Why do you want to be a volunteer in our organization?
Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Volunteer interview
Share what you know about the organization and the aspects of the role that you're most excited about. Enthusiasm, based on knowledge, will go a long way. This is a chance to 'wow' the interviewer.
Discuss what your underlying motivation is. If you need volunteer hours to get into a college or graduate program, tell them about the program and share how it relates to their organization. They aren't just looking for passion; they want to know you are invested in their cause!
Entry Level answer example
"Your mission is to deliver resources and make a difference in the lives of those underserved. I cannot think of a better cause to be a part of, and I'm excited about the opportunity to be on your team!"
Experienced answer example
"I am passionate about being in the position to help others, especially when I can utilize my skills to make a difference in the life of others."
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Why do you want to be a volunteer in our organization?
I've always liked helping people out and I think that volunteering is really fun.
I think volunteering gives good experience and chance to work with different people with different backgrounds.
I like to spend my time useful for others and this institution is really helpful for people, I would like to join here as a volunteer.
Intended to help people.
Be part of the new gallery and build my knowledge in canadian art abd artists.
I would like to volunteer within this organisation as I can enhance my skills further to help with my career prospect. Also your organistation is a well established company and I can help achieve organisation goals.
I always want to help people who are struggling to take up thier life I feel happy if I spent some time for peaple who will reach place in a society by my little help.
I want to volunteer here because I think volunteering allows for new experiences and help such as meeting new people from different backgrounds.
Unlike many organizations here, abc is an international organization, it means beside other advantages I may get from another organization like enjoy helping people, improve the communication skills, in here I also can enhance my English - which is really important for me.
Your organization has an international standing I would definetly feel lucky to be a part of it. Secondly I want to get a good experience and exposure to masses and interavt with them so I could learn something important in life.
I would like to be a volunteer at your organization because I would like to familiar myself better with the healthcare setting. Helping others, both physically and mentally, is a rewarding experience and I would like to use my qualities to support your organization. I have some experience, since I volunteered at a surgery center last summer. I have experience with changing bed sheets, oxygen tanks, helping with inventory, and would like to use this knowledge to help your organization.
I would like to give something back to the community.
Your company has a high reputation of standard and I would like to be part of it.
I would like to be an integral part of this organization and dedicate my time to help the patients.
Because I like to work in the hospitals and in this organization I would like to help to people and slso get more culture.
Because this organization is very big and always I will learn a lot of thing referent cultures, medical news and I like to help patents.
I would like to be a volunteer in this organization because it will help me improve my communication skills, and meet people I would have never meant prior. I also look forword to developing skills that can prepare me for the real world.
I would like to volunteer with this organisation because I've recognized what you've added to the community, I think often the arts are overlooked as a priority and I really want to give something back to the community. I think this is a great opportunity because I can help people of all diversities and learn a lot to gain skills for future prospects.
Because the frog likes to climb fat jelly terd.
I want to be a volunteer in this particular organization because I would love the idea of gaining expereince needed for future job placements. As well I would love to learn new skills that are needed for this job field.
I wan't to volunteer here because volunteering is a good experience and it allows me to to spend my time usefully by helping others.
Always want to help people who are struggling to take up thier life I feel happy if I spent some time for peaple who will reach place in a society by my little help.
Because in the future I would like to be a doctor and working in the hospitle will show me if I should pursue this career.
I love volunteering in general, I really feel that if I have the ability to give back I should. Especially to a community I have been a part of for the past 23 years. Why specifically community outreach? I was really impressed reading through your literature and website about your services. You are more than just a shelter or a place to go during an emergency. I really like that you guys take a comprehensive approach to working with your clients.
I am looking for a meaningful inernship and the volunteer opportunity at MD Anderson is ideal because it ties in with my career objectives - I am very interested in biology, biological sciences and/or medicine. I have worked/interned at Harvard Medical School in collaboration with Brigham Hospital and my research was associated with drug delivery in cancer patients. MD Anderson being a leading cancer care hospital in the world gives me the oppor.
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I wanna to be a volunteer because I need to help you and to increase my experiences and to add some thing to my resume.
Because its a great organization.
I want to volunteer in this organization because this is the place where I can get the best first time experience. There are so many ways in which I can help and learn so much while interacting with different people.
I wantto be a volunteer into this organization because this is the place where I can get the best fisrt time experience. This is because there are so many different options in how I can help and it gives me a chance to interact with elderly people and learn alot.
Because it seems like a very beneficial experience to be able to work along side medical professionals.
Being a Volunteer in this organization gives me the opportunity to learn about my culture with many different backgrounds. Working with high level of student and professionals in medical field is a great atmosphere I always waiting for.
What do you think makes a person a good volunteer?
Gain your experience.
Because I love the work that you do and I want to give back in any small way I can.
Your organization has good reputation.
Because I like working with others and to gain more experince.
Because I like working with others and to gain more experince.
I think volunteering provides good experience and I am interested in this subject.
Because I enjoy helping others.
A great way to integrate with the coommunity. You not only get to help patients and keep them company but it also opens you to the world outside your friend circle.
Because I think its a great place to volunteer.
Because I want to join this hospital so I can succed my education.
I want to use my skills obtained from my degree, work experience, and life experience. The services of this organization match my interests.
I want to give back to the community and nothing but good things about this medical center.
I want to gain good experience . With dirreents kind of people.
I am very impress with the service or the role the office plays in our community life. I admire program such as the witness protection program the demos.
Volunteering gives good experience and chance to work with different people with different backgrounds that I find in your organization.
Gain experience. Give to my community. Enjoy better health.
For the experience and chance to work with different people.
I feel that volunteering in a hospital gives me the opportunity to work with people of all different backgrounds and cultures which is important for me as a new nurse.
I want to be a volumteer in your organisaion to enhance my comminucation skills which is very important to me, and to learn new skills, and gain experience.
Your organization cares about people and your clients come first. You offer a range of services which allow people not only to give back but to gain a wide range of knowledge from your organization.
I want to be a volunteer in this organization because I am interested in medicine field and I heard that this is a great organization. Patients that came here had given good reviews.
I believe that volunteering with this organization would be a wonderful experience and would help me to gain knowledge and experience for my future by working with children who have been through difficult times.
To gain experience with working with others and as a way of giving back to the community.
I would like to be a volunteer to gain experience and to learn new things.
To enhance my communication skills, learn new skills and gain experience.
I enjoy engaging and helping people.I also want to help the community any way I can give back.
I believe that it will be an excellent opportunity for me to give back to the community that I grew up in. I am excited to learn more about Grande Ronde Hospital and to be on the volunteer side of things.
To obtain work experience, to meet new people from different backgrounds, and to give back to the community.
I like to help others and I feel that I should give back to the community after all that they have done for me.
I want to gain work experience and to give back to the community.
I want to interact with other people and helping the team.
I want to be in your organization because I want to commit my time with experienced nurses and to gain new experiences or skills.
Served my community and obtain knowledge in the medical field, my long term goal is a doctor.
I want to be a volunteer in your organization because I want to help out in the community. I also want to enhance my current skills as a nurse and to gain new skills, knowledge and gain experience.
Because I definitely want to gain some experience with working with others and I want to improve on my communication and social skills. Not only that, but I also want to give back to my community in some way and I felt like this was the perfect setting.
Because I like to work with others and to gain more experience, to learn new skills, to enhance my communication skills.
Because I like working with others and to gain more experience in not for profit organization.
Besides enhancing my current skills and to improve my confidence level. Volunteering here will give me the chance to work with different and new people and give me the chance to help the community. Also it will give me a sense of achievement when essential skills of mine for example communication skills are developed.
Volunteering here is a way for me to give back to my community. It gives me a great sense of fulfillment and power when I make an impact on others.
This is a great opportunity, I can see that this organization is a place where my qualifications can make a difference.
Ive been so blessed so I want to give back and also its a great learning experience for me and while learning I can help. Its will help me and guide me to ee what I might want to do in my future and use my time for a greater purpose.
I have always wanted to volunteer at Motts childrens hospital, ever since my cousin was diagnosed with type one diabetes when she was nine.
I expect that I will will gain responsibility and leadership. I will be around new people to meet.
My education is base on the medical field. I would like to be Register Nurse and I think this volunteer program it is a good starts.
To gain more experience and also be able to help someone else rather than myself.
I want to give back to the community also because I love working with children.
I have researched SJHH and I have read that this hospital provides top quality care for their patients, including using top safety measures and placing great emphasis on accountability, openness and trust. I believe that when dealing with any patient in a hospital, one must be open with the patient in order to build a level of trust; as doctors and staff in a hospital are seen to have more power than a patient, so patients must have a sense of trust with the staff that is taking care of them.
I heard a lots about this organization clean quick service and near by my home.
Beacuse I wanna to gain knowledge learn new thing.
I would like to utilize my interests and skills by assisting in the volunteer community. I believe volunteering makes a difference in all lives who participate.
I would like to be a volunteer because volunteering is my passion. I love to make people smile and brighten there day it warms my heart to see it.
I am interested in nursing and that is what I want to pursue as well as wanting some experience working in a hospital setting.
I want to be a volunteer in order to devote my time and energy to helping others. I want to use my skills to better myself and others and work on my weaknesses. I want to explore the healthcare field and see what it has to offer.
I want to be a volunteer in your organization because I want to develop my technical, social, and academic skills and apply them in an environment outside of school. Also I feel this position will help me gain relevant experience and will help me make future decisions regarding if I want to continue my endeavors in medicine.
Because I am interested in wanting to help out in the community and I find that I can achieve that goal through your organization.
I would like to volunteer in your organization because I think is a great way to give back to the community. With my skills I think I would be able to help a lot of people specially if they do not understand the language. I will be more than happy to assist them in anything they need.
I am looking for a place where I can be productive and help others to the best of my abilities. I think that volunteering at this organization will be a positive experience for me and will give me an opportunity to put my skills to good use.
Because I believe that this hospital is part of a grander scale to help everyday people and I take pride in helping others.
I have always volunteered in my free time. Aged care is something that I want to try and learn.
This organization can teach me about a future career that I am already studying for. It will allow me to get a hands on feeling outside of school lectures and labs.
I think that volunteering here will be a great learning experience for me as I try and find a future career path for myself.
I really want to work in the hospital setting and I feel that volunteering at a hospital, especially this facility would really help me to grow both personally and professionally by giving me the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people.
It is too rare nowadays to have the possibility to help others and I would like to offer my energy to those who need caring during my EVS. For the Circus, I have always been interesting in this art and I think I can bring my French Drame knowledge to this organisation.
I want to give back to my community and I also want to develop my skills that will help me to excel in my future health career.
Because I think it would be a great opportunity to obtain a hands-on experience and give me more a bit more confidence when studying in the medical field.
I like the mission of your organization and work environment.
I agree with what your organization stands for and want to be apart of the team that brings your vision to life.