Top Frequently Asked Questions by Nonprofits

Q: Who is behind
A: was founded by the benevol in collaboration with bénévolat Romandie. The regional offices of both organizations provide information and advice on all aspects of volunteering.

Q: Who can post jobs on
A: Nonprofit organizations and clubs that work with volunteers and meet the benevol standards.

Q: Where can I get technical support?
A: For technical questions, contact our team: or by phone: 071 227 07 60
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Q: How can I search for volunteers on
A: Contact your regional office and clarify membership options. Would you like to test it out first? See for yourself and try our unique introductory ad.

Q: What should be in the job posting?
A: Include a descriptive title and a short, detailed description of the volunteer activity. Also include details regarding what the volunteer can expect from you. Clear and more attractive ads will result in higher success and targeted volunteers.

Q: What is not allowed to be written on
A: No paid work may be advertised. The basis are the benevol Standards. (Available in German and French)

Q: How much does a job posting on cost?
A: In order to advertise on the largest Swiss platform for volunteering jobs, you must be affiliated to a regional benevol office. The cost vary depending on the region. As a nonprofit of the benevol network, you receive free access to the basic package. Prominent placements, direct contact to interested volunteers can be purchased under products.

Volunteer work - Ask us
The parent organization - benevol Switzerland - and the regional benevol offices are happy to answer your questions. benevol Switzerland provides practical and informative factsheets (available in German and French) to download on the benevol Switzerland website.