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 Handbook - Lewiston City Library ID
Volunteer Handbook used by the Lewiston City Library in Idaho.
Volunteer Handbooks handbook 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - June 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer RecruitmentPublicity and Promotion diversity, equity, inclusion, staff training, impact, outcome measurement, ROI, social media, virtual, virtual volunteer, retention, Reopening, COVID-19, newsletter, Homebound 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
Volunteer Exit Survey - Multnomah County Library - OR
This is the form used by the Multnomah County Library asking for feedback from a volunteer who is leaving their service.
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys, Exit 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - July 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Reopening, communications, virtual, virtual volunteer, Teen, Fire, On-boarding, photo release, STEM, quarantine, online booksales, Booksales, Reporting, background checks 2020
Waiver & Release of Liability Specific to Covid-19 for Clients & Volunteers - Equest, Dallas TX
Although not a library, this document was shared by a non-profit organization in Dallas Texas in preparation for beginning their service during COVID… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Waiver, Liability Waiver 2020
Staff Survey re: Volunteer Needs During the Pandemic - Cedar Rapids PL - IA
This survey was used to determine staff priorities for bringing back volunteers during the pandemic, and identifying new volunteer roles that need to… more
Staff Guides for Working with VolunteersStrategic Planning surveys, COVID-19 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes -August 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer HandbooksPublicity and Promotion COVID-19, Reporting, ROI, annual report, retention, recognition, virtual, Homework Help, background checks, Youth, equity, impact, Booksale, name badge 2020
COVID-19 Protocol for Volunteers - Equest, Dallas TX
Although not a library, this document was shared by a non-profit organization in Dallas Texas in preparation for beginning their service during COVID… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Waiver, Liability Waiver 2020
Survey of Branch Library Volunteer Coordinators - Charlotte Mecklenberg Library - NC
This survey is used by the Volunteer Coordinator at the Charlotte Mecklenberg Library to assess needs, issues and ideas from the branch library… more
Strategic PlanningStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers surveys, branch coordinator, branch 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - September 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Coordinator Job DescriptionsVolunteer Management SystemsStrategic Planning COVID-19, Staff Burnout, Staf Buy-in, Staff Resistance, staff buy-in, On-boarding, Advisory Groups, recognition, Gameification, budget justification, fundraising, Reporting 2020
Volunteer Handbook - City of Boulder CO
This is the recently revised (2019) handbook for the volunteer program for the City of Boulder Colorado.
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2020
Volunteer Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator
This worksheet will allow you to estimate your volunteer Return on Investment (ROI).
Strategic Planning ROI, Return on Investment 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - October 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer HandbooksStrategic Planning needs assessment, COVID-19, Citizen Scientist, Niche Academy, Teen, Risk Management, Exit Interview, inclusion, virtual volunteer 2020
Volunteer Management Software Comparisons
Three well-known consultants in the volunteer engagement field created reviews of a variety of volunteer management software platforms to assist… more
Volunteer Management Systems Data Management, Tracking 2020
Paws to Read Procedures - Indianapolis IN
Indianapolis Public Library's 2020 procedures for their "Paws to Read" program -- children reading to dogs.
Volunteer Handbooks reading, dogs, Paws to Read 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - November 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Skilled Volunteers, Skills Based Volunteers, ambassadors, virtual scavenger hunt, home school, Homework Help, Paws to Read 2020
Annual Report to Library Leadership on Volunteer Engagement - San Jose CA
This is San Jose Public Library's volunteer engagement program annual presentation made to library decision makers. Note that it goes beyond… more
Publicity and Promotion annual report, Data Management, statistics 2020
Youth Protection Policy - Indianapolis IN
Library Procedures for maintaining a safe and secure environment for young people who visit the Library or are involved in Library programs and… more
Volunteer Handbooks safety, children, Youth 2020
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - December 2020
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks COVID-19, Booksales, online booksales, diversity, equity, inclusion, Professional Development, CVA, Cool Tools 2020