Author Archives: Volgistics Team

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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Link to volunteer websites

Tip of the Week March 30, 2020 Volunteer records in Volgistics have a Web site field on the Core tab. On group records, this field can be used to record the organization’s web site. On individual volunteer records, you can … Continue reading

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How to Create a Successful Mentoring Program in Your Volunteer Organization

Volunteer training via peer mentorship is quickly gaining popularity across several industries. Shaking up the traditional volunteer orientation, these mentorship programs offer an alternative to training, courses, or compliance classes for new volunteers. How do you develop a volunteer mentoring … Continue reading

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Volunteer Guides for VicNet and VicTouch

Tip of the Week March 23, 2020 If your organization uses the VicTouch or VicNet modules, Volgistics offers guides and tutorials for your volunteers! Help topic 1147 “How to Sign-in and Sign-out at VicTouch: A Brief Guide for Volunteers” has … Continue reading

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How to Temporarily Suspend Volunteer Activities

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many organization are completely suspending or reducing the number of volunteer opportunities. There are several ways to handle this in your Volgistics account. This blog post explains more about each of your options. Disable Self-Scheduling and … Continue reading

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Inform Volunteers About COVID-19 At VicTouch

Tip of the Week March 16, 2020 What should your volunteers do if they’re sick? Stay home, of course! But when your volunteers are on-site, it’s a good idea to remind them about proper hygiene, briefly explain some of the … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Reward Volunteers

Volunteer appreciation recognizes the real impact that real people have on your organization. These thank-you gifts and tokens of appreciation can help increase volunteer retention, stabilize your operations and increase your community engagement potential. But more importantly, they’re human, so … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week Approaching

Tip of the Week March 09, 2019 National Volunteer Week is coming up! 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 … Continue reading

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Simplify VicNet access for users with multiple records

Tip of the Week March 02, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module you may have users who have both a volunteer record and a Coordinator record in your account. In these cases, when the user logs into the … Continue reading

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