Management Tools

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

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

Titlesort descending Year
Adult Volunteer Application - Solano County Library
Adult Volunteer Application used by the Solano County Library.
2007
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 many questions concerning the screening of staff and volunteers using criminal history record checks. Criminal history record checks are important risk management tools but must not replace other risk management strategies designed to lessen the opportunity for abuse of vulnerable service recipients. No background check is perfect and the fact that an applicant appears to have a clean record is not predictive of future behavior.
Background Checks Procedure - Huntington Beach
This brief document identifies which volunteer positions require a background check, and outlines the process for doing it.
2012
Basic Volunteer Conduct - San Bernardino County
Basic expectations handout given to volunteers at the San Bernardino County Library.
2011
Best Practice Guidelines for Screening Volunteers: FInding the Right Match
Provides a very clear 10 step process for screening volunteers.
Tags: interview
2008
Best Practices and Recommended Policies for California State Agencies
This comprehensive manual of suggested best practices and recommended policies for California State Agencies was compiled and published by California Volunteers in collaboration with the State Agency Volunteer Coordinator Forum. While compiled for state agency use, this comprehensive volunteer program manual will provide food for thought for any public agency.
2013
Book to Action- Hayward Public Library
Learn about Book to Action, an innovative approach to convening a book discussion, author event and service projects that benefits the community.
2012
Book to Action- Oceanside Public Library
Learn about Book to Action, an innovative approach to convening a book discussion, author event and service projects that benefits the community.
2012
Branch Coordinator of Volunteer Engagement - San Jose
Job Description used by San Jose Public Library for staff responsible for volunteer engagement in a library branch or unit.
2010
Branch Volunteer Liaison - Yuma County Library District
The Yuma County Library District has a staff member at each of their branches who plays the role of Branch Volunteer Liaison for their branch. The role and expectations for each of those Branch Liaisons is described in this document.
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2017

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