Management Tools

Find applications, agreement forms, handbooks, training and orientation manuals and other tools...

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

Titlesort descending Year
Teen Volunteer Application - Solano County Library, CA
Teen volunteer application used at Solano County Library
2010
Test Resource 2019
The New Volunteer Manager: The First 90 Days
If you’re feeling overwhelmed don’t worry. You are not alone. Most coordinators of volunteers get little by way of training and guidance, and they simply don’t know where to start. There are proven tactics out there that work. There is no need to reinvent the wheel and waste time learning by trial and error. By the same token, the field of volunteer management is constantly evolving. The author of this free e-book, Tobi Johnson, suggests that this is by no means a complete list of tasks guaranteed to make your program successful.
2016
Top 5 Tips for Working with Teens as Volunteers
A 17 year old active volunteer shares tips in this blogpost from Volunteer Maine.
Tags: Teen
2017
Volgistics - Huntington Beach (CA) Public Library's Review
Huntington Beach Public Library provides their assessment of the Volunteer Management System - Volgistics.
Tags: Reporting
2012
Volgistics - Torrance (CA) Public Library Review
Torrance Public Library uses the volunteer management system called "Volgistics." This document describes its features, and is a review of the system from Torrance's perspective.
2011
VolunTeen Application & Agreement - Roseville Public Library, CA
This Teen volunteer application and agreement was developed and used by the Roseville, CA Public Library for the summer of 2017.
2017
Volunteer Agreement - Huntington Beach, CA
Volunteer Agreement form to be signed by volunteer and their supervisor.
Tags: Form
2011
Volunteer Agreement Checklist - San Jose, CA
Form and checklist for staff to use to negotiate work agreements with volunteers.
Tags: Form
2010
Volunteer Agreement: ESL Conversation Club Coordinator - San Jose, CA
Document outlines roles, responsibilities and timeline for volunteers in charge of coordinating ESL Conversation Clubs. Includes signature lines for both volunteer and library staff.
2012

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