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 Engagement Roles
This matrix, developed by Carla Lehn, identifies organizational roles to be played in in achieving successful volunteer engagement. From the director… more
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersCapacity BuildingEngaging Staff and UnionsStaff Training Director, Board, volunteer coordinator 2018
Building Capacity Through Volunteer Leadership
In a world where people are increasingly time poor, volunteering competes with work, family and leisure activities. As a result, many individuals are… more
Capacity BuildingEngaging High Impact Volunteers leadership 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… more
Capacity BuildingStaff Training DOVIA, Professional Development, Professional Association 2018
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE A
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Volunteer Annual Report Infographic - Ann Arbor MI
2018 Annual Report on volunteer engagement for the Ann Arbor (MI) District Library.
Publicity and Promotion annual report, infographic 2018
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE B
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
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
Top 5 Tips for Working with Teens as Volunteers
A 17 year old active volunteer shares tips in this blogpost from Volunteer Maine.
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersMillennials Teen 2017
Sample Volunteer Engagement Coordinator Job Description
Sample job description for a volunteer engagement coordinator (drafted by Carla Lehn).
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator 2017