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, 32% of Volunteer job descriptions contained charity as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

charity
32%
volunteering
32%
fundraising
23%
written communication
19%
volunteers
19%
organisational skills
19%
engagement
19%
communication skills
19%
co ordinator
19%
volunteer coordinator
14%
youth work
14%
charities
14%
volunteer engagement
14%
voluntary
10%
volunteer manager
10%
fundraiser
10%
operations manager
10%
events manager
10%
event manager
10%
conference manager
10%
young people
10%
wellbeing
10%
volunteer management
10%
supportive
10%
welfare
10%
interpersonal skills
10%
equality
10%
creativity
10%
development work
5%
stewardship
5%
international development
5%
overseas experience
5%
communications
5%
crm
5%
microsoft office
5%
multi tasking
5%
office administrator
5%
office duties
5%
phone manner
5%
social media
5%
volunteer support coordinator
5%
volunteer support
5%
project support
5%
project coordinator
5%
project assistant
5%
project administrator
5%
youth engagement
5%
dbs
5%
administrative
5%
guidance
5%
advice
5%
volunteer
5%
volunteering officer
5%

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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