Disable VicNet Access for Specific Volunteer Records

Tip of the Week November 29, 2021 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 Flag settings on the VicNet Ground Rules page. However, there may be times when you

Message History Is Available on History Tab of Volunteer Record

Tip of the Week November 22, 2021 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 History tab. You can view this record to see if the message shows as being successfully delivered, or

Feature Update: Schedule Page

We just released an update that makes significant changes to scheduling inside Volgistics. You can still schedule volunteers like you’ve always done, but we’ve made it much easier to use schedule openings, since they are usually a better way to manage the schedule in Volgistics. Here are just a few of the advantages of using

Keep a Local Back-Up of Your Volunteer Data

Tip of the Week November 15, 2021 Volgistics includes the ability to create a local back-up of your volunteer data using Volgistics’ Data Export feature. One reason to save this data to your local system is to access to your volunteer data in a situation where your internet connection is down. However, there is another

Allow Volunteers to See Who Else Is Scheduled in VicNet

Tip of the Week November 8, 2021 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 link. Select Schedule tab. Under Volunteers can… select one of the options for showing who else is scheduled.

Use the Date of Last Activity Field to See When a Volunteer Served Last

Tip of the Week November 1, 2021 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 Core tab of the volunteer record. You enable this field to be shown by following these steps: Select Setup from the menu.

Make Assignments Inactive to Remove Them from View While Keeping Service Information

Tip of the Week October 25, 2021 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 Assignment details from volunteer service records. The date and hours will remain for the service entry, but the Assignment information

Spread holiday cheer with Greeting Cards

Tip of the Week October 18, 2021 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 choose a date range for when the cards will be shown. You can use the graphics that

Keep billing procedures accessible and ready

Tip of the Week October 04, 2021 As renewal dates approach and/or administrative personnel change, it can be important to make sure that there are authorized staff handling the billing for your Volgistics account and that they are able to access the Store, receive billing notifications, and know how and when to plan future payments.