On the civivolunteer role options page you can edit the roles and fill out a description field. That is great but how do I use the description field on event pages where civivolunteer is enabled? I just get a drop down box listing the label. And obviously we can add description text to the event page, but that seems wrong. Where is the role description displayed?
The role description is currently used in two primary places.
On your volunteer opportunities page, you'll notice a small quote bubble next to each role that has a description defined. Clicking the bubble will bring up a popup listing the description.
The other place the description is used is in the confirmation email sent to the volunteer after signup.