Monthly Archives: April 2020

Seven Tips For Your Volunteer Waivers

Organizations often avoid using volunteer waiver agreements for several reasons. Administrators may feel the nature of volunteer roles doesn’t call for such strong legal documents, or work only with a select group of seasoned volunteers whom they know and trust. … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints for VicNet Passwords

Tip of the Week April 27, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module, your volunteers will login to this module using their email address and their VicNet password. The VicNet Ground Rules page allows you to manage password settings, … Continue reading

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Volunteer Orientation: Setting Volunteers Up for Success

Volunteers are vital to the success of many organizations. About 77.3 million people volunteer with at least one organization, according to the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). These people perform a huge variety of tasks, from walking dogs, tutoring … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week (U.S. & Canada)

Tip of the Week April 20, 2020 National Volunteer Week has arrived! National Volunteer Week was established to inspire people to volunteer to make their communities a better place, to promote the recognition of volunteers, and to encourage volunteerism in … Continue reading

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How to Create a Volunteer Program and Prepare Your Nonprofit for Volunteers

Congratulations! Your nonprofit organization is ready to recruit volunteers to take operations, events, and fundraising work to the next level. When starting a volunteer program from scratch, review these best practices to create an ideal, streamlined volunteer management system — … Continue reading

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Add training links to VicNet

Tip of the Week April 13, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module you can place a link on the Home tab of VicNet to training materials the volunteers need. Volunteers can login and click the link to be … Continue reading

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Key Analytics for Volunteer Organizations

You don’t need a degree in advanced data analytics to extract valuable insights from your organization’s activities. Get a sense of how volunteer organizations can use analytics and — more importantly — what these metrics have to tell you about improving your operations. We’ll … Continue reading

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See notifications on the Welcome Page

Tip of the Week April 06, 2020 Volgistics’ Welcome Page is a landing page—the first page operators will see when they log in. In addition to providing new feature messages, account statistics, birthday lists, and tips of the week (like … Continue reading

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