Category Archives: Tips

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

Tip of the Week September 17, 2018

Clear your own security blocks for your account. To protect customer accounts from unauthorized access, such as those who are not operators but who might try to guess the password or other information to login, Volgistics automatically places a security … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week September 10, 2018

Use the Advanced options on the Volunteer’s page to fine tune searches. When you’re looking for groups of volunteer records, the Basic options on the Volunteers page provide a powerful search tool. For example, to locate just Active Adult volunteers … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week September 03, 2018

Use Sets to make Checklist items apply to volunteers in multiple Assignments. When you setup a Checklist item, you can have it apply to volunteers who have a specific Assignment by selecting that Assignment’s name from the “Those assigned to” … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 27, 2018

Use Volgistics’ Substitute Tracking feature when volunteers are not able to serve. When volunteers are sick or unable to serve, you can remove them from the schedule and place a substitute volunteer on the schedule in their place. However, Volgistics’ … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 20, 2018

Delete an entire batch of service. One method of entering volunteer service hours in Volgistics is to use the Post page to enter service for a whole group of volunteers at once. This can be handy if you’re posting hours … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 13, 2018

Create a date field to track when contact information was updated last, or other date records. Volgistics does not automatically keep a date record to indicate when a volunteer’s profile or contact information was last updated. However, you can use … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week August 06, 2018

Find out how a service entry was created, or if the entry was edited. Service records in Volgistics can be created in a variety of different ways. Sometimes it is useful to be able to tell which method was used … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week July 30, 2018

Update your organization’s name, address or other information If your organization has changed its name, you may want to update your account so the correct name displays. Or, if you’ve moved to a different address, it’s always a good idea … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week July 23, 2018

Use a second monitor to show the Who’s Here page at VicTouch sign-in kiosk Organizations that use the VicTouch module to record volunteer service sometimes want volunteers or Coordinators to be able to quickly see which volunteers have arrived. You … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week July 16, 2018

Setup automatic reports to remind you to change a youth volunteer’s record when they become adults Many organizations separate adult and youth volunteers by giving them different Types in their account such as “Adult” and “Junior.” There is not a … Continue reading

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