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
Celebrate Collective Accomplishments, Not Volunteered Time
Despite many obstacles, we tend to plan volunteer recognition events in a bubble of happiness. One day a year the executive director shows up and… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2011
St. Helena Community Arts Volunteer Engagement Work Plan - CA
This work plan describes the St. Helena Public Library Community Arts initiative which aims to extend its reach into new areas of the community… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans arts, volunteer engagement, work plan 2011
Volunteer Handbook - Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach Public Library's Volunteer Handbook.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, handbook, policy and procedures 2011
Computer Coach Name Badge - Huntington Beach, CA
Name Badges worn by Huntington Beach Public Library's Computer Coach volunteers.
Publicity and Promotion computer coach, name badge 2011
Access - Downey (CA) Public Library Literacy - screenshots
Downey Public Library created their volunteer management system for the literacy program on Access. This document is a series of screen shots you… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Adult Literacy Workplan- San Jose Public Library, CA
This work plan created by San Jose Public Library describes outreach strategies to advance the Partners in Reading (PAR) adult literacy program.… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans adult literacy, work plan, outreach 2011
Volunteer Handbook - Kern County, CA
Packet of background, policies and guidelines materials for volunteers.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies, guidelines 2011
Access -- Downey (CA) Public Library Literacy -- Review/Features
Downey Public Library created their volunteer management system for the literacy program on Access. This document is a "review" of the… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Homework Help Work Plan - Torrance Public Library, CA
The Torrance Public Library Homework Help program seeks the following outcomes: Students will be better prepared for exams and achieve better grades… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans after-school, tutor, homework 2011
Volunteer Guide - Yolo County Library, CA
Packet of materials including background, policies and procedures.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook, policies, guidelines, procedures 2011
Volgistics - Torrance (CA) Public Library Review
Torrance Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volgistics." This document describes its features, and is a review of… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Outreach Ambassador Work Plan- Marin County Library, CA
The Marin County Library plan to expand outreach ambassadors seeks to garner additional volunteers, increased awareness of the library and its role… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans outreach ambassadors, promotion, advocacy 2011
Staff Guide to Volunteer Engagement - Yolo County Library, CA
Volunteer engagement background, responsibilities, policies, procedures and expectations for library staff.
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersVolunteer Handbooks staff, procedures, guidelines 2011
A Consumer's Guide to Volunteer Management Systems - Idealware
An introduction to volunteer management software -- what's available, what to expect, and how different systems compare.
Volunteer Management Systems 2011
Volunteer Impact -- Roseville Public Library, CA
Roseville Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volunteer Impact." This document describes its features, and is a… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Outreach Work Plan- San Jose Public Library, CA
The outreach plan developed by the San Jose Public Library seeks the following outcomes: the community perceives library as an important, vibrant and… more
Volunteer Engagement Workplans outreach, advocacy, promotion 2011
Volunteer Brochure - Huntington Beach, CA
Volunteer Recruitment Brochure
Publicity and Promotion Recruitment, brochure 2011
Volunteer Impact -- San Jose Public Library, CA
San Jose Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volgistics." This document describes its features, and is a review of… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Reporting, Data Management, Tracking 2011
Volunteer Agreement - Huntington Beach, CA
Volunteer Agreement form to be signed by volunteer and their supervisor.
Volunteer Agreements Form 2011
Computer Coach Recruitment Flyer - Huntington Beach, CA
Flyer used to help recruit volunteers to be "Computer Coaches" at the Huntington Beach Public Library.
Publicity and PromotionComputer - Tech Coach computer coach, Recruitment 2011