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
Volunteer Release Form - Austin Public Library - TX
This is the Volunteer Release Form developed and used by the Austin Texas Public Library.
Volunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks Liability Waiver, liability, Risk Management 2020
Volunteer Engagement Specialist Job Description - Indianapolis IN
This is the job description for the person who plays the volunteer engagement coordinator role at the Indianapolis Public Library. Updated in 2020
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Library Volunteer Coordinator - City of Orange CA
This is the job description for the City of Orange (CA) library's volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Guidelines for Virtual Recognition - San Jose Public Library CA
San Jose Public Library developed these guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 in order to guide staff in recognition of volunteers… more
Volunteer RecognitionStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers recognition, COVID-19 2020
Volunteer Coordinator - Sacramento Public Library CA
This is the volunteer coordinator job description for the Sacramento (CA) Public Library -- dated 2015, but still in use as of 2020.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Library Volunteer COVID-19 Agreement - Mesa County Libraries CO
This form is used by the Mesa County Libraries as a waiver that volunteers must sign and submit in order to participate in library volunteer… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Form 2020
202 Annual Report - Metropolitan Library System OK
Nice to see the 2020 annual report of the Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County OK showcasing the volunteer activities (page 16)
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2020
Criminal Records Check Policy - Portland OR
Policy on criminal history background checks for volunteers from the Multnomah County Library in Oregon.
Volunteer Handbooks policy, background checks, criminal background check 2020
Volunteer Handbook - Pacific Grove CA
Volunteer Handbook used by the City of Pacific Grove, California.
 
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies, procedures 2019
Adult Volunteer Application - Huntington Beach CA
Volunteer Application Form used by Huntington Beach Public Library - 2019.
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2019
Beyond Retention: How to get better data to inform your volunteer engagement strategy
This article helps you answer the question "How do I know if my volunteer strategies are working?" by inviting you to go beyond just volunteer… more
Strategic PlanningPublicity and Promotion evaluation, program evaluation, Assess 2019
Five Survey Templates to Measure Volunteer and Board Satisfaction
Volunteers are valuable assets who put in their time, effort, and sweat to nurture the lifeblood of the organization. Therefore, it's important to… more
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys 2019
Return on Investment Worksheet & Infographic Templates
California's Get Involved Regional Leaders develop networking and training events for library volunteer engagement coordinators in their regions… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
How to Find a VMS System That Actually Meets Your Needs
There are a lot of VMS choices out there, probably something for every program, depending on your size and budget. This brief article provides things… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Data Management 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template #1
This is one of 3 templates you can use to report annual statistics and return on investment of your volunteer program. Each of the 3 templates varies… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template #2
This is one of 3 templates you can use to report annual statistics and return on investment of your volunteer program. Each of the 3 templates varies… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
The Volunteer Perspective - Industry Insights 2019
Sterling Volunteers surveyed over 7,000 volunteers to get their thoughts and opinions on a wide range of important topics facing nonprofits,… more
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingVolunteer Recognition background checks 2019
Volunteer Handbook - San Jose Public Library, CA
San Jose Public Library's Volunteer Handbook revised 2019.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, Policies Handbook 2019
Volunteers in Plano Annual Report
Sample annual report from a volunteer program in Plano Texas
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template #3
This is one of 3 templates you can use to report annual statistics and return on investment of your volunteer program. Each of the 3 templates varies… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019