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Appointment Type: Student worker
Department: Annual Giving
Categories: UC Student

Work Days: Varies, Monday - Thursday
Shift Start/End Time: Varies, Afternoons and Evenings
Hours Per Week: Up to 10
Weeks Per Year: Up to 24

Phonathon Student Callers (Union College Students Only)

Pay Status and Classification: Temporary

Supervisor: Assistant Director of Student & Young Alumni Giving

Union’s Phonathon is looking to hire current Union students! The Phonathon student caller program is the student outreach initiative for Union College. Student employees will be responsible for conversing with and soliciting Union alumni, parents, and friends for donations through various communication methods. You will spend time talking on the phone with prospective donors, raising support for the college, and connecting yourself to the vast network that Union’s alumni have to offer.

Each student is required to work at least two shifts per week with afternoon shifts available Monday-Thursday. There will be opportunities for evening shifts when special giving day initiatives occur.

Why be a part of the Phonathon team?

  • Network annually with thousands of Union alumni, parents & friends
  • Develop leadership, communication & fundraising skills transferable to post-grad employment
  • Gain technical skills through the use of various platforms


  1. Excellent phone skills
  2. Willingness and ability to learn new media platforms
  3. Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
  4. Good understanding of Union’s history and current events
  5. Strong team oriented attitude


The rate for this position is $13.00 per hour. Except for roles with a set rate of pay, the wage/salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The stated hiring rate/range represents the College’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate/range of possible compensation at the time of posting.


If you require an accommodation throughout the interview process, please don't hesitate to contact our Human Resources department at or 518-388-6108. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates have equal access to opportunities and can participate in a fair and inclusive hiring process.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

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