The current average salary of an
is $99,500 - 147,600 annually
What does a Volunteer Manager do?
Volunteer managers are responsible for the hiring, training, and supervising of volunteer staff in an organisation.
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What skills do you need to be a volunteer manager?
Volunteer managers are in charge of a non-profit organisation’s recruitment, training, and program planning.
- Excellent leadership skills for training and guiding staff, ensuring service mission objectives are being met
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for teaching new recruits and working well with staff and clients
- An intrinsic passion for giving back to the community and helping others
- Able to perform supervisory activities such as overseeing all volunteer scheduling, activities, and screening
- Ability to exert good judgement, able to recruit new people and match them to projects suited to their skills
- Good marketing skills for increasing their mission awareness
How to become a Volunteer Manager
If you want to become a Volunteer Manager, you'll typically need a tertiary-level qualification in human resources, business administration, management or in a related field.
We recommend studying a CHC52015 - Diploma of Community Services as this qualification can help you get insight to the community services field and can complement your skills as a Volunteer Manager.