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Volunteer Coordinators supervise and train groups of volunteers and make sure the organization runs smoothly with the help of valuable human resources. Their tasks include ensuring volunteer training, recruiting new staff, organizing events to attract new members, and managing budgets and resources. A typical Volunteer Coordinator resume sample lists qualifications such as training abilities, very good communication and organizational skills, leadership, creativity and adherence to the organization's mission. Education requirements vary by employer, and most resume examples for Volunteer Coordinator highlight a degree in human resources.

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Volunteer Coordinator

Comfortably directed and supervised a diverse volunteer program consisting of 450 people to provide care to abused and neglected animals in an emotionally stressful environment daily.

  • Planned and executed all orientation programs and training for incoming volunteers.
  • Responsible for organizing a rescue volunteer team within 24 hours to assist in providing care to over 150 canines involved in a severe hoarding case.
  • Collaborated with local businesses to collect resources to build a temporary shelter and local area shelter's to relocate all animals involved in the hoarding case within 72 hours.
  • Increased the quantity and productivity of volunteers while managing the program.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Management
Italian Language And History
2

Volunteer Coordinator

Performed all aspects of volunteer management including recruiting, interviewing, orientation, scheduling, relationship building, problem solving and attrition for over 300 volunteers.

  • Managed and improved the Summer Volunteen program for 75-120 teens every summer.
  • Instrumental in research, purchase and integration of an updated volunteer database management system.
  • Assisted with all volunteer and hospital events hosted by the Volunteer Services Department.
  • Designed and assembled monthly newsletter.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Wildlife & Fisheries Science
3

Volunteer Coordinator

Managed team of 35+ volunteer advocates to ensure that they comply with program, court and national requirements

  • Planned and implemented Volunteer Recognition Events, parties and special events.
  • Coordinated marketing, fundraising, and volunteer recruitment events
  • Led and assisted with 30 hour National pre-service training for volunteers
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Psychology
4

Volunteer Coordinator

Recruited, trained, and coordinated hospice program volunteers, which targeted patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families facing end-of-life issues.

  • Coached volunteers who provided respite care, emotional support, and assisted with household tasks as requested by patients and their families.
  • Conducted educational training for the community, such as church organizations, civic groups, and college students, to educate on end-of-life issues and recruit new volunteers.
  • Designed volunteer handbook and established a Northern Wisconsin volunteer networking group to address the specific issues of the northern area.
  • Educated home care workers to help them understand the role of hospice volunteers.
  • Coached by Corporate Marketing Director to develop hospice brochures, home health brochures, volunteer brochures, and volunteer opportunities brochures.
  • Wrote and executed public service announcements, distributing to 10,000 professionals, nursing homes, and CBRFs.
  • Conducted training for physicians and their staff to educate on end-of-life care as an option for families and patients.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Home Economics Education
5

Volunteer Coordinator

Recruited, trained and counseled appropriate volunteers for social service agency dedicated to helping Brooklynites live out their older years with independence and dignity.

  • Matched volunteers with clients based on intake interviews and consultations with clients' case managers and social workers and the clients' themselves and the prospective volunteers.
  • Cultivated relationships with area churches, synagogues, schools and corporate organizations to expand ranks of volunteers. Organized local advertising and public relations activities related to three volunteer/client programs.
  • Compiled ongoing statistics for all three volunteer programs.
  • Maintained an ongoing email list, and excel spreadsheets and send information to volunteers as needed.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
6

Volunteer Coordinator

Responsible for coordinating, managing, and training new and existing volunteers as well as ensuring retention

  • Developed new training documents and videos to streamline training processes
  • Updated all volunteer contact lists and information and utilized Google Forms to create a new database repository
  • Developed and implemented a volunteer rewards program that provided incentives to volunteer more hours
  • Responsible for direct care of wildlife admissions, including cleaning, medication, and handling
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Music Performance
7

Volunteer Coordinator

Auxiliary Volunteer Coordinator/Gift Shop Manager

  • Reorganized and increased membership by 84% through a successful Fitzgibbon Auxiliary Membership Drive
  • Revitalized membership programs and committees strengthening community service, fundraising, and hospital volunteer programs that support the mission goals of [company name]
  • Generated and increased profitable income by 100% purchasing all merchandise, including buying and displaying
  • Fundraising Coordinator, [company name] Auxiliary, Casino Night, Led and participated in planning a new event for the local community that increased participation and exceeded income goals
  • Event Co-Chair, [company name] Cancer Center Development, Spring Fling, Coordinated donations, gifts, and used decision making skills to boost the annual social event fundraising that is donated to the Community Cancer Center
Candidate Info
BS
Education
MS
Education
8

Volunteer Coordinator

Orientated new volunteers to the organization while retaining established volunteers

  • Directed high school Leadership Development Camp held at Franklin & Marshall College
  • Managed Animal Assisted Therapy program, focusing on multiple priorities within the community
  • Facilitated a Red Cross Campus organization at Millersville University
  • Recruited and mentored high school and college level student interns to meet graduation requirements
  • Collaborated with Fund Development Team on annual golf outing and volunteer recognition banquet
  • Attended mixer events and volunteer committee meetings regularly
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Liberal Studies
MA
Leadership Science
9

Volunteer Coordinator

Primary focus was to recruit, train, supervise and coordinate 10 volunteers.

  • Provided voluntary services to hospice patients and their families including interaction with patients, sewing for patients, and housekeeping.
  • Reviewed written reports and logged volunteer hours.
  • Observed volunteers work activities and evaluated and resolved grievances.
  • Developed and executed the Volunteer Training Program.
  • Participated in public education through thorough training in courses such as "How to Motivate Volunteers", "How to Reward Volunteers", and "How to Incorporate Volunteers to a Higher Level".
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Computer Science
10

Volunteer Coordinator

Managed and directed the planning and execution of 20+ events yearly

  • Responsible for logistical elements of events: food and beverages, room set-ups, entertainment, etc.
  • Recruited and organized 100+ volunteers for all yearly events
  • Built and maintained key volunteer relationships
  • Pioneered use of new tools to assist in recruitment and organization
  • Promoted the volunteer program through fliers, newsletters, and social media
  • Met with school administration and staff regularly to review event plans and status
  • Advocated the use of community resources and solicited community participation in the school program
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English Literature

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