Category Archives: Tips

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

Customize VicTouch Access and Exit Codes

Tip of the Week May 13, 2019 If your organization uses the VicTouch module, please note we recommend using it in kiosk mode whenever possible. The kiosk mode causes the display to fill the entire screen. This hides the URL … Continue reading

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Archive Inactive Records to Keep Service Information and Save Money

Tip of the Week May 06, 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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Protect Your Account with Strong Passwords

Tip of the Week April 29, 2019 Data security is often at the forefront of the news today. We strive to make your Volgistics account secure behind the scenes, and prevent unauthorized users from gaining access by using three-part authentication … Continue reading

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New Volgistics Feature: Text Message Opt-In on Application Forms

We are excited to announce that you can now allow prospective volunteers to opt-in for text messaging when they fill out an application form. If you already have VicNet then text messaging is included in your account at no additional … Continue reading

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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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