Management Tools

Find applications, agreement forms, handbooks, training and orientation manuals and other tools here.

NOTE: These are examples from public libraries and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

Title Keyword Tags Year
Recognizing Online Volunteers and Using the Intern
In this article, Jayne Cravens describes how to use the Internet to recognize the efforts of ALL volunteers, both those who perform most of their… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition
Test Search Target
unique phrases abound.  Orwell Huxley.
Volunteer Management Systems
Recognizing Volunteers in 2017
Volunteer Canada's 2013 Volunteer Recognition Study illuminated a gap between how volunteers want to be recognized and the volunteer recognition… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition
Background Checks - Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Q&A Background Checks
By John Patterson, Senior Program Director, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
The Nonprofit Risk Management Center receives… more
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Screening / Interviewing background checks 1970
Exploding the Big Banquet: An Incendiary Analysis
Do our Present Volunteers Require Annual Banqueting? Maybe some do, but not as many as some seem to think. Among myriad motivation studies I have… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 1987
Volunteer Recognition: Matching Motivation to Rewards
A great summary of findings on volunteer recognition and why people volunteer from Volunteer Alberta from the Canada volunteer survey.
 
Volunteer Recognition recognition, why people volunteer 2000
Volunteer Coordinator - Fresno County Library, CA
Sample staff job description for Fresno County Library's Volunteer Coordinator position.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator 2000
Liability, Insurance and Risk Management Issues for Volunteer Programs
In today’s litigious society, it is important to understand the risks faced in your volunteer program—for both your volunteers and your organization… more
Volunteer Handbooks policy 2004
Volunteer Handbook - Fresno County, CA
Fresno County Library's Volunteer Handbook.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, handbook, policy and procedures 2004
12 Key Actions of Volunteer Program Champions: CEOs Who Lead the Way
Twelve key actions for CEO support of volunteers outlined in this article (free to download) by Betty Stallings are based on interviews with CEOs who… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers 2005
Adult Volunteer Application - Solano County Library, CA
Adult Volunteer Application used by the Solano County Library.
Adult Volunteer Applications Adult, Application, Form 2007
Volunteer Screening Handbook - Volunteer Canada
Provides a very clear 10 step process for screening volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing interview 2008
Strategic Volunteer Engagement: A Guide for Nonprofit and Public Sector Leaders
This RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the University of Texas, Austin publication offers offer here a strategic framework and… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers Strategic 2009
Managing Your VolunteerMatch Account: Jurisdiction & Branch Administrative Options
Trying to decide how to set up your VolunteerMatch account(s)? Do you want the information and action to all be centralized as a library… more
VolunteerMatchVolunteerMatch Tools and Resources VolunteerMatch 2009
Volunteer Manager - San Jose Public Library, CA
Sample staff job description for the San Jose Public Library's Volunteer Manager position.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator, volunteer manager 2009
Computer Coach Workplan - Huntington Beach, CA
Work plan created by Huntington Beach Public Library to prepare for creating a volunteer computer coach program.
Volunteer Engagement Workplans computer coach 2010
Volunteer Policies and Procedures - California State Library
Policies and procedures manual, including forms, used by the California State Library for their volunteer program.
Adult Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks forms, policies 2010
Sample Volunteer Recognition Survey - SurveyMonkey
A sample survey you could modify to fit your needs.
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2010
Homework Help Workplan -- Torrance, CA
Work plan created by Torrance Public Library to prepare for creating a volunteer homework help program.
Volunteer Engagement Workplans Homework Help 2010
Outreach Ambassador Workplan - Marin County, CA
Work plan created by Marin County Library to prepare for creating a volunteer outreach ambassador program.
Volunteer Engagement Workplans outreach 2010