Volunteer Coordinator Job Description

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Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator responsibilities

  • Sourcing and recruiting volunteers through various techniques
  • Collecting information on availabilities and skills
  • Arranging for appropriate training when needed

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a competent Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and manage volunteers. You will be responsible for allocating responsibilities and retaining the best people.

It takes a competent leader to succeed in this profession. You should know how to distinguish talent and do everything possible to motivate and inspire. You must possess excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and experience.

The goal is to ensure that our organization is always staffed with the best and most reliable individuals, and that they are correctly utilized for the fulfilment of our mission.


  • Source and recruit volunteers through various techniques (databases, e-mail, social media etc.)
  • Collect information on availabilities and skills
  • Arrange for appropriate training when needed
  • Produce schedules for everyday activities
  • Assign responsibilities to the right people for special events
  • Coordinate teams of volunteers for large-scale actions
  • Communicate frequently with volunteers to ensure they are satisfied and well-placed
  • Disseminate information for upcoming actions and events
  • Keep detailed records of volunteers’ information and assignments
  • Εnsure the purpose of the organization and its actions is clearly communicated


  • Proven experience as operations director or similar position
  • Experience in volunteering locally and/or internationally
  • Experience in recruiting through various channels
  • Working knowledge of databases and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse people
  • Excellent organizational and team coordination abilities
  • A pleasant, outgoing personality
  • BSc/BA in business administration, human resources, social studies or relevant field will be appreciated

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description Examples

Volunteer Coordinator • Utah Approves


The volunteer coordinator is in charge of recruiting, engaging, organizing, and building relationships with volunteers. They will have creative freedom in project development and management for accomplishing these tasks pending the approval of the board. The volunteer coordinator will also have the ability to assign volunteer leaders to report to the volunteer coordinator. They wil...

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Bereavement /Volunteer Coordinator • Promedica Senior Care


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Regional Volunteer Coordinator • Progressive Turnout Project

Regional Volunteer Coordinator


Distributed Organizing


Remote, or Chicago, IL

Job Description

Progressive Turnout Project seeks Regional Volunteer Coordinator

Salary: $52,000 - $72,801

Start Date: 9/6/22 or earlier

End Date: 11/30/2022

Position Summary:

Progressive Turnout Project (PTP) seeks applicants for the Regional Volunteer Coordinator role for the 2022 el...

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Volunteer Coordinator • Victoria and Albert Museum

Volunteering has enormous potential to help deliver the V&A’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives. We want to make volunteering possible and enticing for a wide range of people at the V&A and provide a range of dynamic opportunities, building on the success of our existing volunteer programmes. Until Young V&A opens, this new and exciting position will develop the volunteer offer ready fo...

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