Management Tools

Find applications, agreement forms, handbooks, training and orientation manuals and other tools...

NOTE: These are examples from public libraries and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

Titlesort ascending Year
Fingerprinting Procedures - San Jose, CA
San Jose Public Library requires volunteers age 18 and over who work directly with children be fingerprinted. This is their procedures document for implementing that policy.
2011
ESL Conversation Club Kit - San Jose, CA
ESL Conversation Club Kit. Developed by the San Jose Public Library, this “kit” is available for volunteer facilitators to use each time they come to facilitate a group. A great list of materials you might want to prepare too!
Tags: interview
2013
Engaging and Supporting Job Seekers as Volunteers
Developed by the Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration to guide volunteer program coordinators during the recession in how to work with folks who are seeking volunteer opportunities while they look for work.
Tags: job coach
2011
Emergency Contact Form - Buckeye Public Library, AZ
Here's a good example of a emergency contact form for volunteers from the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona.
Tags: Template
2017
Don't Just Recognize Volunteers, Invest in Them . . . and in Yourself
Rather than spending time and money on the typical recognition event or gift, consider taking the time to recognize their talents and invest in your volunteers. Consider helping volunteers to evolve within your organization to explore new challenges or assume leadership responsibilities. (Energize, Inc., Blogpost, 2018)
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 Volunteers in Agencies) and other similar groups around the country is maintained here,
2018
Developing Volunteer Orientation Programs
This section of "The Community Toolbox" will help you think through and design your organizational orientation for volunteers.
2013
Demonstrating ROI (Return on Investment) 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? In this one-hour webinar, Jennifer Rackow (JFFixler Group) outlines 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.
2011
CRM Integration - Idealware
Your library or nonprofit interacts with a lot of people, from program participants to donors to volunteers to board members. A good Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) solution lets you track and analyze those relationships in meaningful ways.
2018
Criminal History Background Checks - California
Things to consider when making decisions about criminal background checks, including the rights of the applicants. Includes information from the Nonprofit Risk Management Center and the California Attorney General's Office.
2014

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