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
Tutor & Learner Responsibilities - Carlsbad CA
These lists of responsibilities are used in preparing new adult learners and volunteer tutors for their roles at the Carlsbad City Library Literacy… more
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer AgreementsVolunteer Screening / Interviewing adult literacy, literacy 2023
Volunteer Recognition Survey - City of Corona CA
Volunteer Recognition Survey used by the City of Corona California
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys 2023
Role Descriptions for Branch Volunteer Coordinators - Columbus OH
These outlines are used by the Columbus Metropolitan Library volunteer services office to describe the roles of volunteer engagement coordinators in… more
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions branch coordinator 2023
Volunteer Handbook - Charlotte Mecklenberg Library - NC
Charlotte Mecklenberg Library's Volunteer Handbook updated May, 2023.
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2023
All About You Questionnaire - Charlotte-Mecklenberg NC
This form is used at the Charlotte-Mecklenberg library to help get to know their volunteers better.
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers Lived experience, surveys 2023
Group Volunteer Interviews
The London Public Library has begun group interviews for volunteers. They have started with 4 potential volunteers in an interview group, but are… more
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing Interview Questions 2023
Volunteer Reference Check Form - Indianapolis IN
Volunteer Reference Check form from the Indianapolis Public Library.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Screening / Interviewing reference check, forms 2022
Volunteer Reference Check Questions - Kitchener Public Library
Volunteer Reference Check questions used by the Kitchener Public Library for their English Conversation Circle volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing reference check, Form 2022
Adding Shifts to Your VolunteerMatch postings
Instructions for how to add shift options to your VolunteerMatch posts.
VolunteerMatch shifts 2022
Adult Volunteer Application - Arlington Heights IL
Online application form used by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Statement of Ethics for Library Trustees - Cedar Rapids IA
Ethics statement approved by Cedar Rapids Public Library's board in 2022.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Agreements Board, Trustees, Ethics 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
Volunteer Exit Survey - London Public Library
Volunteer Exit Survey used by the London Public Library, Ontario, Canada
Volunteer Handbooks surveys, Exit, Exit Interview 2022
7 Tips for Managing Volunteers
Tips for conflict resolution when working with volunteers, and for dealing with challenging volunteers.
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers conflict, challenging, problem 2022
Volunteer Appreciation: Not just a week, but a culture
National Volunteer Appreciation Week (which always falls on the third week of April) can be a helpful reminder to get intentional about thanking… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2022
RoundUp: Best Volunteer Management Software
A 2022 summary comparing currently available volunteer management software systems from VolunteerPro.
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping 2022
Annual Volunteer Engagement Report - Los Angeles Public Library
2020-2021 annual report on volunteer engagement of the Los Angeles Public Library.
Publicity and Promotion Reporting, annual report 2022
Best Volunteer Management Software
Comparison of some volunteer management database systems.
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping 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
Best Volunteer Management Software Comparison
A comparison of some currently available systems for managing volunteer information.
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping 2022