Category Archives: Tips

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

Use the Contacts Tab to Record Secondary Contacts for Group Records

Tip of the Week September 30, 2019 If your organization uses group records, you can record the main contact’s name, address, phone number, and email on the Core tab of the group record. However, there may be times when you … Continue reading

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Include Volunteer Names on ‘Child’ Records in Excel Reports

Tip of the Week September 23, 2019 In databases, a ‘child’ record is a piece of information that relates back to one particular record. Because Excel Spreadsheet reports are designed to be able to contain a very large amount of … Continue reading

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Recruit Senior Citizen Volunteers

Recruiting older volunteers offers an excellent way to bring people who have top-notch skills and outstanding experience to your organization. People over age 65 are often retired and have lots of spare time to donate to a great cause. Connecting with this … Continue reading

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Track Assignments Automatically

Tip of the Week September 16, 2019 In Volgistics, a volunteer’s Role in an assignment shows their relationship to the assignment. For example, a Role of Assigned means that the volunteer is actively serving while a Role of Substitute might … Continue reading

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How to Recruit and Engage Youth Volunteers

Youth volunteers bring vitality and excitement to a nonprofit. Their energy can give your full-time staff a boost, and their interest in your cause could help sustain your organization for years to come. But how do you reach out to … Continue reading

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Limit the Rights or Access to Volgistics for Specific System Operators

Tip of the Week September 02, 2019 If a Volgistics Account will utilize the services of system operators other than just the account’s Administrator(s), it may be important to define specific limits of the rights or access for those users. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Volunteer Screening

Having a team of volunteers can significantly increase the impact of an organization. Competent volunteers can make a significant difference in day-to-day operations, and working with your organization benefits them by allowing them to build new skills and experience. However, … Continue reading

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Prompt a Password Reset for System Operators

Tip of the Week August 26, 2019 Whether you’re assigning an operator a password that you want to make temporary, or your organization has security concerns and wants all users to update their login information, or you simply want to … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Volunteer No-Shows

At one point or another, it’s bound to happen. Someone signs up for a volunteer slot, then doesn’t show up. In fact, it happens a lot for most charities. Putting a plan in place can save you and your organization … Continue reading

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