Management Tools

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

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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.
2009
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.
2011
National Assn of Counties - Volunteer Toolbox
The National Association of Counties (NACo), along with its affiliate, The National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Government (NAVPLG) promotes volunteerism in local government and assists counties in their efforts to organize and expand volunteer programs. Working in almost every area of county government operations, volunteers enable local governments to provide more services to residents. With the current national economic outlook, the call for volunteers has recently taken on a new sense of urgency.
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2012
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. Reimagining Service -- a kind of "Think Tank" for volunteerism issues has suggested with their "Principle #2" that organizations should make volunteerism a core strategic function, not an add on. That volunteer engagement is as important as the fund development aspect of the organization. http://www.reimaginingservice.org/principles
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2015
OurSharedResources.com
This website, developed by Volunteer2, contains sample materials from all kinds of volunteer programs from around the world.
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2012
Outreach Ambassador Work Plan- Marin County Library
The Marin County Library plan to expand outreach ambassadors seeks to garner additional volunteers, increased awareness of the library and its role in making the community a great place to live, greater community support for the library, and to help the library fulfill mission of providing a broad range of culture, information and knowledge to the public.
2011
Outreach Ambassador Workplan - Marin County
Work plan created by Marin County Library to prepare for creating a volunteer outreach ambassador program.
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2010
Outreach Work Plan- San Jose Public Library
The outreach plan developed by the San Jose Public Library seeks the following outcomes: the community perceives library as an important, vibrant and essential community agency there is consistent involvement of library on boards, councils and major decision-making groups in community, the library establishes long term collaborations with organizations and community groups that mutually benefit those involved with increased resources and support for each of their missions, increased program funding is increased, volunteers become mentors and make skilled contributions to the library.
2011
Poke Pin and Tag: Using Social Media to Engage Volunteers
Ways to think about using Social Media to get or keep volunteer engaged.
2013
Reference Check Questions - Oakland Public Library
Checking References on potential volunteers? Here’s a list of Reference Check questions you can use in your phone calls developed by the Oakland Public Library.
2013

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