Management Tools

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

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Recognizing Online Volunteers and Using the Intern
In this article, Jayne Cravens describes how to use the Internet to recognize the efforts of ALL volunteers, both those who perform most of their service from home, work, school or other remote computers, and those who perform their service onsite, face-to-face.
2019
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 seeking a more meaningful volunteer role which provides greater impact. Simultaneously, a key challenge for volunteer involving organisations is the necessity to deliver more for less; to drive a greater return on investment. One way Volunteer Managers are able to address these needs is through the development of volunteer leadership roles.
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 Volunteers in Agencies) and other similar groups around the country is maintained here,
2018
Volunteer Service Agreemenmt - Oceanside, CA
Oceanside (CA) Public Library's volunteer agreement -- includes their confidentiality policy.
2018
Sample Interview Questions for Volunteers - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit. View the archived here: https://getinvolvedclearinghouse.org/resource/training-materials/new-volunteer-managers-toolkit
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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 volunteers. Consider helping volunteers to evolve within your organization to explore new challenges or assume leadership responsibilities. (Energize, Inc., Blogpost, 2018)
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://getinvolvedclearinghouse.org/resource/training-materials/new-volunteer-managers-toolkit
2018
Volunteer Program Evaluation Checklist - VolunteerMatch
Shared by Jennifer Bennett of VolunteerMatch during her June 27, 2018 webinar: New Volunteer Manager's Toolkit. View the archived here: https://getinvolvedclearinghouse.org/resource/training-materials/new-volunteer-managers-toolkit
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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 Relationship Management (CRM) solution lets you track and analyze those relationships in meaningful ways.
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 and board, to the volunteer engagement coordinator and staff, everyone can, and should, contribute.
2018

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