Job Description Template: Volunteer Director

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Volunteer Director position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Volunteer Director Job Description

Full-Time | Onsite | Location

$88,000–154,500 (Suggested salary range for this role per Salary.com)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As the Volunteer Director at our company, you will be responsible for coordinating all volunteer activities. You will employ skills of organization, management, and initiative as you plan activities and create volunteer schedules. You will conduct training to all volunteers regarding rules and procedures.

The Volunteer Director will also lead the company’s volunteer recruiting efforts through promoting open positions, interviewing, and hiring new volunteers.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Promote volunteer opportunities via job postings on various platforms.
  • Manage the volunteer page on the company website.
  • Review applications and requests.
  • Interview volunteers.
  • Create the volunteer schedule.
  • Train volunteers on job responsibilities.
  • Manage volunteer staff records.
  • Supervise project leaders to ensure projects are being carried out according to organizational standards.
  • Coordinate on cross-functional teams regarding volunteer participation in events.
  • Perform community outreach to provide more volunteer activities.
  • Collect and distribute volunteer thank you gifts.
  • Recognize volunteers based on performance.
  • Survey volunteers regarding their experiences and implement suggestions as needed.
  • Update the volunteer schedule regularly.
  • Foster relationships with volunteers and inspire them to do their best work.
  • Represent the organization to the volunteer staff by communicating updates and answering questions.
  • Join the organization’s leadership meetings and stay informed on happenings.
  • Research activity ideas for potential implementation.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • 2+ years of volunteer management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field
  • Competency in management software
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of organization’s mission and goals

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Inclusivity and cultural awareness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Highly organized

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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