Post documents for view in VicNet

Tip of the Week June 29, 2020 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 volunteer newsletters or manuals. Or they could be items you need volunteers to complete and return

Clean up your report list

Tip of the Week June 22, 2020 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 or other useful reports that will be used again in the future, while others may have been created just for

Customize the Volunteers Page

Tip of the Week June 15, 2020 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 make this page more usable for your organization. To do this, you will need access to

Fiscal, Calendar, and YTD Statistics

Tip of the Week June 08, 2020 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 31st each year, a Fiscal Year may begin on the first day of any specific

Link to applications from the Opportunity Directory

Tip of the Week May 25, 2020 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 as the ‘Web site’ for the Assignment records you advertise (so long as you’re not already using your Assignments’

Finding and recording volunteer absences

Tip of the Week May 18, 2020 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 has been entered into the system. When this is done, you can create

Volunteer & Assignment Matching

Tip of the Week May 11, 2020 Volgistics includes features for matching volunteers and Assignments. Volunteers are considered as matching – or not matching – an assignment based on the selections on the Profile tabs for both the Assignment and the volunteer. The matching features can be a great way to find Assignments a particular

Protect your account with strong passwords

Tip of the Week May 4, 2020 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-part authentication for login, and security blocks to prevent repeated login attempts. However, security experts feel that

Helpful Hints for VicNet Passwords

Tip of the Week April 27, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module, your volunteers will login to this module using their email address and their VicNet password. The VicNet Ground Rules page allows you to manage password settings, and volunteers can choose to update their password at any time by clicking the Forget