Student Development Associate application

Student Development associates

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The Development Associate...

  • Is responsible for conducting telephone calls to secure annual contributions from uWaterloo alumni, parents, and friends to support university priority projects
  • Must represent the university in a courteous and professional manner
  • Is expected to work a minimum of two, 3.5 hour shifts every week from the shifts listed below:
    • Monday to Thursday: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
    • Sunday: 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Will be provided with 6 to 7 hours of paid training
  • Returning callers may be given the opportunity to make fundraising calls throughout the day (as schedules permit)


  • Registered in a University of Waterloo program or between terms
  • Interest in and affinity for university fundraising
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must take initiative, and be motivated and outgoing
  • Tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, and sensitivity required at all times
  • Comfortable working in a highly computerized environment
  • Good word-processing skills
  • Ability to work independently in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated organizational skills


A development associate's wage is the Ontario minimum rate, with possible attendance bonuses of $0.75 paid at the end of each month.

Please submit the following information to be considered for this position:

Note: only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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