Tag Archives: volunteer management software

How to Prevent Volunteer No-Shows

At one point or another, it’s bound to happen. Someone signs up for a volunteer slot, then doesn’t show up. In fact, it happens a lot for most charities. Putting a plan in place can save you and your organization … Continue reading

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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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Volunteer Scheduling Tips

Improve the Volunteer Scheduling Process Do you schedule volunteers for your organization? Then you know what a challenge it can be. You have to worry about your charity’s needs while also balancing the needs of your volunteers, and that harmony … 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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Time Management Tips for Volunteer Managers

Time Management Advice for Volunteer Managers Many nonprofits are small operations where employees wear many hats. You may have a lot of duties in addition to managing your volunteers. At times, this workload can feel overwhelming, but it’s possible to … 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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Top Reasons That Volunteers Quit

Is there a reason you’re losing volunteers? If you’ve noticed that people aren’t coming back, you may wonder if the exits reflect on your nonprofit. Sometimes you can address the reasons volunteers quit at an organizational level, and sometimes they’re … 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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Volunteer Management Challenges

5 Facts About Management Challenges There are so many common problems with volunteer management that every administrator can relate to. Whether you struggle to recruit new volunteers or fight an ongoing lack of resources, these issues can frustrate even 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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