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 Confidentiality Policy - Dauphin County PA
Volunteer Confidentiality statement used by the Dauphin County Library System.
Confidentiality Policies Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Personal Appearance Guidelines - Dauphin County PA
Policy used to describe volunteer appearance -- includes a list of what's appropriate and what's not.
Volunteer Handbooks policy, dress code 2021
Diversity Statement - Indianapolis Public Library IN
Statement of Diversity from the Indianapolis Public Library.
Volunteer Handbooks diversity, equity, inclusion, policy 2021
Phased Reopening Plan - Ann Arbor MI
Scroll down in  this link to find Ann Arbor's phased re-opening plan during the pandemic.
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19 2021
Volunteer COVID-19 Waiver - Huntington Beach CA
Waiver form for volunteer signature during COVID-19 pandemic
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, policy and procedure, policy, Waiver 2021
Survey re: Volunteer Return after COVID-19 - Paso Robles CA
The Paso Robles library developed this survey as a way to determine their volunteers' interest in returning to their volunteer positions following… more
Volunteer HandbooksStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys, COVID-19 2021
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy - Columbus Metropolitan Library - OH
This form is used with volunteers at the Columbus Metropolitan Library in Ohio.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy -Barrie Public Library - Ontario, Canada
This document is used by the Barrie Public Library in Ontario Canada.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality 2021
Volunteer Risk & Screening Levels - Barrie Public Library Ontario, Canada
This matrix, developed and used by the Barrie Public Library in Ontario Canada identifies 5 levels of risk associated with volunteer positions, and… more
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingVolunteer Handbooks Risk Management, background checks 2021
COVID-19 Volunteer Acknowledgment Form - Gail Borden PL, IL
This document was developed by the Gail Borden Public Library in Illinois to inform volunteers about safety issues and requirements for returning to… more
Volunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks COVID-19 2020
The Volunteer Newsletter Template You Need to Start Using
Recommendations on best newsletter practices from Tobi Johnson at VolunteerPro.
Publicity and Promotion newsletter 2020
Volunteer Release Form - Austin Public Library - TX
This is the Volunteer Release Form developed and used by the Austin Texas Public Library.
Volunteer AgreementsVolunteer Handbooks Liability Waiver, liability, Risk Management 2020
Volunteer Engagement Specialist Job Description - Indianapolis IN
This is the job description for the person who plays the volunteer engagement coordinator role at the Indianapolis Public Library. Updated in 2020
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Library Volunteer Coordinator - City of Orange CA
This is the job description for the City of Orange (CA) library's volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Guidelines for Virtual Recognition - San Jose Public Library CA
San Jose Public Library developed these guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 in order to guide staff in recognition of volunteers… more
Volunteer RecognitionStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers recognition, COVID-19 2020
Volunteer Coordinator - Sacramento Public Library CA
This is the volunteer coordinator job description for the Sacramento (CA) Public Library -- dated 2015, but still in use as of 2020.
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions 2020
Library Volunteer COVID-19 Agreement - Mesa County Libraries CO
This form is used by the Mesa County Libraries as a waiver that volunteers must sign and submit in order to participate in library volunteer… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Form 2020
202 Annual Report - Metropolitan Library System OK
Nice to see the 2020 annual report of the Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County OK showcasing the volunteer activities (page 16)
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2020
Criminal Records Check Policy - Portland OR
Policy on criminal history background checks for volunteers from the Multnomah County Library in Oregon.
Volunteer Handbooks policy, background checks, criminal background check 2020
Annual Volunteer Survey - Cedar Rapids Public Library IA
This volunteer survey is used annually by the Cedar Rapids Iowa Public Library.
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys 2020