Hot Topics Archive
|Hot Topic for August 2021||Strategic Planning||
NOTE: More resources can be found by clicking on “Management Tools” and using the drop-down menu to select “Strategic Planning.”
|What's New for July 2021||Recently added|
|Hot Topic for June 2021||Volunteer Confidentiality Agreements||
SEE ALSO: Many Volunteer Handbooks contain confidentiality policies. To view sample handbooks, click on “Management Tools” then select “Volunteer Handbooks” from the drop-down menu.
|Hot Topic for May 2021||Volunteer Handbooks||
Note: For more sample handbooks and individual policies, including Confidentiality, COVID-19 and more, click on Management Tools, and select Volunteer Handbooks from the dropdown menu.
And please send us your handbook to share -- see Share Your Materials below.
|Hot Topic for April 2021||More COVID & Virtual Volunteer Resources|
|What's New for March 2021||Recently added||
|What's New for February 2021||Recently added||
|Hot Topic for January 2021||Public Relations Tools to Help Demonstrate Your Worth||
“Because You’re Worth It: Showcasing the Value of You and Your Volunteer Program” – FREE archived webinar from the Texas Volunteer Management Conference
|2nd Hot Topic for December 2020||Diverse and Inclusive Volunteer Engagement - Part 2||
Moving Forward: Taking Action on Race and Equity (a Points of Light webinar archive)
Note: Don't miss additional resources on this topic by clicking on "More Hot Topics" below and scrolling to July 2020
|What's New for December 2020||Recently added||
|2nd Hot Topic For November 2020||Intern Job Descriptions||
Many thanks to Linda Groscost at Orange Public Library for sharing these intern positions that could also easily be revised into volunteer job descriptions if you don't have an intern program. REMEMBER: if you share something we post to the clearinghouse, you get a free book! (Click the Share Materials Link below)
|Hot Topic for November 2020||Survey Examples|
|2nd Hot Topic For October 2020||Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions||
|Hot Topic for October 2020||More Pandemic Resources||
|Hot Topic for September 2020||More on Skilled and Virtual Volunteers||
“Designing Virtual Opportunities, Managing Remote Volunteers” – Recording of August 26, 2020 webinar
Skills-Based Volunteerism 201: Project Scoping and Planning - Archived webinar from ServeOhio
|Hot Topic for August 2020||More COVID -19 Ideas and Protocols||
|2nd Hot Topic For July 2020||Re-Opening the Library to Volunteers During COVID-19||
*NOTE: We have added a COVID-19 tag to the Get Involved Clearinghouse – if you just want an overview of what’s specifically here on that topic, type COVID-19 into the search box above.
|Hot Topic for July 2020||Diverse and Inclusive Volunteer Engagement||
|Hot Topic for June 2020||Engage Virtual Volunteers While We Shelter in Place – TEEN EDITION||
Austin Public Library Teen Virtual Volunteer Program
When the Austin Public Library closed for the corona virus there was concern about the need to keep staff busy during telework, so Stephanie designed teen volunteer assignments to function more like a teen program that would create supervision opportunities for staff.
Here are the virtual volunteer positions she created for teens:
More Teen Ideas:
|2nd Hot Topic For May 2020||Engage Virtual Volunteers While We Shelter in Place - Part 3||
Many thanks to our library friends around the country who are sharing their COVID-19 plans and materials!
Sample Volunteer Re-Engagement Surveys:
Ideas for Summer and Re-Opening Volunteer Roles: