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 COVID-19 Waiver - Huntington Beach CA
Waiver form for volunteer signature during COVID-19 pandemic
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, policy and procedure, policy, Waiver 2021
Survey re: Volunteer Return after COVID-19 - Paso Robles CA
The Paso Robles library developed this survey as a way to determine their volunteers' interest in returning to their volunteer positions following… more
Volunteer HandbooksStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys, COVID-19 2021
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy - Columbus Metropolitan Library - OH
This form is used with volunteers at the Columbus Metropolitan Library in Ohio.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy -Barrie Public Library - Ontario, Canada
This document is used by the Barrie Public Library in Ontario Canada.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Risk & Screening Levels - Barrie Public Library Ontario, Canada
This matrix, developed and used by the Barrie Public Library in Ontario Canada identifies 5 levels of risk associated with volunteer positions, and… more
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingVolunteer Handbooks Risk Management, background checks 2021
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy - Dauphin County PA
Volunteer Confidentiality statement used by the Dauphin County Library System.
Confidentiality Policies Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Personal Appearance Guidelines - Dauphin County PA
Policy used to describe volunteer appearance -- includes a list of what's appropriate and what's not.
Volunteer Handbooks policy, dress code 2021
Diversity Statement - Indianapolis Public Library IN
Statement of Diversity from the Indianapolis Public Library.
Volunteer Handbooks diversity, equity, inclusion, policy 2021
Phased Reopening Plan - Ann Arbor MI
Scroll down in  this link to find Ann Arbor's phased re-opening plan during the pandemic.
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19 2021
Volunteer Exit Interview Survey - Barrie Public Library - Canada
Survey used for exiting volunteers by the Barrie Public Library. Created to be used in SurveyMonkey or other online survey format.
Volunteer Handbooks Exit, Exit Interview 2021
Criminal Records Check Policy - Portland OR
Policy on criminal history background checks for volunteers from the Multnomah County Library in Oregon.
Volunteer Handbooks policy, background checks, criminal background check 2020
Annual Volunteer Survey - Cedar Rapids Public Library IA
This volunteer survey is used annually by the Cedar Rapids Iowa Public Library.
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys 2020
Branch Volunteer Coordinator Responsibilities - Indianapolis IN
Indianapolis Public Library has one central Volunteer Coordinator and then a staff member assigned as the volunteer coordinator in each branch. If… more
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions branch, branch coordinator 2020
Waiver & Release of Liability Specific to Covid-19 for Clients & Volunteers - Equest, Dallas TX
Although not a library, this document was shared by a non-profit organization in Dallas Texas in preparation for beginning their service during COVID… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Waiver, Liability Waiver 2020
Volunteer Exit Survey - Multnomah County Library - OR
This is the form used by the Multnomah County Library asking for feedback from a volunteer who is leaving their service.
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys, Exit 2020
Volunteer Handbook - Lewiston City Library ID
Volunteer Handbook used by the Lewiston City Library in Idaho.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook 2020
COVID-19 Protocol for Volunteers - Equest, Dallas TX
Although not a library, this document was shared by a non-profit organization in Dallas Texas in preparation for beginning their service during COVID… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Waiver, Liability Waiver 2020
Staff Survey re: Volunteer Needs During the Pandemic - Cedar Rapids PL - IA
This survey was used to determine staff priorities for bringing back volunteers during the pandemic, and identifying new volunteer roles that need to… more
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersStrategic Planning surveys, COVID-19 2020
Volunteer Handbook - City of Boulder CO
This is the recently revised (2019) handbook for the volunteer program for the City of Boulder Colorado.
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2020
Survey of Branch Library Volunteer Coordinators - Charlotte Mecklenberg Library - NC
This survey is used by the Volunteer Coordinator at the Charlotte Mecklenberg Library to assess needs, issues and ideas from the branch library… more
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys, branch coordinator, branch 2020