Responsibilities include: Make calls to current and potential donors to ask for an auction donation. Cultivate and send proposals and donation forms via fax or email. Make additional follow-up calls as needed to ensure donations are received. Qualifications include: The ideal candidate is passionate about WGBH and familiar with the Foundation’s mission; self-motivated; persuasive; deadline-driven; able to work in a fast-paced environment; and comfortable using the telephone as a primary cultivation tool. Volunteers should also be comfortable sending emails and using a fax machine. Training: An Auction staff member will train and review goals with each volunteer. Once training is complete, Auction volunteers should be able to work independently with minimum supervision. Time Commitment: Holiday Auction volunteers are needed in the office September 1-December 31, approximately 8-12 hours a week. Office hours are generally 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday.