Hi @Amanda Englehart2! I look forward to any other responses from other ministry partners for their best practices.
I would definitely suggest you checkout any of our Volunteer Management content in MinistrySmart Academy. You can get there by clicking the Owl icon in the top right corner in Realm. We also have a direct link through the orange icon on the right side of this page that talks about Live Events.
We have content that covers Skills and Interests, the relationship of those with Roles and Teams, and more. I would not suggest using custom fields for skills and... (More)