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
Recognizing Volunteers in 2017
Volunteer Canada's 2013 Volunteer Recognition Study illuminated a gap between how volunteers want to be recognized and the volunteer recognition… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition
Using the Internet to Recognize Online Volunteers
In this article, Jayne Cravens describes how to use the Internet to recognize the efforts of ALL volunteers, both those who perform most of their… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition
Test Search Target
unique phrases abound.  Orwell Huxley.
Volunteer Management Systems
Background Checks - Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Q&A Background Checks
By John Patterson, Senior Program Director, Nonprofit Risk Management Center
The Nonprofit Risk Management Center receives… more
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Screening / Interviewing background checks 1970
Volunteer Coordinator - Fresno County Library, CA
Sample staff job description for Fresno County Library's Volunteer Coordinator position.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator 2000
Volunteer Recognition: Matching Motivation to Rewards
A great summary of findings on volunteer recognition and why people volunteer from Volunteer Alberta from the Canada volunteer survey.
 
Volunteer Recognition recognition, why people volunteer 2000
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… more
Volunteer Handbooks policy 2004
Volunteer Handbook - Fresno County, CA
Fresno County Library's Volunteer Handbook.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, handbook, policy and procedures 2004
Adult Volunteer Application - Solano County Library, CA
Adult Volunteer Application used by the Solano County Library.
Adult Volunteer Applications Adult, Application, Form 2007
Volunteer Screening Handbook - Volunteer Canada
Provides a very clear 10 step process for screening volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing interview 2008
Strategic Volunteer Engagement: A Guide for Nonprofit and Public Sector Leaders
This RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the University of Texas, Austin publication offers offer here a strategic framework and… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers Strategic 2009
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… more
VolunteerMatchVolunteerMatch Tools and Resources VolunteerMatch 2009
Volunteer Manager - San Jose Public Library, CA
Sample staff job description for the San Jose Public Library's Volunteer Manager position.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator, volunteer manager 2009
Young Adult Volunteer Application - Fresno County Library, CA
Young Adult/Teen application form used by Fresno County Library
Teen Volunteer Applications Teen, Application, Form 2010
Volunteer Service Agreement - California State Library
Volunteer Service Agreement to be signed by volunteer and section supervisor.
Volunteer Agreements Agreement 2010
Library Community Arts Initiative Workplan -- St. Helena, CA
Workplan written by St. Helena Public Library towards development of a volunteer driven community arts initiative.
Volunteer Engagement Workplans workplan, arts, partnerships 2010
Volunteer Policies and Procedures - California State Library
Policies and procedures manual, including forms, used by the California State Library for their volunteer program.
Adult Volunteer ApplicationsVolunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks forms, policies 2010
Computer Coach Workplan - Huntington Beach, CA
Work plan created by Huntington Beach Public Library to prepare for creating a volunteer computer coach program.
Volunteer Engagement Workplans computer coach 2010
Volunteer Coordinator Job Description - Huntington Beach Public Library, CA
This full time position at Huntington Beach Public Library includes Volunteer Coordinator responsibilities as well as some other duties.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions volunteer coordinator 2010
Homework Help Workplan -- Torrance, CA
Work plan created by Torrance Public Library to prepare for creating a volunteer homework help program.
Volunteer Engagement Workplans Homework Help 2010