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 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
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
Annual Volunteer Survey - San Jose Public Library CA
This is the survey used in 2020 by the San Jose Public Library's volunteer engagement team to gather information from their volunteers for reporting.
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersStrategic Planning surveys, annual report 2020
Youth Protection Policy - Indianapolis IN
Library Procedures for maintaining a safe and secure environment for young people who visit the Library or are involved in Library programs and… more
Volunteer Handbooks safety, children, Youth 2020
Relative Impact Model for Measuring the ROI of Volunteer Engagement
Description, worksheet and example of Better Impact's "Relative Impact" model for calculating Return on Investment (ROI) of volunteer engagement.
Strategic Planning ROI, Return on Investment 2020
Youth Library Volunteer Parental Agreement - Cedar Rapids IA
Developed and utilized by the Cedar Rapids Public Library in Iowa, this form lays out expectations and guidelines for teen volunteers and their… more
Teen Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer Agreements Teen, guidelines, policies, Agreement 2020
Book Store Fundraiser - "Secret Santa" - Indianapolis IN
A creative idea for expanding book sales during a pandemic, engaging volunteers in a fun way, and helping folks with their Christmas shopping. Here's… more
Publicity and Promotion Book sale, Book store, COVID-19 2020
COVID-19 Volunteer Acknowledgment Form - Gail Borden PL, IL
This document was developed by the Gail Borden Public Library in Illinois to inform volunteers about safety issues and requirements for returning to… more
Volunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks COVID-19 2020
The Volunteer Newsletter Template You Need to Start Using
Recommendations on best newsletter practices from Tobi Johnson at VolunteerPro.
Publicity and Promotion newsletter 2020
Volunteer Release Form - Austin Public Library - TX
This is the Volunteer Release Form developed and used by the Austin Texas Public Library.
Volunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks Liability Waiver, liability, Risk Management 2020
Volunteer Engagement Specialist Job Description - Indianapolis IN
This is the job description for the person who plays the volunteer engagement coordinator role at the Indianapolis Public Library. Updated in 2020
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Library Volunteer Coordinator - City of Orange CA
This is the job description for the City of Orange (CA) library's volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020