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
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
Sample Volunteer Handbook - VolunteerMatch
This sample handout was created by VolunteerMatch, and shared in our April 2019 Webinar -- Playing By The Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer… more
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies 2019
Volunteer Guidelines - Lake Travis Community Library (TX)
This is a great two-page volunteer guidelines document that includes some nice policy wording and a terrific compact and readable format from the… more
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks policies 2019
When Recognition Hurts Recruitment (and what we might do about it)
Ask yourself if how you’re publicizing volunteer recognition might be sending an unwanted message to new potential recruits
 
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2019
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
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
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
Directory of Volunteer Engagement Professional Associations by Geographic Region
Looking for a place to meet up with other volunteer engagement professionals for networking and problem solving? A list of DOVIAs (Directors of… more
Capacity BuildingStaff Training DOVIA, Professional Development, Professional Association 2018
Volunteer Service Agreemenmt - Oceanside, CA
Oceanside (CA) Public Library's volunteer agreement -- includes their confidentiality policy.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Agreements Confidentiality Policy 2018
Don't Just Recognize Volunteers, Invest in Them ... and in Yourself
Rather than spending time and money on the typical recognition event or gift, consider taking the time to recognize their talents and invest in your… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2018
Sample Interview Questions for Volunteers - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
View the archived here: https… more
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing interview 2018
Sample Confidentiality Agreement - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
View the archived here: https… more
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality 2018
Volunteer Program Evaluation Checklist - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
View the archived here: https… more
Volunteer HandbooksStaff Training 2018
CRM Integration - Idealware
Your library or nonprofit interacts with a lot of people, from program participants to donors to volunteers to board members. A good Constituent… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Data Management 2018
Volunteer Engagement Roles
This matrix, developed by Carla Lehn, identifies organizational roles to be played in in achieving successful volunteer engagement. From the director… more
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersCapacity BuildingEngaging Staff and UnionsStaff Training Director, Board, volunteer coordinator 2018
Building Capacity Through Volunteer Leadership
In a world where people are increasingly time poor, volunteering competes with work, family and leisure activities. As a result, many individuals are… more
Capacity BuildingEngaging High Impact Volunteers leadership 2018
Top 5 Tips for Working with Teens as Volunteers
A 17 year old active volunteer shares tips in this blogpost from Volunteer Maine.
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersMillennials Teen 2017