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Director of Volunteer Services—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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A director of volunteers employed by a nonprofit organization is responsible for recruiting, training, and placing volunteers in a variety of positions. Depending on the size of the organization and the scope of its mission, the director of volunteers may oversee anywhere from a few volunteers working a few hours a week on a short-term project to thousands of volunteers committed to a longer time frame. The director of volunteers is fully involved in all aspects of recruiting and training volunteers including raising awareness of the organization's mission, planning events, and fund-raising.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Helpful

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Executive Director of Volunteers

Director of Volunteers

Team Leader, or Project Head, or Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer

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