Smarter Impact Starts Here
Tools & Templates
Boost your Volunteer Quotient by using proven tools and strategies. Enhance your impact by refining your practice in any or all of the 8 VQ areas of practice. Tools are free and downloadable. (New visitors will be prompted to register; existing users can log in below.)
Not sure where to start? Begin by assessing your current VQ – then use that score as a roadmap to download other tools and take steps to raise your VQ and increase your impact.
If you have already registered with VQ Volunteer Strategies to download items, login below:
Strategic Volunteer Roles
Volunteer Position Description
Volunteer Cultivation Plan
Transforming Days of Service Into Ongoing Engagement
Volunteer Support Plan
Exit Interview Questions
Recognition and Measuring Impact
Thanking Volunteers and Acknowledging Impact
Volunteer Training Plan
Policies and Infrastructure
Engagement Response Plan for COVID-19
A complete template to develop a plan for your organization’s volunteer engagement response to the COVID-19 pandemic or any other emergency. Leverage existing strengths, fill critical needs, and identify resources and communications needed to sustain safe levels of engagement.
Volunteer Handbook Outline
A comprehensive handbook sets expectations, provides guidance to keep volunteers and staff safe, and manages risks in all areas where volunteers are involved. Use this outline to develop your own volunteer handbook.
Culture and Leadership Support
What’s Your VQ?
Volunteer Quotient, or VQ, is an organization’s ability to leverage volunteer talent to achieve smarter impact. Every organization already has a VQ. Answer these questions to find out your organization’s VQ – and see where you can boost your practice to have even smarter impact.