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

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Volunteering Skills List in Charity & Voluntary

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Volunteering role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Volunteering job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 56% of Volunteering job descriptions contained customer service as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

customer service
56%
sales
53%
hospitality
53%
sustainability
19%
charity
19%
conservation
19%
volunteering
16%
or volunteering background
14%
voluntary
8%
fundraising
8%
volunteer management
8%
communication skills
6%
co ordinator
6%
charities
6%
organisational skills
6%
written communication
6%
volunteers
6%
engagement
6%
volunteer engagement
6%
volunteer coordinator
6%
volunteer
6%
young people
6%
supportive
3%
innovation
3%
database
3%
welfare
3%
wellbeing
3%
youth work
3%
campaign management
3%
crm
3%
data management
3%
faststats
3%
marketing
3%
microsoft dynamics
3%
development work
3%
international development
3%
overseas experience
3%
administration
3%
administrative
3%
donations
3%
ms office skills
3%
supporter care
3%
fundraiser
3%
volunteer manager
3%
giving back
3%
budget management
3%
proposals
3%
advice
3%
guidance
3%
activities coordinator
3%
activities organiser
3%
event assistant
3%
events assistant
3%
events coordinator
3%
events officer
3%
social services
3%
community support
3%
charity work
3%
community development
3%
creativity
3%
employment law
3%
equality
3%
funding applications
3%
health safety
3%
volunteering officer
3%
interpersonal skills
3%

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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