Run Service Reports for a Single Site, Place, or Assignment

Tip of the Week April 24, 2023 When you run Service Summary or Service Details reports, there may be times when you want to limit the service information included on the report to one particular Assignment, or to just the Assignments that fall under a particular Site or Place in your account. You can learn

It’s National Volunteer Week!

Tip of the Week April 17, 2023 Established in 1974 and now a part of Global Volunteer Month, National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. It’s also

Finding a Volunteer’s Application Date

Tip of the Week April 10, 2023 If you use online application forms to receive information from prospective volunteers, you may sometimes need to know when a volunteer submitted their application. There are a few ways you can find this date. If you haven’t received the application yet, you can see the date it was

Give Access to the Volgistics Store Without Giving Access to Your Volunteer Database.

Tip of the Week April 03, 2023 In many organizations, payment and billing is taken care of by a person in a department outside of volunteer services. In these cases, you can provide them with access to the Volgistics Store for your account without giving access to the volunteer database used to manage your records.

View a Sent Email Message to See Recipients

Tip of the Week March 27, 2023 Volgistics keeps a list of sent email messages on the History tab of each volunteer’s record. While this is useful if you know the names of the volunteers who a message was sent to, there are times when you may not remember this information. In these cases, you

Why Volunteer Training Programs Are Important

Why Volunteer Training Programs are Important

Training programs for volunteers may look different for every organization depending on what your program does and what you want your volunteers to achieve. However, for most organizations and companies, the purpose of volunteer training is to assist volunteers in completing their roles independently. Trainees should feel confident in their jobs, feeling they can achieve

Receive Self-Scheduling Alerts by Email or Text as a System Operator

Tip of the Week March 20, 2023 Self-scheduling alerts can be setup on the Schedule ‘Rules’ tab of each Assignment record to send notifications whenever a volunteer adds or removes themselves from that Assignment’s Schedule. These notifications can be sent to system operators via the Volgistics Mailbox and/or to coordinators by email or text message.

How to Switch From Manual Volunteer Management to Volunteer Management Software

How to Switch From Manual Volunteer Management to Volunteer Management Software

With paper files to organize, staff turnover, information silos across various software and filing cabinets, and scheduling conflicts, manual volunteer management can be a labor of love — but it doesn’t have to be. Volunteer management software is an administrative platform that helps your team simplify existing processes with faster, more efficient recruitment, compliance, tracking,

Include Archived Volunteers in Excel Spreadsheet Reports

Tip of the Week March 13, 2023 Your Volgistics database is divided into archived and non-archived sections. The Archive is designed for long term storage of inactive volunteers. In your account’s service level, archived records cost significantly less because they have more limited functionality than non-archived records. For example, archived volunteers cannot be tagged or

How to Reengage Inactive Donors for Sustainable Giving

How to Reengage Inactive Donors for Sustainable Giving

As an organization that relies on donations, you may be looking for a way to achieve more sustainable giving. Reengaging inactive donors is an effective way to increase donor retention because they’re already familiar with you. Instead of starting from step one with a new donor, make an effort to reconnect with lapsed donors and