Category Archives: Tips

This will show interesting facts and tips to help you get the most out of Volgistics.

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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Tip of the Week February 18, 2019

Make sure volunteers receive your email messages Did you know there‚Äôs an easy change you can make in your account that will often dramatically improve email delivery rates for your volunteers? Because Volgistics sends messages to recipients on your behalf, … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week February 11, 2019

Modify Schedule Statistics reports to cover different time periods One of the stock Schedule Reports available in Volgistics is the Schedule Statistics (Stock) report. This report is useful because it allows you to quickly see how many openings are filled … Continue reading

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Developing a Volunteer Engagement Strategy

Why Create an Engagement Strategy? Developing a written volunteer engagement plan will benefit your organization by: Keeping Your Team on the Same Page: An established strategy for your recruitment and retention efforts makes the process clear for everyone involved. When … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week February 04, 2019

Learn terminology and definitions in the Volgistics Glossary Volgistics uses specific terminology regarding the different aspects of your account. It can sometimes be confusing if you do not know what a specific term means. For example, there is a distinct … Continue reading

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How to Recruit College Student Volunteers

Are you ready to reach out to a local university? Engage a new group of college students by using these volunteer recruitment tips, and enjoy the spirit these young people bring to your organization. College students make fantastic volunteers. Their … Continue reading

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