Volunteer Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Volunteer interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a volunteer?

The interviewer wants to get to know you more to ensure you are a good fit. Think to the consistent compliments that you receive from your co-workers or previous managers. These are likely your biggest strengths!

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25 Volunteer Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a volunteer?

  • 2. Where did you find out about our volunteer program?

  • 3. Our volunteers need to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Have you ever broken a confidentiality agreement?

  • 4. How would your current co-workers describe your attention to detail?

  • 5. We want our volunteers to come to us with creative ideas. Tell me about a time when you took a creative approach to solving a problem.

  • 6. Our organization sees a great deal of social and economic diversity. When have you worked with a diverse group of people?

  • 7. What do you know about our organization's culture?

  • 8. Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?

  • 9. We encourage our volunteers to come to us with cost-saving ideas. Tell me about an idea you implemented at your last job.

  • 10. We greatly appreciate our volunteers. How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  • 11. Tell me about your work history and how it relates to your work here as a volunteer.

  • 12. What do you do during your free time?

  • 13. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  • 14. Why do you want to be a volunteer in our organization?

  • 15. What are your expectations for this volunteer position?

  • 16. Being a volunteer, have you ever felt your work went unappreciated?

  • 17. What kind of people do you most enjoy working with?

  • 18. What keeps you motivated on the tough days?

  • 19. Do others view you as a role model?

  • 20. What skills and qualifications do you have that will help you as a volunteer?

  • 21. How much time would you like spend in a volunteer role?

  • 22. Which organizations are you currently involved with?

  • 23. Why do you like helping others?

  • 24. What has been your most rewarding volunteer experience?

  • 25. What volunteer work have you done in the past?