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 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 Coordinator Job Description - Sherwood OR
Job Description for the Volunteer Coordinator for the city of Sherwood Oregon.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2021
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy - Dauphin County PA
Volunteer Confidentiality statement used by the Dauphin County Library System.
Confidentiality Policies Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Coordinator Job Description - Elgin IL
This is the Manager of Volunteer Services job description used by the Gail Borden Public Library District in Elgin IL.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 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
VMS Features Comparison - Volgistics/Volunteer Impact - Portland OR
This VMS features comparison spreadsheet was created by an Oregon colleague it to compare their current VMS, Volgistics, and the one they planned to… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Tracking 2021
Diversity Statement - Indianapolis Public Library IN
Statement of Diversity from the Indianapolis Public Library.
Volunteer Handbooks diversity, equity, inclusion, policy 2021
Volunteer Application Form - Fresno County CA
Fresno County Library's volunteer application revised in 2021.
Adult Volunteer ApplicationsTeen Volunteer Applications Application 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 Handbook - Fresno County Library, CA
Volunteer Handbook for Fresno County Library revised 2021.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, policy and procedures 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 Guidebook - Hillsboro Public Library OR
Volunteer Guidebook developed by the Hillsboro Public Library in Oregon to give volunteers the information they need.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, procedures 2021
Volunteer Time Record - Fresno County Library, CA
Volunteer Time Record of Fresno County Library revised 2021.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Management Systems timesheet 2021