Category Archives: Tip of the Week

This is part of our Tip of the Week series. These weekly quick tips will help you utilize features in Volgistics you may not have known about. Check back often for new tips!

Tip of the Week November 13, 2017

Allow volunteers to see who else is scheduled in VicNet If your organization uses VicNet or VicTouch, you can allow volunteers to see other volunteers who are scheduled by following these steps: Select Setup from the menu. Expand the ‘VicNet’ … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week November 6, 2017

Use the Date of Last Activity field to see when a volunteer served last Volgistics makes it easy to see the last date a volunteer served with the Date of Last Activity field recorded in the Statistics box on the … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week October 30, 2017

Spread holiday cheer with the VicTouch Greeting Cards feature. If your organization uses the VicTouch module, you can create holiday cards which will be displayed when volunteers sign-in. The setup options allow you to customize a heading and message, and … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week October 23, 2017

Make Assignments inactive to remove them from view while keeping service information There may be times when your organization no longer needs to track an Assignment record. In these cases, the Assignment can be deleted—but this will also delete the … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week October 16, 2017

Mark batches of Awards as presented at the same time using Tickler feature If your organization uses Awards as a way to recognize your volunteers, you may have certain dates when you present the awards to your volunteers, such as … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week October 9, 2017

Use the Volgistics Store to get invoices and receipts for payments Each Volgistics account has a secure Volgistics Store where users can manage a variety of needs for their account such as arranging payments, creating invoices, and adjusting their service … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week October 2, 2017

How to Stop Automatic Reports from Printing Volgistics has a feature that can be setup so that certain reports will automatically process during the overnight maintenance cycle. These reports can be delivered to your account’s In Box tab on a … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tip of the Week September 25, 2017

Use the Contacts tab to record secondary contacts for group records If your organization uses group records, you can record the main contact’s name, address, phone number, and email on the Core tab of the group record. However, there may … Continue reading

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Tip of the Week, Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment