Category Archives: Tips

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

Use the Date of Last Activity Field to See When a Volunteer Served Last

Tip of the Week November 11, 2019 Volgistics makes it easy to see the last date a volunteer served with the Date of Last Activity field recorded in the Statistics box on the Core tab of the volunteer record. You … Continue reading

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Make Assignments Inactive to Remove Them from View While Keeping Service Information

Tip of the Week November 04, 2019 There may be times when your organization no longer needs to track an Assignment record. In these cases, the Assignment can be deleted—but this will also delete the Assignment details from volunteer service … Continue reading

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Spread Holiday Cheer with the VicTouch Greeting Cards Feature

Tip of the Week October 28, 2019 If your organization uses the VicTouch module, you can create holiday cards which will be displayed when volunteers sign-in. The setup options allow you to customize a heading and message, and choose a … Continue reading

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Stopping Automatic Reports

Tip of the Week October 14, 2019 Volgistics has a feature that can be setup so that certain reports will automatically process during the overnight maintenance cycle. These reports can be delivered to your account’s In Box tab on a … Continue reading

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Keep Your Account’s Billing Procedures Accessible and Ready

Tip of the Week October 07, 2019 As renewal dates approach and/or administrative personnel change, it can be important to make sure that there are authorized staff handling the billing for your Volgistics account and that they are able to … Continue reading

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Use the Contacts Tab to Record Secondary Contacts for Group Records

Tip of the Week September 30, 2019 If your organization uses group records, you can record the main contact’s name, address, phone number, and email on the Core tab of the group record. However, there may be times when you … Continue reading

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Include Volunteer Names on ‘Child’ Records in Excel Reports

Tip of the Week September 23, 2019 In databases, a ‘child’ record is a piece of information that relates back to one particular record. Because Excel Spreadsheet reports are designed to be able to contain a very large amount of … Continue reading

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Recruit Senior Citizen Volunteers

Recruiting older volunteers offers an excellent way to bring people who have top-notch skills and outstanding experience to your organization. People over age 65 are often retired and have lots of spare time to donate to a great cause. Connecting with this … Continue reading

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Track Assignments Automatically

Tip of the Week September 16, 2019 In Volgistics, a volunteer’s Role in an assignment shows their relationship to the assignment. For example, a Role of Assigned means that the volunteer is actively serving while a Role of Substitute might … Continue reading

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