Health Officer. Further information concerning vaccination requirements and the obligations on Monash University to collect, record and hold vaccination information about employees is available at Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victoria.

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