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 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
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 Application Form - Fresno County CA
Fresno County Library's volunteer application revised in 2021.
Adult Volunteer ApplicationsTeen Volunteer Applications Application 2021
Volunteer Handbook - Fresno County Library, CA
Volunteer Handbook for Fresno County Library revised 2021.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, policy and procedures 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
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - July 2021
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks policies, Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes, grievance, harassment, discrimination, customers, conference, Child abuse, photo release, orientation, Training, COVID-19 2021
Volunteer Time Record - Fresno County Library, CA
Volunteer Time Record of Fresno County Library revised 2021.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Management Systems timesheet 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
Vulnerable Populations Policy for Volunteers - Multnomah County OR
To protect vulnerable populations from harm and volunteers from false allegations, and to uphold
the library’s value of respect, volunteers must… more
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2021
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - December 2021
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, tech tutor, branch, intern, literacy, tutoring, Skills Based Volunteers 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
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - January 2021
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer HandbooksStrategic Planning COVID-19, virtual volunteer, virtual, equity, diversity, inclusion, recognition 2021