Volunteer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Charity & Voluntary

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Volunteer Skills List in Charity & Voluntary

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Volunteer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Volunteer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 28% of Volunteer job descriptions contained volunteering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

volunteering
28%
advice
17%
management
17%
project coordinator
12%
charity
12%
charities
12%
volunteer engagement
12%
volunteer coordinator
12%
volunteer
12%
voluntary
12%
volunteer management
12%
local authorities
12%
legislation
12%
welfare
12%
fundraising
12%
international development
12%
benefits
12%
volunteer manager
6%
fundraiser
6%
guidance
6%
written communication
6%
administrative
6%
co ordinator
6%
communication skills
6%
engagement
6%
organisational skills
6%
volunteers
6%
service delivery
6%
volunteering officer
6%
database
6%
supported housing
6%
recruitment
6%
operations
6%
homelessness
6%
health safety
6%
exceptional people skills
6%
overseas experience
6%
development work
6%
adaptability
6%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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