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What this job is about

Get ready to work your humantarian and problem-solving muscles: The idea of volunteering is a rewarding one, but it's even more rewarding if you actually do something about it. And, for the millions that give of their time and talents each year, there needs to be a volunteer coordinator who makes sure resources are being used in the most advantageous way, whether it's face-painting at a charity carnival or tutoring after school. From recruiting, interviewing and placing volunteers to coordinating schedules for events and programs, it's up to you as a volunteer coordinator to make sure those willing to pitch in find the right place.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Active Learning

Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


Writing computer programs for various purposes.


Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

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