Category Archives: Tip of the Week

This is part of our Tip of the Week series. These weekly quick tips will help you utilize features in Volgistics you may not have known about. Check back often for new tips!

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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Use VicTouch Greeting Cards as Event Reminders

Tip of the Week May 27, 2019 If your organization uses the VicTouch module and you have an event coming up that you want volunteers to remember, consider using a VicTouch Greeting Card. Volunteers will see the reminder each time … Continue reading

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Use a Set to Find Records That Have Information in a Spare Field

Tip of the Week May 20, 2019 There may be times when you need to find all the volunteers in your account that have information in a specific text field. For example, to verify the information in a field called … Continue reading

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Customize VicTouch Access and Exit Codes

Tip of the Week May 13, 2019 If your organization uses the VicTouch module, please note we recommend using it in kiosk mode whenever possible. The kiosk mode causes the display to fill the entire screen. This hides the URL … Continue reading

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Archive Inactive Records to Keep Service Information and Save Money

Tip of the Week May 06, 2019 Your Volgistics database is divided into archived and non-archived sections. The Archive is designed for long term storage of inactive volunteers. In your account’s service level, archived records cost significantly less because they … Continue reading

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Protect Your Account with Strong Passwords

Tip of the Week April 29, 2019 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 … Continue reading

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Track Messages Received by Volunteers on the History Tab

Tip of the Week April 22, 2019 Each time a volunteer is a recipient of an email, text, or Vic Mail message from your account, an entry is added to the Messages section of the volunteer’s History tab. This feature … Continue reading

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Run Service Reports for a Single Site, Place, or Assignment

Tip of the Week April 15, 2019 When you run Service Summary or Service Details reports, there may be times when you want to limit the service information included on the report to one particular Assignment, or to just the … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week (U.S. & Canada)

Tip of the Week April 08, 2019 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. … Continue reading

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