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!

Keep Report Columns All on One Page

Tip of the Week August 19, 2019 If you’ve created a custom report in PDF format, you may find instances where some columns of information extend beyond the width of the page causing them to appear on subsequent pages. If … Continue reading

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Print Service Report for a Single Archived Volunteer Record

Tip of the Week August 12, 2019 There may be times you want to print service reports for archived volunteer records. One way to do this is to create a custom Excel report that contains service information for all archived … Continue reading

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Set Schedule Calendar to Default to a Specific Date or Month

Tip of the Week August 05, 2019 If you’re using Volgistics for an event that will take place in the future, you may want to setup the schedule calendar to default to a specific date or month. This makes it … Continue reading

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Use the Find Fields, and the Advanced Options, to Locate Volunteer Records

Tip of the Week July 29, 2019 When you’re searching for specific groups of volunteer records, the Basic options on the Volunteers page provide a powerful search tool. For example, to locate just Active Adult volunteers, select “Active” from the … Continue reading

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Offset Costs by Placing Advertisements on VicNet

Tip of the Week July 22, 2019 If your organization uses the VicNet module, you may be interested to know that you can place advertisements on the VicNet Home page. These ads can be used as part of your fundraising … Continue reading

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Add States (Or Provinces) to Dropdown

Tip of the Week July 15, 2019 When Volgistics accounts are created, the State/Province dropdown list is only populated with the organization’s home state or province. However, you can add other states or provinces to this list at any time … Continue reading

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Send Email to Listed Volunteers from the Volunteers Page

Tip of the Week July 08, 2019 When you’re sending an email message from the Out Box tab of the Volgistics Mailbox, you can choose to send it to a single volunteer, tagged volunteers, all the volunteers in your database, … Continue reading

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Use Schedule Icons to Determine How a Volunteer Is Scheduled

Tip of the Week July 01, 2019 In Volgistics, volunteers can be scheduled in two different ways: without openings and within openings. Some volunteers may be added directly to the schedule, while others may be assigned to fill specific openings … Continue reading

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You Can Copy One Volunteer’s Information with the Clipboard Copy Feature

Tip of the Week June 24, 2019 There may be times when you need to enter a volunteer’s basic information (such as name, address, phone number, etc.) into an outside word processing document. For example, some organizations may send letters … Continue reading

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Creating and Maintaining System Operator Records

Tip of the Week June 17, 2019 The credentials for the first Administrator in an account are created from the trial account information used when the account is started. Thereafter, the Administrator creates and maintains all System Operator records for … Continue reading

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