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 Reference Check Questions - Kitchener Public Library
Volunteer Reference Check questions used by the Kitchener Public Library for their English Conversation Circle volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing reference check, Form 2022
Volunteer Liaisons Handbook - Deschutes Public Library OR
This Working with Volunteers handbook was created for the Volunteer Liaison staff members in other departments and branches of the Deschutes Public… more
Volunteer HandbooksStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers liaison, procedures, policy and procedure 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - February 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Friends of the Library, Memorials, staff as volunteers, COVID-19, minors, reference check, change management, vaccine, swag, recognition, Advisory Groups, diversity, equity, inclusion, racism, strategic planning, Goals, Professional Development, CVA, Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes 2022
Volunteer Handbook - Metropolitan Library System, OK
Revised 2022 by the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, procedures, liaison 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - March 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Niche Academy, Unions, Seed library, Bookmobile, technology, Booksales, White Saviorism, diversity, equity, inclusion, Public Records, Name badge Nametag, name badge 2022
Homebound Delivery Driver Agreement - Arlington Heights IL
This form is signed by all volunteers driving their own cars to deliver materials to the homebound for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
NOTE:… more
Volunteer Handbooks forms, Homebound 2022
Adult Volunteer Application - Arlington Heights IL
Online application form used by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Form for Staff to Request Volunteers - Sherwood OR
This form is used by the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator in Sherwood Oregon for staff to request volunteers.
See an example from Arlington Heights… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers forms, request volunteers 2022
Adult Volunteer Application - Lincoln City OR
Online volunteer application used by the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City Oregon
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Form for Staff to Request Volunteers - Arlington Heights IL
Form used by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library's Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for staff to request volunteers.
See another example from… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers forms, request volunteers 2022
Volunteer Exit Survey - London Public Library
Volunteer Exit Survey used by the London Public Library, Ontario, Canada
Volunteer Handbooks surveys, Exit, Exit Interview 2022
Volunteer Appreciation: Not just a week, but a culture
National Volunteer Appreciation Week (which always falls on the third week of April) can be a helpful reminder to get intentional about thanking… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes - August 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Recruitment Little Free Library, Storywalks, Gender, LGBTQ, Homebound, Home delivery, sex offender, Recruitment, difficult volunteers, reference check, communications, volunteer supervisor, Staff requests for volunteers, event planning, supervising, Board, Trustees 2022
Annual Volunteer Engagement Report - Los Angeles Public Library
2020-2021 annual report on volunteer engagement of the Los Angeles Public Library.
Publicity and Promotion Reporting, annual report 2022
Adding Shifts to Your VolunteerMatch postings
Instructions for how to add shift options to your VolunteerMatch posts.
VolunteerMatch shifts 2022
15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Volunteer Coordinator
Types of questions and sample questions to aid in your interviews for a new volunteer engagement coordinator.
Volunteer Coordinator Interview Questions 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes - September 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Home delivery, Homebound, diversity, equity, inclusion, retention, greeters, Banned Book Week, collaboration, partnering, Dolly Parton Imagination Library 2022
Records Retention Practices - Indianapolis Public Library IN
This procedure is used by the Indianapolis Public Library for record retention for support programs and volunteer resources.
Volunteer Handbooks Record Keeping, policies, procedures, retention 2022
Consent Waiver & Sign-in Sheet - Sherwood OR
Form used by the City of Sherwood Oregon as a sign-in sheet and waiver for participants in a project.
Volunteer Handbooks Waiver, Form 2022
Statement of Ethics for Library Trustees - Cedar Rapids IA
Ethics statement approved by Cedar Rapids Public Library's board in 2022.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Agreements Board, Trustees, Ethics 2022