Category Archives: Tips

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

See How Many Submissions an Application Has Received in a Year

Tip of the Week December 30, 2019 Many organizations that use application forms want to know how many applications they have received in a year, or another time period. This can be useful for reference, or for completing reports for grants … Continue reading

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Archive Old Help Inquires to “Clean-Up” Your Mailbox

Tip of the Week December 23, 2019 The “Help E-mail” tab of the Mailbox is designed to provide a reference for System Operators. All System Operators in the account can review past questions and responses in case they find the … Continue reading

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Disable VicNet Access for Specific Volunteer Records

Tip of the Week December 16, 2019 If your organization uses VicNet, there may be times when you want to disable access for some volunteers. You control who can access VicNet overall by using the Status, and the Type and … Continue reading

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Message History Is Available on History Tab of Volunteer Record

Tip of the Week December 09, 2019 When you use Volgistics’ features to send email, Vic mail, or text messages to volunteers, a record of the messages sent to each volunteer is kept on his or her History tab. You … Continue reading

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Track Multiple Addresses and Phone Numbers for Volunteers on Their Contacts Tab

Tip of the Week December 02, 2019 Volunteer addresses and phone numbers are stored on the Core tab of the volunteer record. In most cases this is sufficient to track the volunteer’s information. But sometimes a volunteer record may have … Continue reading

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Keep a Local Back-Up of Your Volunteer Data.

Tip of the Week November 25, 2019 Volgistics includes the ability to create a local back-up of your volunteer data using Excel spreadsheet reports. One reason to save this data to your local system is to access to your volunteer … Continue reading

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Allow Volunteers to See Who Else Is Scheduled in VicNet

Tip of the Week November 18, 2019 If your organization uses VicNet or VicTouch, you can allow volunteers to see other volunteers who are scheduled by following these steps: Select Setup from the menu. Expand the VicNet link. Select Schedule … Continue reading

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Use the Date of Last Activity Field to See When a Volunteer Served Last

Tip of the Week November 11, 2019 Volgistics makes it easy to see the last date a volunteer served with the Date of Last Activity field recorded in the Statistics box on the Core tab of the volunteer record. You … Continue reading

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Make Assignments Inactive to Remove Them from View While Keeping Service Information

Tip of the Week November 04, 2019 There may be times when your organization no longer needs to track an Assignment record. In these cases, the Assignment can be deleted—but this will also delete the Assignment details from volunteer service … Continue reading

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Spread Holiday Cheer with the VicTouch Greeting Cards Feature

Tip of the Week October 28, 2019 If your organization uses the VicTouch module, you can create holiday cards which will be displayed when volunteers sign-in. The setup options allow you to customize a heading and message, and choose a … Continue reading

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