Training Materials

Learn more about best practices in volunteer recruitment and engagement, and how to get the results you need...

Titlesort descending Year
Collaborating with Unions to Engage Volunteers - San Jose
Tips for collaborating with the union for volunteer engagement developed and used successfully by San Jose Public Library.
Tags: Unions
2010
Compassion to Action
Solano County Library's Book to Action project was based upon Karen Armstrong's book, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life. It partnered with the United Way and other community agencies in an Opportunity Conference designed to help people move out of poverty.
2012
Computer Coach Program - Huntington Beach Public Library
4.25 minute video showcasing the volunteer computer coach program at Huntington Beach Public Library
2011
Computer Coach Training - Huntington Beach Public Library
Training provided to Huntington Beach Public Library's volunteer Computer Coach program. See also, Computer Coach volunteer position description.
2010
Computer Coach Training Materials from Ohio Online
Resources created for training of volunteer tech tutors in the Ohio Online program.
2015
Demonstrating ROI in Volunteer Engagement
You know your volunteers do valuable work -- but how do you know which of their results will be most compelling to the decision makers in your communities? Join Jennifer Rackow from The JFFixler Group for a one hour webinar and learn the kinds of results to look for, questions you can ask to uncover them, and considerations about who tells these stories about your library's investment in volunteer engagement. (60 minute archived webinar)
2011
Developing Training Programs for Volunteers
The Who, What, How and Why of designing training programs for volunteers from the Community Toolbox.
2013
Dewey Decimal Quiz - San Bernardino County Library
Quiz used in training for shelving volunteers. See also, "Dewey Quiz Answers," and "Do We Dewey? Sure We Do"
2011
Dewey Quiz Answers - San Bernardino County
Answers to quiz used in training for shelving volunteers. See also, "Dewey Decimal Quiz," and "Do We Dewey? Sure We Do"
2011
Dewey? Sure we Do - San Bernardino County Library
Introduction to Dewey Decimal system for volunteer training.
2011

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