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!

Tip of the Week December 11, 2017

Disable VicNet access for specific volunteer records 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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Tip of the Week December 4, 2017

Track multiple addresses and phone numbers for volunteers on their Contacts tab. 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week November 27, 2017

Message history is available on History tab of volunteer record. 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week November 20, 2017

Keep a local back-up of your volunteer data. 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week November 13, 2017

Allow volunteers to see who else is scheduled in VicNet 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’ … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week November 6, 2017

Use the Date of Last Activity field to see when a volunteer served last 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 30, 2017

Spread holiday cheer with the VicTouch Greeting Cards feature. 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 23, 2017

Make Assignments inactive to remove them from view while keeping service information 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 … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 16, 2017

Mark batches of Awards as presented at the same time using Tickler feature If your organization uses Awards as a way to recognize your volunteers, you may have certain dates when you present the awards to your volunteers, such as … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week October 9, 2017

Use the Volgistics Store to get invoices and receipts for payments Each Volgistics account has a secure Volgistics Store where users can manage a variety of needs for their account such as arranging payments, creating invoices, and adjusting their service … Continue reading

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