Volunteer Statistics of 2023

Volunteer Statistics of 2023

Volunteerism is a cornerstone of American culture. It brings communities together and allows people to put their free time to good use by giving back to those in need. In the years following the pandemic, a few major shifts have altered the philanthropic world and how people serve their neighbors. As more people return to

New VicNet App Available Now!

It’s finally here! The new VicNet app for Apple and Android devices will make it easier than ever for your volunteers to manage their schedules, update their profile information, and receive important information from you. We’re really excited about the app, but there are several things you need to know about the rollout, which we

New Application Forms Leaving Beta

The new version of Volgistics’ application forms are leaving the beta period, and are ready for everyone to use! This includes a whole host of improvements like custom theming, drag-and-drop field reordering, and a new mobile responsive design. But this also means the legacy application forms you might be using now will be going away.

New Features: Updated Email Editor and More Rich Text

We recently overhauled the editor we use for email messages, making formatting apply more consistently and making it easier to include images and placeholders. Along with this, we added the editor to many other places in Volgistics that were previously limited to just plain-text, like volunteer notes, instruction fields for your application forms, and Assignment

National Volunteer Week Approaching

Tip of the Week March 08, 2021 National Volunteer Week is coming up! National Volunteer Week was established to inspire people to volunteer to make their communities a better place, to promote the recognition of volunteers, and to encourage volunteerism in general. The U.S. and Canada will celebrate NVW this year from April 18-24, 2021.

How Your Organization Can Promote Safe Volunteering During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How Your Organization Can Promote Safe Volunteering During the Pandemic

COVID-19 changed the way we do a lot of things, including volunteering. Help is now more necessary than ever across all organizations — in animal shelters, food banks, child care, hospitals, and more — and people are eager to assist their community.  As a compassionate volunteer organization, your priorities likely shifted to keeping your volunteers

Happy International Volunteer Managers Day – Day 5

We have been celebrating volunteer managers from all over the world by sharing their stories of success from this year. We received so many amazing stories that we had to spread our celebration out over a whole week! We are so thankful to be a part of celebrating your accomplishments. If you haven’t had the

Happy International Volunteer Managers Day – Day 4

Thank you for joining us for another day of volunteer manager success stories! This year has certainly had its share of challenges, but so many of you have still succeeded and thrived! It has been incredibly encouraging to hear your stories, and we are so happy to be able to share them! We received over