Coordinators Can Schedule Regular Volunteer Shifts

Tip of the Week May 20, 2024 In VicNet, coordinators can easily fill openings with volunteers on a one-time basis. Scheduling a regular or repeating shift for a volunteer is a bit less obvious though. To do this, start by scheduling a volunteer for a one-time shift on the first date. Then, click the Edit

Scheduling Qualified Volunteers

Tip of the Week May 13, 2024 With a recent update, we adjusted the settings on the Rules tab in Assignments and added a Qualified Volunteers checkbox on the schedule. This allows you, as a System Operator, to filter the volunteers in the list based on the Rules tab settings. Instead of seeing all of

Finding and recording volunteer absences

Tip of the Week May 6, 2024 If your organization needs to keep track of when volunteers do not show up for scheduled assignments, Volgistics can help. The first step is to make sure all volunteer service for the date in question has been entered into the system. When this is done, you can create

Volunteer & Assignment Matching

Tip of the Week April 29, 2024 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

It’s National Volunteer Week!

Tip of the Week April 22, 2023 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. will celebrate NVW this year from April 21-27, 2024. In Canada, National Volunteer Week was actually last

Protect Your Account with Strong Passwords

Tip of the Week April 15, 2024 Data security is often at the forefront of the news, what with people theoretically hacking toothbrushes and getting password dumps from major companies. 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

Helpful Hints for VicNet Passwords

Tip of the Week April 8, 2024 If your organization uses the VicNet module, your volunteers will login using their email address and a password. The VicNet Ground Rules page allows you to manage password settings, including strength requirements, minimum length, and how often they expire. And volunteers can choose to update their password at

Add training links to VicNet

Tip of the Week April 1, 2024 If your organization uses the VicNet module you can place a link on the Home page of VicNet to training materials the volunteers need. Volunteers can login and click the link to be taken to the web address that has the information. This allows you to post links

Link to Volunteer Websites

Tip of the Week March 25, 2024 Volunteer records in Volgistics have a Web site field on the Core tab. On group records, this field can be used to record the organization’s web site. On individual volunteer records, you can record the volunteer’s personal web page or their page on sites such as Facebook or

Volgistics Has Guides for VicTouch and VicNet

Tip of the Week March 18, 2024 If your organization uses the VicTouch or VicNet modules, Volgistics offers guides and tutorials for your volunteers! Volunteer Guide for VicTouch has information for the VicTouch module. The direct link for this is: Volunteer Guide for VicTouch Volunteer Guide for VicNet has information for volunteers using the beta