We have a small team of 6-8 call centre volunteers.
This role involves both leadership and liaison. It involves:
We can give you some scripts that you can adapt for various calls, but your team are welcome to adapt them even more, to make them feel comfortable. Calls can include ringing students and volunteers to check on how they are doing, and ringing places like libraries to check if they need more bookmarks sent out. Our marketing team also need people to ring companies on our database to check the contact details we have are accurate.
Your job is to give volunteers the type of call they prefer making. There is quite a variety of different options. A computer and internet access are essential but it won't cost you anything for the calls. We have an IT volunteer who can help you and your team with setup.
By participating in this volunteering opportunity, you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 4 – Quality Education
Good telephone manner. Good understanding and very clear pronunciation of English (People must be able to understand you easily on the phone).
Basic excel skills.
Experience as a team leader, formally or informally.
4-5 hours a week.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.