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
Youth Volunteer Application - Huntington Beach, CA
This Youth Vlunteer Application from Huntington Beach includes information for the adult, and requires an adult signature.
Teen Volunteer Applications teen volunteers, youth volunteers, Application, forms 2013
Young Adult Volunteer Application - Fresno County Library, CA
Young Adult/Teen application form used by Fresno County Library
Teen Volunteer Applications Teen, Application, Form 2010
Worker's Comp Coverage/VolunteerAgreement - Paso Robles, CA
Describes both library and volunteer responsibilities of the volunteer relationship, including acknowledgement of Worker's Comp coverage.
Volunteer Agreements volunteer agreement, worker's comp, forms 2011
Whom Don't We Ask to Volunteer?
We all know the common wisdom (backed up by research, actually) that the number one reason people volunteer or give money is because they were asked… more
Volunteer Recruitment Recruitment 2014
When Recognition Hurts Recruitment (and what we might do about it)
Ask yourself if how you’re publicizing volunteer recognition might be sending an unwanted message to new potential recruits
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2019
VolunteerMatch/LinkedIn Recruitment Partnership Instructions
VolunteerMatch and LinkedIn have teamed up to use both of their vast networks to help us recruit high skilled volunteers! Here’s how it works:
• If… more
Volunteer RecruitmentVolunteerMatch Recruitment, online recruitment 2014
VolunteerMatch FAQs
This document answers some frequently asked questions about using VolunteerMatch.
VolunteerMatchVolunteerMatch Tools and Resources VolunteerMatch 2010
Volunteer Service Agreement - California State Library
Volunteer Service Agreement to be signed by volunteer and section supervisor.
Volunteer Agreements Agreement 2010
Volunteer Service Agreemenmt - Oceanside, CA
Oceanside (CA) Public Library's volunteer agreement -- includes their confidentiality policy.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Agreements Confidentiality Policy 2018
Volunteer Screening Handbook - Volunteer Canada
Provides a very clear 10 step process for screening volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing interview 2008
Volunteer Reporter -- San Francisco Public Library, CA
San Francisco Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volunteer Reporter." This document describes its features, and is… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
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 Recognition: Matching Motivation to Rewards
A great summary of findings on volunteer recognition and why people volunteer from Volunteer Alberta from the Canada volunteer survey.
Volunteer Recognition recognition, why people volunteer 2000
Volunteer Recognition: Just Say No To Years of Service Awards
In this 15 minute podcast, Carol Dixon, Director of Mission Services & Volunteer Resources at Providence Health Care, draws on over 35 years in… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2015
Volunteer Recognition Model - University of Kentucky, 4-H
This model was developed as a tool for Extension agents and volunteer administrators to use in designing their own comprehensive volunteer… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2010
Volunteer Program Evaluation Checklist - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
View the archived here: https… more
Volunteer HandbooksStaff Training 2018
Volunteer Policies and Procedures - California State Library
Policies and procedures manual, including forms, used by the California State Library for their volunteer program.
Adult Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks forms, policies 2010
Volunteer Opportunities Flyer -- Monrovia, CA
Volunteer recruitment flyer used by Monrovia Public Library
Publicity and Promotion Recruitment, brochure 2011
Volunteer Manager - San Jose Public Library, CA
Sample staff job description for the San Jose Public Library's Volunteer Manager position.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator, volunteer manager 2009
Volunteer Impact -- San Jose Public Library, CA
San Jose Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volgistics." This document describes its features, and is a review of… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011