Volunteer & Assignment Matching

Tip of the Week May 2, 2022 Volgistics includes features for matching volunteers and Assignments. Volunteers are considered as matching – or not matching – an assignment based on the selections on the Profile tabs for both the Assignment and the volunteer. The matching features can be a great way to find Assignments a particular

Protect Your Account with Strong Passwords

Tip of the Week April 25, 2022 Data security is often at the forefront of the news today. We strive to make your Volgistics account secure behind the scenes, and prevent unauthorized users from gaining access by using three-part authentication for login, and security blocks to prevent repeated login attempts. However, security experts feel that

Here’s How Animal Rights Organizations Can Benefit From Volunteer Management Software

Here's How Animal Rights Organizations Can Benefit From Volunteer Management Software

Animal rights organizations and animal shelters rely on volunteers to manage donations, run events, and tend to the animals in their care. However, animal organizations experience various challenges that can make recruiting and retaining volunteers a complicated task.  Using volunteer management software for your animal rights organization can increase organizational efficiency. It can save administrators

Tips for Managing Library Volunteers

Tips for Managing Library Volunteers

Libraries of all sizes rely on volunteers to keep operations afloat. Whether they are organizing bookshelves or helping with local fundraising efforts, unpaid workers are responsible for a lot of the work behind a functioning library.  To successfully fulfill your library’s mission, managers should understand the best practices for managing volunteers as well as paid

Managing Volunteers’ Expectations  

Managing Volunteers' Expectations  

Volunteers are a valuable part of any organization. They provide labor to accomplish many tasks that would otherwise cost precious funds. In addition, the people who volunteer at your organization bring invaluable outside perspectives that enrich your organizational culture. In exchange, volunteers want to be treated like they are important parts of your team, just

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Volunteer Coordinator

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer coordinators play a vital role in an organization’s success. They’re the primary point of contact for volunteers to interact with the organization, and they keep things running smoothly. Choosing the right person for the job can be tricky, but the right interview questions make it easier. From understanding how they’ll perform in the role

Volunteer Guides for VicNet and VicTouch

Tip of the Week March 21, 2022 If your organization uses the VicTouch or VicNet modules, Volgistics offers guides and tutorials for your volunteers! VicTouch Help topic 1147 How to Sign-in and Sign-out at VicTouch: A Brief Guide for Volunteers has information for the VicTouch module. The direct link for this is: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/Help.dll?ACT=21&TOPIC=1147 Beta VicNet

Effective Capacity Building in Volunteer Organizations

Effective Capacity Building in Volunteer Organizations

Capacity building involves working toward improving a volunteer organization’s effectiveness. It often focuses on building necessary skills for future sustainability. Capacity building in volunteer organizations can refer to various activities, all designed to strengthen the program’s ability to fulfill its mission now and in the future. Establishing capacity building is essential to the success of

See notifications on the Welcome Page

Tip of the Week March 14, 2022 Volgistics’ Welcome Page is a landing page—the first page operators will see when they log in. In addition to providing new feature messages, account statistics, birthday lists, and tips of the week (like this one), the Welcome Page will also include a ‘Mail’ section directing operators’ attention to