Link to applications from the Opportunity Directory

Tip of the Week May 25, 2020 To create an HTML link that visitors to your Opportunity Directory can click on to navigate directly to a particular Application Form, you can enter your application form’s URL as the ‘Web site’ for the Assignment records you advertise (so long as you’re not already using your Assignments’

Finding and recording volunteer absences

Tip of the Week May 18, 2020 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 May 11, 2020 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 May 4, 2020 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

Helpful Hints for VicNet Passwords

Tip of the Week April 27, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module, your volunteers will login to this module using their email address and their VicNet password. The VicNet Ground Rules page allows you to manage password settings, and volunteers can choose to update their password at any time by clicking the Forget

National Volunteer Week (U.S. & Canada)

Tip of the Week April 20, 2020 National Volunteer Week has arrived! 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 19-25, 2020. Australia

Add training links to VicNet

Tip of the Week April 13, 2020 If your organization uses the VicNet module you can place a link on the Home tab 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

See notifications on the Welcome Page

Tip of the Week April 06, 2020 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

Link to volunteer websites

Tip of the Week March 30, 2020 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

Volunteer Guides for VicNet and VicTouch

Tip of the Week March 23, 2020 If your organization uses the VicTouch or VicNet modules, Volgistics offers guides and tutorials for your volunteers! 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: Help topic 1148