Category Archives: Tips

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

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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Tip of the Week July 09, 2018

Optimize PDF file sizes for more efficient delivery and quicker file opening speeds With Volgistics, you can include PDF documents as attachments that you send to your volunteers or Coordinators. When you do this, it is a good practice to … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week July 02, 2018

Sort the columns of information in the Volgistics Mailbox The Volgistics Mailbox consists of the In Box, Out Box, Applications, Service, Help E-mail and Documents tabs. Each of these tabs is shared by the System Operators in your account (or … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week June 25, 2018

Keep billing contact’s email address up-to-date to ensure account information is received In many organizations, the person responsible for paying the account’s service fees and managing invoices and receipts may not actually be an account Administrator. To allow this person … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week June 18, 2018

Post documents for volunteers to download on VicNet 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week June 11, 2018

Clean up your report list by deleting multiple reports at a time 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week June 04, 2018

Customize which fields show on the Volunteers Page 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week May 28, 2018

Use VicTouch Greeting Cards as Event Reminders If your organization uses the VicTouch module and you have an event coming up that you want volunteers to remember, consider using a VicTouch Greeting Card. Volunteers will see the reminder each time … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week May 21, 2018

Fiscal Year, Calendar Year, and YTD Statistics 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week May 14, 2018

Helpful hints for using Tags The Tags feature in Volgistics provides a useful way to temporarily mark multiple volunteer records so you can perform tasks for all of these records at once. Help topic 2137 explains more about what tasks … Continue reading

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