Fiscal, Calendar, and YTD Statistics

Tip of the Week June 08, 2020 Your organization may have a Fiscal Year (also sometimes called a Budgetary or Financial Year) that differs from a standard Calendar Year. While a Calendar Year is measured from January 1st to December 31st each year, a Fiscal Year may begin on the first day of any specific

14 Ways to Increase Volunteer Attendance at Your Next Event

13 Ways to Increase Volunteer Attendance of You Next Event

Whether you’re planning a fundraiser, festival, or adoption event, you will always need a few helping hands. But if you’re seeing little interest in your volunteer opportunities and an even smaller turnout on event day, you may be wondering how to find volunteers for an event. No matter the size of your organization, your team is

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’

Guide to Switching Volunteer Management Software

The Ultimate Guide to Switching Volunteer Management Software

Are you looking to switch your volunteer management software? Maybe you’re going paperless, or your current system doesn’t do what you need. Either way, choosing and implementing a new system is a valuable investment. So, it’s essential to take your time as you select and introduce a new software. With the right plan in place,

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

Benefits of Family Volunteerism

Benefits of Family Volunteerism

Is your nonprofit looking for ways to diversify its volunteer roll? Add more flexibility to the volunteer schedule? Bring new talent through the door? Expand programming or projects across the upcoming calendar year? If you answered yes to any of these questions — and what nonprofit wouldn’t — then managing a family volunteer program should

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