Category Archives: Tips

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

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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Tip of the Week May 07, 2018

Create clickable links to your Application Form from the Opportunity Directory 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week April 30, 2018

Protect your account with strong passwords 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-factor authentication for … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week April 23, 2018

Finding and recording volunteer absences 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week April 16, 2018

National Volunteer Week (U.S. & Canada) 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. This … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week April 09, 2018

Volunteer & Assignment Matching Volgistics’ matching features for volunteers and assignments were recently revamped to make them more user-friendly and practical for regular use. Now, in lieu of categories or ‘levels’ of matching, volunteers are now considered as matching – … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week April 02, 2018

Add links to training videos, web pages, and more on the VicNet module. If your organization uses the VicNet module you can place a link on the Home tab of VicNet to training materials the volunteers need. Volunteers can login … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week March 26, 2018

See New Message notifications on the Welcome Page Volgistics’ “Welcome Page” is a landing page—the first page operators will see when they log in. In addition to providing new feature messages, account statistics, birthday lists, and tips of the week … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week March 19, 2018

Link to web sites for volunteer records from within Volgistics Volunteer records in Volgistics have a Web site field on the Core tab. On group records, this field can be used to record the organization’s web site. On individual volunteer … Continue reading

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