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Tip of the Week September 18, 2017

Include volunteer names on ‘child’ records in Excel reports In databases, a ‘child’ record is a piece of information that relates back to one particular record. Because Excel Spreadsheet reports are designed to be able to contain a very large … Continue reading

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TLS 1.2 Required After October 15, 2017

This blog post is about a security update that is on the horizon for Volgistics. Before we tell you about the update, though, a little background information is in order. So hang on and we’ll get to the information you … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week September 11, 2017

Track Assignments Automatically In Volgistics, a volunteer’s Role in an assignment shows their relationship to the assignment. For example, a Role of Assigned means that the volunteer is actively serving while a Role of Substitute might mean the volunteer is … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 28, 2017

Limit the rights or access to Volgistics for specific System Operators If a Volgistics Account will utilize the services of system operators other than just the account’s Administrator(s), it may be important to define specific limits of the rights or … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 21, 2017

Keep report columns all on one page If you’ve created a custom report in PDF format, you may find instances where some columns of information extend beyond the width of the page causing them to appear on subsequent pages. If … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 14, 2017

Print service report for a single archived volunteer record There may be times you want to print service reports for archived volunteer records. One way to do this is to create a custom Excel report that contains service information for … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 7, 2017

Set schedule calendar to default to a specific date or month If you’re using Volgistics for an event that will take place in the future, you may want to setup the schedule calendar to default to a specific date or … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week July 31, 2017

Use the Find fields, and the Advanced options, to locate volunteer records. When you’re searching for specific groups of volunteer records, the Basic options on the Volunteers page provide a powerful search tool. For example, to locate just Active Adult … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week July 24, 2017

Offset costs by placing advertisements on VicNet If your organization uses the scheduling substitute volunteersVicNet module, you may be interested to know that you can place advertisements on the VicNet Home page. These ads can be used as part of … Continue reading

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