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
Staff Volunteer Appreciation Survey - Cedar Rapids IA
The Cedar Rapids Public Library uses this survey to gain feedback about volunteer engagement from staff. A wonderful tool to collect important data.… more
Volunteer Recognition surveys 2023
Tutor & Learner Responsibilities - Carlsbad CA
These lists of responsibilities are used in preparing new adult learners and volunteer tutors for their roles at the Carlsbad City Library Literacy… more
Confidentiality PoliciesVolunteer AgreementsVolunteer Screening / Interviewing adult literacy, literacy 2023
Role Descriptions for Branch Volunteer Coordinators - Columbus OH
These outlines are used by the Columbus Metropolitan Library volunteer services office to describe the roles of volunteer engagement coordinators in… more
Volunteer Coordinator Job Descriptions branch coordinator 2023
Volunteer Handbook - Charlotte Mecklenberg Library - NC
Charlotte Mecklenberg Library's Volunteer Handbook updated May, 2023.
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2023
All About You Questionnaire - Charlotte-Mecklenberg NC
This form is used at the Charlotte-Mecklenberg library to help get to know their volunteers better.
Volunteer Screening / InterviewingStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers Lived experience 2023
Group Volunteer Interviews
The London Public Library has begun group interviews for volunteers. They have started with 4 potential volunteers in an interview group, but are… more
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing Interview Questions 2023
Visiting Library Service Client Intake Form - Barrie Public Library
Form used by the Barrie Public Library to gather information from new potential users of their Visiting Library Service.
Confidentiality Policies Homebound, Home delivery, visiting library 2023
Volunteer Handbook - Dayton Ohio
Volunteer Handbook revised in 2023 shared by the Dayton Metro Library.
Volunteer Handbooks policies 2023
Volunteer Reference Check Form - Indianapolis IN
Volunteer Reference Check form from the Indianapolis Public Library.
Volunteer HandbooksVolunteer Screening / Interviewing reference check, forms 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - July 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks insurance, worker's comp, Reporting, newsletter, staff as volunteers, Assess, evaluation, impact, strategic planning, Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes 2022
Best Volunteer Management Software
Comparison of some volunteer management database systems.
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping 2022
Volunteer Reference Check Questions - Kitchener Public Library
Volunteer Reference Check questions used by the Kitchener Public Library for their English Conversation Circle volunteers.
Volunteer Screening / Interviewing reference check, Form 2022
Volunteer Liaisons Handbook - Deschutes Public Library OR
This Working with Volunteers handbook was created for the Volunteer Liaison staff members in other departments and branches of the Deschutes Public… more
Volunteer HandbooksStaff Guides for Working with Volunteers liaison, procedures, policy and procedure 2022
Best Volunteer Management Software Comparison
A comparison of some currently available systems for managing volunteer information.
Volunteer Management Systems Record Keeping 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - February 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Friends of the Library, Memorials, staff as volunteers, COVID-19, minors, reference check, change management, vaccine, swag, recognition, Advisory Groups, diversity, equity, inclusion, racism, strategic planning, Goals, Professional Development, CVA, Library Volunteer Leaders Meeting Notes 2022
Volunteer Handbook - Metropolitan Library System, OK
Revised 2022 by the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City.
Volunteer Handbooks policies, procedures, liaison 2022
Library Volunteer Leaders Meetings Notes - March 2022
During COVID-19, Wendy Johnson, CVA, Volunteer Engagement Specialist at the Indianapolis Public Library, brought together a nationwide group of… more
Volunteer Handbooks Niche Academy, Unions, Seed library, Bookmobile, technology, Booksales, White Saviorism, diversity, equity, inclusion, Public Records, Name badge Nametag, name badge 2022
Homebound Delivery Driver Agreement - Arlington Heights IL
This form is signed by all volunteers driving their own cars to deliver materials to the homebound for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
NOTE:… more
Volunteer Handbooks forms, Homebound 2022
Adult Volunteer Application - Arlington Heights IL
Online application form used by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
Adult Volunteer Applications Application 2022
Form for Staff to Request Volunteers - Sherwood OR
This form is used by the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator in Sherwood Oregon for staff to request volunteers.
See an example from Arlington Heights… more
Staff Guides for Working with Volunteers forms, request volunteers 2022