Management Tools

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

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

Titlesort descending Year
Idealist's Volunteer Management Resouce Center
Idealist's collection of volunteer management resources.
Interview Questions: ESL Conversation Club Coordinator - San Jose
Sample interview questions for the volunteer position - ESL Conversation Club Coordinator.
Interviewer Traps -- Energize
Some great tips for interviewers of volunteers.
Interviewing Resources
A great assortment of resources to assist with your volunteer interviewing and screening practices.
Juvenile Detention Facility Tutoring Program Flyer - Yolo County
The Yolo County Library and Yolo County Probation Department are partnering to provide literacy services to youth incarcerated at the Juvenile Detention Facility. This is the flyer they use as one form of recruitment for volunteers for this position.
Liability, Insurance and Risk Management Issues for Volunteer Programs
In today’s litigious society, it is important to understand the risks faced in your volunteer program—for both your volunteers and your organization. Equally important is taking the steps that will minimize these risks, which are outlined in this document.
Tags: policy
Library Community Arts Initiative Workplan -- St. Helena
Workplan written by St. Helena Public Library towards development of a volunteer driven community arts initiative.
Making the Most of Your VolunteerMatch Account
This 30 minute webinar was made especially for California libraries by VolunteerMatch to show you the basics of your VolunteerMatch Account, including how to post a volunteer opportunity, add a photo, etc., AND, how to take advantage of the premium tools you have available to you as part of the partnership between VolunteerMatch and the California State Library through our statewide volunteer engagement initiative: "Get Involved: Powered by Your Library."
Managing Your VolunteerMatch Account: Jurisdiction & Branch Administrative Options
Trying to decide how to set up your VolunteerMatch account(s)? Do you want the information and action to all be centralized as a library jurisdiction? Or do you want branches to have some ability to manage their own account? This document will shed some light on those questions.
Minor Volunteer Waiver - Fresno County
Sample waiver form for a parent to sign to allow their minor child to volunteer at the Fresno County Library.