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
Adult Volunteer Application - Lincoln City OR
Online volunteer application used by the Driftwood Public Library in Lincoln City Oregon
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Form for Staff to Request Volunteers - Arlington Heights IL
Form used by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library's Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for staff to request volunteers.
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Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers forms, request volunteers 2022
Volunteer Exit Survey - London Public Library
Volunteer Exit Survey used by the London Public Library, Ontario, Canada
Volunteer Handbooks surveys, Exit, Exit Interview 2022
Volunteer Appreciation: Not just a week, but a culture
National Volunteer Appreciation Week (which always falls on the third week of April) can be a helpful reminder to get intentional about thanking… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes - August 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Recruitment Little Free Library, Storywalks, Gender, LGBTQ, Homebound, Home delivery, sex offender, Recruitment, difficult volunteers, reference check, communications, volunteer supervisor, Staff requests for volunteers, event planning, supervising, Board, Trustees 2022
Annual Volunteer Engagement Report - Los Angeles Public Library
2020-2021 annual report on volunteer engagement of the Los Angeles Public Library.
Publicity and Promotion Reporting, annual report 2022
Adding Shifts to Your VolunteerMatch postings
Instructions for how to add shift options to your VolunteerMatch posts.
VolunteerMatch shifts 2022
15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Volunteer Coordinator
Types of questions and sample questions to aid in your interviews for a new volunteer engagement coordinator.
Volunteer Coordinator Interview Questions 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes - September 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Home delivery, Homebound, diversity, equity, inclusion, retention, greeters, Banned Book Week, collaboration, partnering, Dolly Parton Imagination Library 2022
Records Retention Practices - Indianapolis Public Library IN
This procedure is used by the Indianapolis Public Library for record retention for support programs and volunteer resources.
Volunteer Handbooks Record Keeping, policies, procedures, retention 2022
Consent Waiver & Sign-in Sheet - Sherwood OR
Form used by the City of Sherwood Oregon as a sign-in sheet and waiver for participants in a project.
Volunteer Handbooks Waiver, Form 2022
Statement of Ethics for Library Trustees - Cedar Rapids IA
Ethics statement approved by Cedar Rapids Public Library's board in 2022.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Agreements Board, Trustees, Ethics 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - January 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Management Systems Skilled Volunteers, staff training, COVID-19, Record Keeping, records retention, diversity, equity, inclusion, ESL 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - April 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks checklists, mandatory reporting, Reporting, On-boarding, surveys 2022
Board of Trustees Policy Manual - Cedar Rapids IA
This Board of Trustees Policy Manual from the Cedar Rapids Public Library covers all library operations including volunteers.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, Trustees 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - May 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks MOU, computer lab assistant, diversity, equity, inclusion, Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes 2022
7 Tips for Managing Volunteers
Tips for conflict resolution when working with volunteers, and for dealing with challenging volunteers.
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers conflict, challenging, problem 2022
15 Most Popular Strategic Planning Templates - Clearpoint
15 downloadable templates to assist with your strategic planning efforts provided by Clearpoint Strategies.
Strategic Planning planning, strategic planning 2022
Sample Confidentiality Statement
I was asked to sign this form to become a grant-writing volunteer with an organization I care about in Hawaii. I thought it was a great example and… more
Confidentiality Policies forms, Confidentiality Forms 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - June 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes, surveys, accessibility, Tracking, On-boarding, job descriptions, background checks 2022