The Arc of Anchorage is currently seeking individuals to work part-time in our donation and pick up service program. The Solicitor contacts individuals via an auto dialer telephone or mail to solicit donations of used clothing and household goods. Qualified applicants must have good communication skills, good telephone etiquette, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and want to make a difference in someone’s life.
Must be at least 18 years of age, High School diploma/GED or equivalent is required. The qualified candidate must have a knowledge of correct English usage (particularly in oral usage), the ability to communicate effectively and in a pleasant way with staff and the public, proficiency with computerized auto-dialer system and the ability to operate a computer. Must be familiar with or have a willingness to learn basic Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & Access. Also must have accurate keyboarding at a speed of at least 20 words per minute. An Arc application must be submitted to be considered for any position.
The Arc of AnchorageCompany Description:
To encourage and celebrate the potential of people who experience disabilities.
Management/Employee Communication Philosophy:
We believe that happy, motivated, caring employees are the key to providing quality service, and therefore the key to a successful consumer centered operation. Management is committed to making The Arc of Anchorage a good place to work. There is a commitment to open communication, and a participative management style that encourages employee discussion and involvement in decisions.
Every employee is responsible for meeting or exceeding the agency’s consumer service standards, being helpful and friendly to co-workers, and being an active team player in the agency. Employees are expected to ask questions, make suggestions, and look for better ways to operate.
In return, employees can expect that The Arc’s managers will be fair; will reward
them for their hard work and commitment to our consumers; will encourage open discussion and creative problem solving; will give them opportunities to develop new skills and abilities; will keep them informed, and will provide them with the training, resources, and support they need to deliver excellent service.
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