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
14 Volunteer Interview Questions
A good place to start when planning your volunteer interview practices. Find more resources in this Clearinghouse by selecting the "Interviewing… more
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing screening 2015
15 Most Popular Strategic Planning Templates - Clearpoint
15 downloadable templates to assist with your strategic planning efforts provided by Clearpoint Strategies.
Strategic Planning planning, strategic planning 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
2020 Annual Report - Metropolitan Library System OK
Nice to see the 2020 annual report of the Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County OK showcasing the volunteer activities (page 16)
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2020
3 Ways to Recognize Volunteers
Volunteer appreciation can be tough, because not all volunteers like to be thanked in the same way. Here are three great ideas to make your "… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2015
4 Steps to Grow Your Volunteer Program with LinkedIn
Learn how to use LinkedIn and a free VolunteerMatch tool to extend your online recruitment reach to millions of potential volunteers on LinkedIn.
Volunteer RecruitmentVolunteerMatchOn-line Volunteer RecruitmentVolunteerMatch Tools and Resources LinkedIn, social media, Recruitment 2015
50 Project Ideas for Skilled Volunteers That Build Your Capacity
A great list of potential roles for skills based volunteers.
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersVolunteer Recruitment Skilled Volunteers 2017
7 Ways to Use Infographics to Recruit Volunteers and Tell Your Story
Tips for using infographics to tell your story.
Publicity and Promotion infographics 2017
A Consumer's Guide to Volunteer Management Systems - Idealware
An introduction to volunteer management software -- what's available, what to expect, and how different systems compare.
Volunteer Management Systems 2011
A Letter to Nonprofits that Want to Hire a Volunteer Manager
A terrific brief piece by Elisa Kosarin on things to consider when preparing to hire a volunteer engagement coordinator.
Volunteer Coordinator Interview QuestionsVolunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator 2017
Access - Downey (CA) Public Library Literacy - screenshots
Downey Public Library created their volunteer management system for the literacy program on Access. This document is a series of screen shots you… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Access -- Downey (CA) Public Library Literacy -- Review/Features
Downey Public Library created their volunteer management system for the literacy program on Access. This document is a "review" of the… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Adding Shifts to Your VolunteerMatch postings
Instructions for how to add shift options to your VolunteerMatch posts.
VolunteerMatch shifts 2022
Adult Literacy Workplan- San Jose Public Library, CA
This work plan created by San Jose Public Library describes outreach strategies to advance the Partners in Reading (PAR) adult literacy program.… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans adult literacy, work plan, outreach 2011
Adult Volunteer Application - Arlington Heights IL
Online application form used by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Adult Volunteer Application - Buckeye Library, AZ
This is the adult volunteer application used by the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona.
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2017
Adult Volunteer Application - Huntington Beach CA
Volunteer Application Form used by Huntington Beach Public Library - 2019.
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2019
Adult Volunteer Application - Lincoln City OR
Online volunteer application used by the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City Oregon
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Adult Volunteer Application - Solano County Library, CA
Adult Volunteer Application used by the Solano County Library.
Adult Volunteer Applications Adult, Application, Form 2007
Advice for Choosing Volunteer Management Software
Maintained by Jayne Cravens of Coyote Communications, this is a very good list of all the volunteer tracking mechanisms out there, with a matrix that… more
Volunteer Management Systems Tracking 2011