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
Adult Volunteer Application - Huntington Beach CA
Volunteer Application Form used by Huntington Beach Public Library - 2019.
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2019
Beyond Retention: How to get better data to inform your volunteer engagement strategy
This article helps you answer the question "How do I know if my volunteer strategies are working?" by inviting you to go beyond just volunteer… more
Strategic PlanningPublicity and Promotion evaluation, program evaluation, Assess 2019
Five Survey Templates to Measure Volunteer and Board Satisfaction
Volunteers are valuable assets who put in their time, effort, and sweat to nurture the lifeblood of the organization. Therefore, it's important to… more
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys 2019
Return on Investment Worksheet & Infographic Templates
California's Get Involved Regional Leaders develop networking and training events for library volunteer engagement coordinators in their regions… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
How to Find a VMS System That Actually Meets Your Needs
There are a lot of VMS choices out there, probably something for every program, depending on your size and budget. This brief article provides things… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Data Management 2019
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy - Long Beach Public Library CA
This statement of confidentiality for volunteers is used by the Long Beach Public Library's Center for Adaptive Technology.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality, policies 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template #1
This is one of 3 templates you can use to report annual statistics and return on investment of your volunteer program. Each of the 3 templates varies… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template #2
This is one of 3 templates you can use to report annual statistics and return on investment of your volunteer program. Each of the 3 templates varies… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
The Volunteer Perspective - Industry Insights 2019
Sterling Volunteers surveyed over 7,000 volunteers to get their thoughts and opinions on a wide range of important topics facing nonprofits,… more
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingVolunteer Recognition background checks 2019
Volunteer Handbook - San Jose Public Library, CA
San Jose Public Library's Volunteer Handbook revised 2019.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, Policies Handbook 2019
Volunteers in Plano Annual Report
Sample annual report from a volunteer program in Plano Texas
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template #3
This is one of 3 templates you can use to report annual statistics and return on investment of your volunteer program. Each of the 3 templates varies… more
Publicity and PromotionCapacity BuildingStaff Training ROI, annual report 2019
Sample Volunteer Handbook - VolunteerMatch
This sample handout was created by VolunteerMatch, and shared in our April 2019 Webinar -- Playing By The Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer… more
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies 2019
Volunteer Guidelines - Lake Travis Community Library (TX)
This is a great two-page volunteer guidelines document that includes some nice policy wording and a terrific compact and readable format from the… more
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks policies 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE A
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Volunteer Annual Report Infographic - Ann Arbor MI
2018 Annual Report on volunteer engagement for the Ann Arbor (MI) District Library.
Publicity and Promotion annual report, infographic 2018
Directory of Volunteer Engagement Professional Associations by Geographic Region
Looking for a place to meet up with other volunteer engagement professionals for networking and problem solving? A list of DOVIAs (Directors of… more
Capacity BuildingStaff Training DOVIA, Professional Development, Professional Association 2018
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE B
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE C
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Volunteer Annual Report Infographic - Arlington TX
Infographic annual report on volunteer engagement from the Arlington Texas Public Library
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2018