Author Archives: Volgistics Team

Track Messages Received by Volunteers on the History Tab

Tip of the Week April 22, 2019 Each time a volunteer is a recipient of an email, text, or Vic Mail message from your account, an entry is added to the Messages section of the volunteer’s History tab. This feature … Continue reading

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Run Service Reports for a Single Site, Place, or Assignment

Tip of the Week April 15, 2019 When you run Service Summary or Service Details reports, there may be times when you want to limit the service information included on the report to one particular Assignment, or to just the … Continue reading

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Volgistics Update: Automatic Height for Embedded Forms

Embedding an application form into one of your webpages makes the form appear as part of your own website. The downside to this approach has always been that the form often includes a scrollbar, or it requires you to manually … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week (U.S. & Canada)

Tip of the Week April 08, 2019 National Volunteer Week has arrived! National Volunteer Week was established to inspire people to volunteer to make their communities a better place, to recognize your current volunteers, and to encourage volunteerism in general. … Continue reading

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Finding a Volunteer’s Application Date And/Or When the Record Was Added to Your Database

Tip of the Week April 01, 2019 If you use online application forms to receive information from prospective volunteers, you may sometimes need to know when a volunteer submitted their application. There is not a field in Volgistics that tracks … Continue reading

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Give Access to the Volgistics Store Without Giving Access to Your Volunteer Database.

Tip of the Week March 25, 2019 In many organizations, payment and billing is taken care of by a person in a department outside of volunteer services. In these cases, you can provide them with access to the Volgistics Store … Continue reading

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View a Sent Email Message to See Recipients

Tip of the Week March 18, 2019 Volgistics keeps a list of sent email messages on the History tab of each volunteer’s record. While this is useful if you know the names of the volunteers who a message was sent … Continue reading

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Receive Self-Scheduling Alerts by Email or Text as a System Operator

Tip of the Week March 11, 2019 Self-scheduling alerts can be setup on the Schedule ‘Rules’ tab of each Assignment record to send notifications whenever a volunteer adds or removes themselves from that Assignment’s Schedule. These notifications can be sent … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week Approaching

Tip of the Week March 04, 2019 National Volunteer Week is coming up fast and we wanted to make sure you are aware of it. National Volunteer Week was established to inspire people to volunteer to make their communities a … Continue reading

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Include archived volunteers in Excel spreadsheet reports

Tip of the Week February 25, 2019 Your Volgistics database is divided into archived and non-archived sections. The Archive is designed for long term storage of inactive volunteers. In your account’s service level, archived records cost significantly less because they … Continue reading

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