Monthly Archives: October 2018

Tip of the Week October 29, 2018

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

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Benefits of Volunteer Management Software

Many nonprofit organizations are run almost entirely by volunteers. For example, 90 percent of American Red Cross humanitarian tasks are carried out by volunteers. Red Cross and Red Crescent have over 97 million volunteers worldwide. How do large organizations like … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 22, 2018

Use Volgistics’ Holidays feature to remove volunteers from the schedule on days your organization will be closed. If your organization closes or just keeps minimal staff on certain dates you can add the date as a holiday in your account. … Continue reading

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Guide to Volunteer Retention

Volunteers are extraordinary individuals and vital members of a community. Every year, millions of volunteers contribute their time, energy, and skills to helping others. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24. 9% of Americans volunteered in 2015, contributing an estimated … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 15, 2018

System Operators can access the Volgistics Store from inside account. The Volgistics Store is where accounts can create invoices, pay for service, change service levels and perform other administrative tasks. Volgistics Administrators can access the Store by visiting www.volgistics.com, hovering … Continue reading

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Guide to Volunteer Management

Volunteer logistics — it’s a fancy term that’s a whole lot easier said than done. For every volunteer manager in the industry with a finely tuned, perfectly cemented, top-to-bottom volunteer management system in place, there are ten trying to get … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 08, 2018

Preview what volunteers see when they login to VicNet. If your organization uses the VicNet module you may want to preview what a volunteer sees when they login. This can be useful when you’re doing things such as setting up … Continue reading

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How to Recruit the Best Volunteers for Your Organization

It is the dream of every volunteer-based organization to have so many volunteers knocking on your door that you have to turn some of them away. Being able to fill every volunteer assignment instantly with a cheerful and skilled worker … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 01, 2018

Keep your account’s billing procedures accessible and ready As renewal dates approach and/or administrative personnel change, it can be important to make sure that there are authorized staff handling the billing for your Volgistics account and that they are able … Continue reading

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