Volunteer Position Description Template
Position Title: _________________________________________________
(Remember the word “volunteer” is a pay category, not a title! Do not name the position using 'volunteer' in the title)
Description of Project/Purpose of Assignment:
Outline of Volunteer’s Responsibilities or List of Tasks:
(Give potential and limits.)
How will you and the volunteer know that the job is being done well or that the project is successful?
Training and Support Plan:
How will the volunteer be prepared for the work and oriented to the agency? Who will supervise/ be the contact point?
What reports will be expected, in what form and how often?
Minimum hours per week/month? On any special schedule? For what duration of time?
Does the role require any specific skills (can be an particular attitude, communication skills, empathy etc. ) or training?
What will the volunteer get in exchange for service (tangibles and intangibles)?