Management Tools

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NOTE: These are examples from public libraries in California and should be reviewed and modified to ensure fit with local policies and culture.

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Sample Volunteer Interview Questions
This is a great list of sample questions for you to pick and choose from as you prepare to interview volunteers. Provided by Community Shares of Greater Cleveland
Sample Volunteer Recognition Survey - SurveyMonkey
A sample survey you could modify to fit your needs.
Sample Volunteer Survey - Nonprofit Connect
Here's a sample volunteer recognition survey you could consider modifying to meet your needs.
Six-Week Tutor/Learner Match Review - Nevada County
Document used by Nevada County Library's literacy program to follow up with a volunteer tutor six weeks after they've been matched with an adult learner.
St. Helena Community Arts Volunteer Engagement Work Plan
This work plan describes the St. Helena Public Library Community Arts initiative which aims to extend its reach into new areas of the community through art, facilitate connections between individuals, businesses, organizations, and other entities throughout the community as an arts education resource, and establish the library as the “third place” for St. Helena residents.
Staff Guide to Volunteer Engagement - Yolo County Library
Volunteer engagement background, responsibilities, policies, procedures and expectations for library staff.
Staff Volunteer Application - Oceanside
Some libraries allow their staff to volunteer at the library, and some don't. Oceanside does allow it under certain circumstances, and this is the required application form.
Storytime Conductor Volunteer Agreement-Roseville
Sample agreement prepared by the Roseville Public Library for review and signature by their "Storytime Conductor" volunteers. See also "Storytime Conductor" position description.
Strategic Planning Tools and Templates
Check out these great tools and templates for developing and monitoring a strategic plan from the Bridgespan Group.
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 guidance for current and future nonprofit and public sector leaders open to exploring the ramifications and implications of engaging volunteers in mission-critical work.
Tags: Strategic