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
Poke Pin and Tag: Using Social Media to Engage Volunteers
Ways to think about using Social Media to get or keep volunteer engaged.
Volunteer Recruitment social media, Recruitment 2013
Teen Volunteer Application - Oakland Public Library, CA
Teen Volunteer Application -- includes Permission form for parent/guardian signature.
Teen Volunteer Applications Teen, Application, Form 2013
Survey of Software Tools Used to Track and Manage Volunteers
The results of the survey of volunteer management software launched by Rob Jackson( and Jayne Cravens (coyotecommunications.… more
Volunteer Management Systems 2012
Volunteer Impact - Kern County Library, CA
Kern County Library provides their assessment of the Volunteer Management System - Volunteer Impact.
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2012
Volunteer Agreement: ESL Conversation Club Coordinator - San Jose, CA
Document outlines roles, responsibilities and timeline for volunteers in charge of coordinating ESL Conversation Clubs. Includes signature lines for… more
Volunteer Agreements leadership, coordinator, ESL, ESL conversation circle 2012
Interview Questions: ESL Conversation Club Coordinator - San Jose, CA
Sample interview questions for the volunteer position - ESL Conversation Club Coordinator.
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers ESL, coordinator, skilled, ESL conversation cirle 2012
Volunteer Coordinator Job Description - Orange Public Library, CA
This full time position at Orange Public Library is part-time volunteer coordinator, and has other duties to make it a full time position.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator 2012
This website, developed by Volunteer2, contains sample materials from all kinds of volunteer programs from around the world.
Volunteer Handbooks 2012
Goal Setting Worksheet
Need a format for setting goals and developing action plans for your program? Here's a template from VolunteerMatch.
Strategic Planning 2012
Guidelines for Volunteers Working with Children - Huntington Beach, CA
This document contains a signature line for the volunteer to sign saying they understand appropriate behaviors when working with children at the… more
Volunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks policies, liability 2012
Book to Action- Hayward Public Library, CA
Learn about Book to Action, an innovative approach to convening a book discussion, author event and service projects that benefits the community.
Publicity and Promotion Book to action, books to action, book discussion, Book Club, graphic design, marketing 2012
Background Checks Procedure - Huntington Beach, CA
This brief document identifies which volunteer positions require a background check, and outlines the process for doing it.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Screening / Interviewing background checks, policies 2012
Book to Action- Oceanside Public Library, CA
Learn about Book to Action, an innovative approach to convening a book discussion, author event and service projects that benefits the community.
Publicity and Promotion paws to help, book discussion, Book to action, books to action, graphic design, children 2012
Volunteer Handbook - Paso Robles City Library, CA
Paso Robles' newly completed (July 2012) Volunteer Handbook includes volunteer program mission statement and objectives, expectations and… more
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2012
Volgistics - Huntington Beach (CA) Public Library's Review
Huntington Beach Public Library provides their assessment of the Volunteer Management System - Volgistics.
Volunteer Management Systems Reporting 2012
Juvenile Detention Facility Tutoring Program Flyer - Yolo County, CA
The Yolo County Library and Yolo County Probation Department are partnering to provide literacy services to youth incarcerated at the Juvenile… more
Publicity and Promotion adult literacy 2012
Six-Week Tutor/Learner Match Review - Nevada County, CA
Document used by Nevada County Library's literacy program to follow up with a volunteer tutor six weeks after they've been matched with an… more
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersAdult Literacy 2012
National Assn of Counties - Volunteer Toolbox
The National Association of Counties (NACo), along with its affiliate, The National Association of Volunteer
Programs in Local Government (NAVPLG)… more
Adult Volunteer ApplicationsStaff Guides for Working with VolunteersVolunteer Handbooks 2012
St. Helena Community Arts Volunteer Engagement Work Plan - CA
This work plan describes the St. Helena Public Library Community Arts initiative which aims to extend its reach into new areas of the community… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans arts, volunteer engagement, work plan 2011
Volunteer Handbook - Kern County, CA
Packet of background, policies and guidelines materials for volunteers.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies, guidelines 2011