Track Multiple Addresses and Phone Numbers for Volunteers on Their Contacts Tab

Tip of the Week December 11, 2023 Volunteer addresses and phone numbers are stored on the Core tab of the volunteer record. In most cases this is sufficient to track the volunteer’s information. But sometimes a volunteer record may have more than one address or phone number you want to track, such as if the

How to Keep Track of Volunteer Hours

How to keep track of volunteer hours

Tracking volunteer hours can benefit your organization and those who dedicate their time to support your mission. Your volunteers are one of the most valuable aspects of your organization, and tracking their hours can highlight their value and your program’s success.  A volunteer hours form allows you to keep track of the tasks each person

Are You Compliant With Volunteering Laws?

Are you compliant with volunteering laws?

Many organizations have little understanding of how volunteers intersect with the law. Volunteers are one of the most crucial aspects of achieving a mission for many organizations. However, it’s essential that you understand the laws around volunteering to ensure you maintain legal and effective practices. Understanding the laws and your obligations can provide protection for

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

Tip of the Week November 13, 2023 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: The Date of Last Activity

Guide To Corporate Partnerships For Nonprofits

Guide to Corporate Partnerships for Nonprofits

If you manage a nonprofit, you know how vital external contributions can be. Corporate giving makes up a valuable part of those contributions — in 2019, charitable contributions from corporations amounted to about $449.6 billion.  What if you want to develop a permanent, mutually beneficial partnership with a local corporation or business? Building corporate-nonprofit partnerships

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: Now when volunteers view the daily view of their schedule, they can see other volunteers who are scheduled. If you have volunteers who do not want

Can Corporate Volunteering Help the Bottom Line?  

Can Corporate Volunteering Help the Bottom Line?  

Businesses are always looking for ways to boost their team’s productivity and happiness at work. Getting your employees to participate as corporate volunteers can do just that while also improving your bottom line. Employee volunteerism is a great way to encourage workers to become more involved in their corporate community. With so many benefits for

Stopping Automatic Reports

Tip of the Week October 23, 2023 Volgistics reports can be configured to automatically run on a weekly or monthly basis. These reports can be delivered to your account’s In Box tab or be sent out by email. There may be times, however, when automatic reports have been setup for someone who is no longer

Can You Pay Your Volunteers?

Can you pay your volunteers?

Many nonprofit organizations maintain a combination of employees and volunteers to achieve their goals. However, this structure can also spark questions, especially about payment — should volunteers receive compensation for their work? Nonprofit leaders want to create the best experience for their volunteers but might wonder how they should compensate them for their dedication. Some

Tips for Avoiding Volunteer Burnout

Tips for Avoiding Volunteer Burnout

Every volunteer organization should prioritize the well-being and happiness of their volunteers. Healthy, joyful people are more productive, better at problem-solving, and more enjoyable to be around. Learning more about volunteer burnout can help your organization combat overly stressed and exhausted team members for better overall performance. We are sharing tips and tricks for keeping