Board & Volunteer Management

Board & Volunteer Management

Board & Volunteer Management

Volunteer Position Descriptions

  • Creating a Volunteer Position Description (PDF
  • Administrative Assistance Position Description (PDF)
  • Assistant Stewardship Chair Position Description (PDF)
    Source: Barrington Land Conservation Trust
  • General Stewardship Volunteer Position Description (PDF)
  • Invasive Plant Management Position Description (PDF
  • Newsletter basic position description (PDF
  • Newsletter basic position description and with BLCT adaptation (PDF
    Source: Barrington Land Conservation Trust
  • Property Monitor Position Description (PDF
  • Sample Board Job Descriptions (PDF
  • Volunteer Coordinator Position Description (PDF

Volunteer Management Materials

  • Benefits of having a volunteer policy (PDF
  • Short five question volunteer survey (PDF
  • Step by step volunteer program planning (PDF
  • Tips and concerns related to administrative volunteers (PDF)
  • VCRI volunteer hours tracking info sheet (PDF
    Source: Volunteer Center of Rhode Island
  • Volunteer interest form/application (PDF
  • Volunteer program planning (PDF
  • Training Guides for Volunteers (website)
    Source: Nature Groupie

Volunteer Handbooks

  • Barrington Land Conservation Trust’s volunteer handbook (PDF) (Word)
    Source: Barrington Land Conservation Trust
  • Hands for Nature: A Volunteer Management Handbook. Great tips on working with volunteers with a focus on conservation volunteer projects (PDF)
    Source: Evergreen
  • Volunteer handbook outline (PDF

Other Resources

  • Energize Inc: An extensive, free resource library of volunteer management materials on everything from volunteer recruitment to membership development. (website)
    Source: Energize Inc
  • Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network: Another helpful resource library of volunteer management articles and resources, including a Volunteer Economic Impact Calculator that allows you to calculate volunteer economic benefit by specific job performed. (website)
    Source: Points of Light Foundation
  • Seniors Helping Others: A South County organization that works in various ways to support volunteering, especially among seniors (website)
    Source: Seniors Helping Others
  • Land Trust Board Member Bootcamp: A series of videos from the Connecticut Land Conservation Council, covering the basics of being on a land trust board, board governance, property acquisition, stewardship, and financial management (website)
    Source: Connecticut Land Conservation Council