A volunteer manager will need to write his or her resume in a way that portrays his or her strongest points.

As they are required to hire and train volunteers in non profit organizations, they need to be able to recognize volunteering talent effectively.

Here is an example of a resume for a volunteer manager that depicts this positions special skills and experiences.




Volunteer Manager Resume Sample

Ronald Miller
1023 Brook Road, Barre, VT 52402
(909) 910-9339, Email

Desire a Volunteer Manager position with Presbyterian where I may employ my managerial skills and detailed knowledge of volunteer management strategies

• Worked extensively as a Volunteer Manager
• Highly skilled in supporting team approach for all volunteer services
• Exceptionally articulate in recruiting and selecting volunteers and providing training activities
• Hands on experience in implementing volunteer department policies and procedures

• Hired, trained and disseminated 50 volunteers for different NGOs within eight months
• Developed volunteer training material for newly hired volunteers

October 2006 – Present
Acme Services
Volunteer Manager
• Recruit and interview volunteers for direct services and fundraising activities
• Induct and train volunteers
• Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures and standards
• Produce reports for fundraiser and other trustee organizations
• Manage and maintain up to date volunteer records
• Provide needed support to volunteers
• Plan and implement get-togethers
• Raise staff awareness with respect to volunteers’ roles and functions

Bachelors in Management – Vermont State University – 2005

• Excellent acumen for working with volunteers
• Able to plan strategically and make appropriate decisions
• Demonstrated ability to develop new skills in volunteers
• Excellent communication and personal organizational skills