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Thank you for your interest in becoming a UoB Telephone Fundraiser! 

The deadline to submit your completed application is 9am Monday 11 December , at which point the form will close and no further applications will be considered. 20-30 minute phone/zoom interviews will take place on 13 and 14 December.

Please note, if you are a member of our Autumn telethon team, you need not re-apply for Spring.


About the role

As a Telephone Fundraiser, your role is to telephone Bristol graduates to inform them about what is currently happening at the University, answer any queries they may have, and ask for a charitable donation.

You will also be asked to record video messages to send to the individuals you talk to who decide to donate. This is handled entirely by the calling software you'll be using.

Campaign dates

The campaign will run from Saturday 3 February to Sunday 3 March 2024.

Callers are hired on an understanding that they attend two paid compulsory training days taking place on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 February on University Campus (more info on the exact building later).

All calls will take place remotely, and we ask you to work for the full duration of the campaign according to one of the following shift patterns:

  • Rota A - Mondays and Wednesdays (5.45pm - 9pm), Saturdays (9.45am - 5pm, includes one hour break) Please note, there will be no calling on Wednesday 14 February; this session will take place on Thursday 15 February instead.
  • Rota B - Tuesdays and Fridays (5.45pm - 9pm) Sundays (1.45pm - 8pm, includes one hour break)


Shift timings

Shift Type Time
Caller training (on campus, in person)

Saturday & Sunday 8:50am - 4pm

Weeknight 5.45 - 9pm
Saturday 9.45 - 5pm (includes one hour break)
Sunday 1.45 - 8pm (includes one hour break)

Rate of pay

The rate of pay is £11.99/hour plus 12.07% holiday pay. All students are paid in arrears for the previous month's work on the 26th of each month, or on the previous working day if this falls on a weekend or bank holiday. 


The application process

All applicants will be informed if they have been selected for an interview on 11 December.

If you would like to save your partially completed application and come back to it later, select 'Finish Later' and enter your email address to have the link sent to you. You can do this when partway through a page.

Please note that you will not be automatically sent an email confirmation of your application. Once you have submitted your application, you should reach a page that confirms it has been sent to us - if you do not see this page, or if you would like to receive an email confirmation as well, please contact You can also contact us if you have any questions about your application, or about the role itself.

We wish you the best of luck!