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"Hard work, Rewarding Personal Growth"

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Former Employee - Public Fundraiser in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Public Fundraiser in Toronto, ON (Canada)
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I worked at Public Outreach Fundraising full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

PO represents a number of awesome charities. Fundraisers work door-to-door, street or mall depending on the campaign. Coworkers are typically young, energetic, enthusiastic, idealistic and fun. It's good ground floor training for any sort of sales and if you stick at it, you will become very comfortable talking to all sorts of people. And that's a good thing.

Cons

It's very challenging to meet weekly "sales" quotas. Random one-time donations are not the point, what PO and their clients want are ongoing monthly donations and you have to sign up a certain amount per week.

Other Employee Reviews for Public Outreach Fundraising

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    "A great experience"

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    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Public Outreach Fundraising full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Note: i was working as an IT Specialist in the office. Not as a canvasser.
    Great office culture (casual, friendly)
    Felt like my superiors actually cared
    Got to learn a lot
    Enjoyed work!

    Cons

    Lower pay than other companies


  2. Helpful (2)

    "It was horrible."

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    Former Employee - Public Fundraiser in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Public Fundraiser in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Public Outreach Fundraising full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They guarantee hourly pay unlike other fundraising companies.

    Cons

    They will kick you out if you fail to meet their fundraising expectations

    Advice to Management

    Allow the employees to have a say in how to effectively manage Public Outreach.

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