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.

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12 Tips for Engaging Pro Bono Volunteers
Terrific blog post by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch about why and how to engage high skilled volunteers.
Engaging High Impact Volunteers 2017
Online Volunteer Management Software Expo
This October, 2016 VolunteerPro archived webinar, “Online Volunteer Management Software Expo,” included presenters from five Volunteer Management… more
Volunteer Management Systems 2017
Adult Volunteer Application - Buckeye Library, AZ
This is the adult volunteer application used by the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona.
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2017
Library Volunteer Guidelines & Procedures - Chandler AZ
Volunteer Guidelines and Procedures used and shared by the Chandler Public Library in Arizona.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, procedures 2017
Branch Volunteer Liaison - Yuma County Library AZ
The Yuma County Library District has a staff member at each of their branches who plays the role of Branch Volunteer Liaison for their branch. The… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers 2017
Teen Volunteer Agreement - Buckeye Public Library, AZ
This document shared by the Buckeye Arizona Library System delineates the library's expectations of teen volunteers, and provides a place for… more
Teen Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer Agreements Teen 2017
Parent/Legal Guardian Consent Form -- Buckeye Public Library, AZ
Shared by the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona, this Consent form for parents of volunteering teens is worth a look.
Teen Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer Agreements Teen, Template 2017
Teen Volunteer Application - Buckeye Public Library, AZ
Teen Volunteer application in use by the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona,
Teen Volunteer Applications Teen, Template 2017
Volunteer Handbook - Buckeye Public Library, AZ
This volunteer handbook was updated in 2017 by the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies 2017
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.
Volunteer Handbooks Template 2017
VolunTeen Application & Agreement - Roseville Public Library, CA
This Teen volunteer application and agreement was developed and used by the Roseville, CA Public Library for the summer of 2017.
Teen Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer Agreements Teen, Application, Agreement 2017
Teen Interview Questions -- Roseville Public Library, CA
Sample interview questions for VolunTeens at the Roseville, CA Public Library.
Teen Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer Screening / InterviewingInterviewing Volunteers 2017
Take Root: Volunteer Management Guidebook
As a training and technical assistance provider for grantees of the Corporation for
National and Community Service, Hands On Network is delighted to… more
Capacity Building 2016
4 Steps to Grow Your Volunteer Program with LinkedIn
Learn how to use LinkedIn and a free VolunteerMatch tool to extend your online recruitment reach to millions of potential volunteers on LinkedIn.
Volunteer RecruitmentVolunteerMatchOn-line Volunteer RecruitmentVolunteerMatch Tools and Resources LinkedIn, social media, Recruitment 2015
3 Ways to Recognize Volunteers
Volunteer appreciation can be tough, because not all volunteers like to be thanked in the same way. Here are three great ideas to make your "… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2015
Volunteer Recognition: Just Say No To Years of Service Awards
In this 15 minute podcast, Carol Dixon, Director of Mission Services & Volunteer Resources at Providence Health Care, draws on over 35 years in… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2015
Homebound Delivery Recruitment Brochure - Orange, CA
Brochure used by the Orange Public Library to recruit both volunteers and patrons in need of the home delivery service.
Publicity and PromotionVolunteer Recruitment 2015
Organization Strategic Plan featuring Volunteerism Goals
Check out the American Diabetes Association's Strategic Plan, which calls our actual goals for the volunteer program on pages 22 - 24.… more
Strategic Planning 2015
Interviewer Traps -- Energize
Some great tips for interviewers of volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingInterviewing Volunteers interview, screening 2015
14 Volunteer Interview Questions
A good place to start when planning your volunteer interview practices. Find more resources in this Clearinghouse by selecting the "Interviewing… more
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing screening 2015