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Open Eye: Calling callers

THE OU is seeking enthusiastic and articulate OU graduates and students to help with its telephone fundraising campaign for Spring.

The role is to contact OU graduates to raise funds for a number of initiatives that will benefit OU students.

This will be the sixth similar project. Recent campaigns have been highly successful, and the graduates and students on the calling team all enjoyed being involved. Many of them will be joining the team again for the 2000 campaign.

Paid training will be provided for each caller, supplemented with professional supervision. The calls will be made from a calling centre in London EC2.

Working hours are 6pm to 9pm, Monday to Friday. Week-end shifts are also available. Rates of pay are pounds 7 per hour.

The Open University mounts fundraising campaigns throughout the year, and is always looking for prospective callers including those who may not be able to help in the next campaign but could be available in the future.

If you are an OU student or graduate and would like to be considered for a position on the calling team for this year's or future fundraising campaigns, please contact Matt Staples on 01908 655695 for further information and an informal discussion.