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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Volunteer Recognition: Matching Motivation to Rewards
A great summary of findings on volunteer recognition and why people volunteer from Volunteer Alberta from the Canada volunteer survey.
Volunteer Recognition: Just Say No To Years of Service Awards
In this 15 minute podcast, Carol Dixon, Director of Mission Services & Volunteer Resources at Providence Health Care, draws on over 35 years in volunteer engagement (and a healthy sense of humour!) to provide a number of examples of high-impact volunteer recognition that won’t break the bank. From Carol’s vantage point, the key is to invest in thoughtful, individualized volunteer recognition.
Volunteer Recognition Model - University of Kentucky, 4-H
This model was developed as a tool for Extension agents and volunteer administrators to use in designing their own comprehensive volunteer recognition program. It may give you some ideas about how to plan for recognition.
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:
Volunteer Policies and Procedures - California State Library
Policies and procedures manual, including forms, used by the California State Library for their volunteer program.
Volunteer Opportunities Flyer -- Monrovia, CA
Volunteer recruitment flyer used by Monrovia Public Library
Volunteer Manager - San Jose Public Library, CA
Sample staff job description for the San Jose Public Library's Volunteer Manager position.
Volunteer Impact -- San Jose Public Library, CA
San Jose Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volgistics." This document describes its features, and is a review of the system from San Jose's perspective.
Volunteer Impact -- Roseville Public Library, CA
Roseville Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volunteer Impact." This document describes its features, and is a review of the system from Roseville's perspective.
Volunteer Impact - Kern County Library, CA
Kern County Library provides their assessment of the Volunteer Management System - Volunteer Impact.