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Volunteer Services Director Resume

The volunteering field is in our days more and more developed because there are cases in which various organizations want to provide some services but do not afford to hire people. People who need recommendations, who want to achieve an important position in a volunteer organization, or who want to help their peers, will join a volunteer association, such as community or civic organizations, churches, schools, after schools, nonprofit organizations, etc. If you have some preparation and experience, put all this down in your volunteer services director resume. The volunteer services director is responsible for managing volunteers, advising and guiding them in accomplishing their activities. He develops programs and supervises and trains the volunteers. The volunteer services director also has to approve, conduct and supervise all the activities, expenses and events of the organization. By events, we refer mainly to fundraisings events which are an important way to obtain finance. Try to present yourself as a good manager, because a good director has to be a perfect manager first.

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Personal Details

Name: Adrianne Turner
Address: 1435, Mountain View
Main Street, Algoma
Wisconsin, USA
Birth date: 5/28/1982
Email: adrianneturner@example.com
Nationality: American
Driver's License: Yes

Job Objective

Looking for the post of a volunteer service director where there would enough scope to combine my skills and experience with my desire of helping people and to manage to conduct the organization in the best way possible.

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work systematically
  • Administration and management skills
  • Knowledge of human behavior and psychology
  • Human resource management skills
  • Complex problem solving skill
  • Fluency in speaking and writing French
  • Good in management of financial resources
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability of working directly with the public
  • Knowledge of economics and accounting skills
  • Knowledge of public safety and security
  • Good in management of material resources
  • Ability to manage crowd
  • Service orientated employ
  • Ready for immediate employment
  • Availability to work for long hours and resistance to stress

Work Experience

Youth director
Saint Teresa Goodwill Foundation
Detroit, 2005–present

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Approving and conducting various activities
  • Analyzing the problems present in the community and trying to come up with viable solutions
  • Organizing and attending fundraising
  • Taking decisions regarding expenses
  • Participating in events
  • Conducting interview to select volunteers for events and activities
  • Made work schedules and assigned work to staff members and volunteers
  • Communicated with subordinates or any reporting authority to keep them updated with the current activity reports and any other kind of information required
  • Performed various administrative activities like processing important information and paperwork
  • Sent volunteers for Hurricane Katrina survivors rescue mission
  • Participated in the resurrection of the cities destroyed by Hurricane Katrina
  • Interviewed, hired and trained volunteers
  • Offering advices to the volunteers
  • Documented information on daily activities by volunteers
  • Designing and implementing activities program for poor children
  • Developing professional relationships with school directors
  • Giving recommendation letters
  • Provided information to volunteers about associations laid down code of conduct and behavior and work ethics and regulations
  • Made new relations with other agencies and association and maintained relations to cater community needs and to make sure that services are not duplicated
  • Made budgets, personal records and training and personality development manuals

Youth director's assistant
Saint Stephan Association
Detroit, 2002–2005

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accomplishing clerical tasks
  • Preparing reports for the director
  • Working with the director to create the community programs
  • Training and evaluating volunteers
  • Substituting the director in various meetings
  • Arranging and conducting meetings for acquiring volunteers

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Social Services, Detroit University, Detroit, 2003
  • Post graduate degree in Social Services, Detroit University, Detroit, 2005
  • 3-month workshop of working with poor and old and there rehabilitation

Achievements

  • Improved interpersonal skills
  • Member of the North America volunteer service
  • Member of the Hurricane Katrina survivor rescue mission
  • Awarded by the Hurricane Katrina Survivor Association for the on time support provided in saving survivors and resurrection of the damaged cities

Areas of interest

  • Management
  • Human resources
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • Developing new methods for search and rescue mission

References

Marie Valdese
Director
Saint Stephan Association, Detroit

Father Dominic Christian
Director
Saint Teresa Goodwill Foundation,
Detroit

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