Post documents for view in VicNet

Tip of the Week June 29, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module, you can post documents on the Home tab for volunteers to download and print from their home computers. These could be informational files such as volunteer newsletters or manuals. Or they could be items you need volunteers to complete and return

Clean up your report list

Tip of the Week June 22, 2020 As you or other system operators use Volgistics’ reporting features, your Print page may accumulate a large number of custom reports. Some of these may be automatic reports or other useful reports that will be used again in the future, while others may have been created just for

Customize the Volunteers Page

Tip of the Week June 15, 2020 By default, the Volunteer List page shows the Name, Tag, Group name, Street, City and Status fields in new trial accounts. However, you can customize the fields that are shown here to make this page more usable for your organization. To do this, you will need access to

Guide to Corporate Partnerships for Nonprofits 

Guide to Corporate Partnerships for Nonprofits

If you manage a nonprofit, you know how vital external contributions can be. Corporate giving makes up a valuable part of those contributions — in 2018, charitable contributions from corporations amounted to about $21.4 billion.  What if you want to develop a permanent, mutually beneficial partnership with a local corporation or business? Building corporate-nonprofit partnerships

Fiscal, Calendar, and YTD Statistics

Tip of the Week June 08, 2020 Your organization may have a Fiscal Year (also sometimes called a Budgetary or Financial Year) that differs from a standard Calendar Year. While a Calendar Year is measured from January 1st to December 31st each year, a Fiscal Year may begin on the first day of any specific

14 Ways to Increase Volunteer Attendance at Your Next Event

13 Ways to Increase Volunteer Attendance of You Next Event

Whether you’re planning a fundraiser, festival, or adoption event, you will always need a few helping hands. But if you’re seeing little interest in your volunteer opportunities and an even smaller turnout on event day, you may be wondering how to find volunteers for an event. No matter the size of your organization, your team is

Link to applications from the Opportunity Directory

Tip of the Week May 25, 2020 To create an HTML link that visitors to your Opportunity Directory can click on to navigate directly to a particular Application Form, you can enter your application form’s URL as the ‘Web site’ for the Assignment records you advertise (so long as you’re not already using your Assignments’

Guide to Switching Volunteer Management Software

The Ultimate Guide to Switching Volunteer Management Software

Are you looking to switch your volunteer management software? Maybe you’re going paperless, or your current system doesn’t do what you need. Either way, choosing and implementing a new system is a valuable investment. So, it’s essential to take your time as you select and introduce a new software. With the right plan in place,

Finding and recording volunteer absences

Tip of the Week May 18, 2020 If your organization needs to keep track of when volunteers do not show up for scheduled assignments, Volgistics can help. The first step is to make sure all volunteer service for the date in question has been entered into the system. When this is done, you can create