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, 50% of Volunteering job descriptions contained customer service as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

customer service
50%
sales
46%
hospitality
46%
charity
25%
sustainability
16%
conservation
16%
volunteering
16%
or volunteering background
12%
co ordinator
10%
fundraising
10%
communication skills
10%
written communication
10%
volunteers
10%
engagement
10%
organisational skills
10%
charities
7%
marketing
7%
voluntary
7%
volunteer engagement
7%
young people
7%
volunteer coordinator
7%
welfare
5%
volunteer manager
5%
fundraiser
5%
supporter care
5%
creativity
5%
ms office skills
5%
equality
5%
interpersonal skills
5%
supportive
5%
administration
5%
wellbeing
5%
youth work
5%
volunteer management
5%
donations
5%
campaign management
3%
crm
3%
data management
3%
faststats
3%
overseas experience
3%
microsoft dynamics
3%
social services
3%
event assistant
3%
charity work
3%
community support
3%
giving back
3%
volunteer
3%
volunteering officer
3%
budget management
3%
proposals
3%
advice
3%
guidance
3%
activities coordinator
3%
activities organiser
3%
innovation
3%
events assistant
3%
events coordinator
3%
events officer
3%
development work
3%
international development
3%
administrative
3%
community development
3%
employment law
3%
funding applications
3%
health safety
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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