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 - Huntington Beach CA
Volunteer Application Form used by Huntington Beach Public Library - 2019.
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2019
Why Have Volunteer Department Goals Objectives and Actions?
Thoughts from Meridian Swift about the importance of planning for volunteer engagement.
Strategic Planning strategic planning, planning 2019
Beyond Retention: How to get better data to inform your volunteer engagement strategy
This article helps you answer the question "How do I know if my volunteer strategies are working?" by inviting you to go beyond just volunteer… more
Strategic PlanningPublicity and Promotion evaluation, program evaluation, Assess 2019
Five Survey Templates to Measure Volunteer and Board Satisfaction
Volunteers are valuable assets who put in their time, effort, and sweat to nurture the lifeblood of the organization. Therefore, it's important to… more
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys 2019
Volunteer Confidentiality Policy - Long Beach Public Library CA
This statement of confidentiality for volunteers is used by the Long Beach Public Library's Center for Adaptive Technology.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality, policies 2019
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE A
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Volunteer Annual Report Infographic - Ann Arbor MI
2018 Annual Report on volunteer engagement for the Ann Arbor (MI) District Library.
Publicity and Promotion annual report, infographic 2018
Directory of Volunteer Engagement Professional Associations by Geographic Region
Looking for a place to meet up with other volunteer engagement professionals for networking and problem solving? A list of DOVIAs (Directors of… more
Capacity BuildingStaff Training DOVIA, Professional Development, Professional Association 2018
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE B
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Return on Investment Infographic Template - EXAMPLE C
This is one sample implementation of the Get Involved Initiative's Volunteer Engagement Worksheet and Return on Investment Template.
California's Get… more
Publicity and Promotion ROI, annual report 2018
Volunteer Annual Report Infographic - Arlington TX
Infographic annual report on volunteer engagement from the Arlington Texas Public Library
Publicity and Promotion annual report 2018
Volunteer Service Agreemenmt - Oceanside, CA
Oceanside (CA) Public Library's volunteer agreement -- includes their confidentiality policy.
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Agreements Confidentiality Policy 2018
Don't Just Recognize Volunteers, Invest in Them ... and in Yourself
Rather than spending time and money on the typical recognition event or gift, consider taking the time to recognize their talents and invest in your… more
Volunteer Recognition recognition 2018
Sample Interview Questions for Volunteers - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
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Volunteer Screening / Interviewing interview 2018
Sample Confidentiality Agreement - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
View the archived here: https… more
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer Handbooks Confidentiality 2018
Volunteer Program Evaluation Checklist - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit.
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Volunteer HandbooksStaff Training 2018
CRM Integration - Idealware
Your library or nonprofit interacts with a lot of people, from program participants to donors to volunteers to board members. A good Constituent… more
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping, Data Management 2018
Volunteer Engagement Roles
This matrix, developed by Carla Lehn, identifies organizational roles to be played in in achieving successful volunteer engagement. From the director… more
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersCapacity BuildingEngaging Staff and UnionsStaff Training Director, Board, volunteer coordinator 2018
Building Capacity Through Volunteer Leadership
In a world where people are increasingly time poor, volunteering competes with work, family and leisure activities. As a result, many individuals are… more
Capacity BuildingEngaging High Impact Volunteers leadership 2018
Teen Volunteer Application - Buckeye Public Library, AZ
Teen Volunteer application in use by the Buckeye Public Library in Arizona,
Teen Volunteer Applications Teen, Template 2017