Category Archives: Tips

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

Add States (Or Provinces) to Dropdown

Tip of the Week July 15, 2019 When Volgistics accounts are created, the State/Province dropdown list is only populated with the organization’s home state or province. However, you can add other states or provinces to this list at any time … Continue reading

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How to Recruit and Engage Millennial Volunteers

Millennials are often portrayed as naive and spoiled, but those stereotypes are terribly unfair. These young people, ages 18-34, grew up during the Great Recession, and they have strong beliefs and ideals that make them an excellent group of volunteers. … Continue reading

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Send Email to Listed Volunteers from the Volunteers Page

Tip of the Week July 08, 2019 When you’re sending an email message from the Out Box tab of the Volgistics Mailbox, you can choose to send it to a single volunteer, tagged volunteers, all the volunteers in your database, … Continue reading

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Church Volunteer Management Tips

Effective volunteer management for churches is a bit different than for other organizations. Volunteer managers often worship alongside the people who volunteer, forming more personal relationships than those at other nonprofits. Volunteers play a vital role in keeping the church … Continue reading

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Use Schedule Icons to Determine How a Volunteer Is Scheduled

Tip of the Week July 01, 2019 In Volgistics, volunteers can be scheduled in two different ways: without openings and within openings. Some volunteers may be added directly to the schedule, while others may be assigned to fill specific openings … Continue reading

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How to Make a Volunteer Application Form

Your nonprofit undoubtedly needs volunteers, but you can’t accept just anyone who says they want to help out. Asking your applicants to fill out a volunteer form can help you determine if they make a good fit for your organization. … Continue reading

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You Can Copy One Volunteer’s Information with the Clipboard Copy Feature

Tip of the Week June 24, 2019 There may be times when you need to enter a volunteer’s basic information (such as name, address, phone number, etc.) into an outside word processing document. For example, some organizations may send letters … Continue reading

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Creating and Maintaining System Operator Records

Tip of the Week June 17, 2019 The credentials for the first Administrator in an account are created from the trial account information used when the account is started. Thereafter, the Administrator creates and maintains all System Operator records for … Continue reading

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Import and Print Schedule in Excel

Tip of the Week June 10, 2019 Volgistics’ Schedule Reports are available in PDF format. However, there may be times you want to have the schedule in Excel format. There is not a report within Volgistics that is able to … Continue reading

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Schedule Volunteers with Assignment Opening Rules Enforced

Tip of the Week June 03, 2019 Via the Schedule tab of an Assignment record or the Schedule page from the menu, System Operators are always able to schedule volunteers for any time even if the Rules tab of the … Continue reading

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