Simplify VicNet access for users with multiple records

Tip of the Week February 21, 2022 If your organization uses the VicNet module you may have users who have both a volunteer record and a Coordinator record in your account. In these cases, when the user logs into the VicNet module they’ll need to enter the appropriate email address and password to be logged

Post service hours from the schedule

Tip of the Week February 14, 2022 In Volgistics, volunteers’ Schedule and Service are tracked separately. The Schedule is a plan of when volunteers are expected to serve in the future, while Service is a record of when they actually served in the past. The Schedule does not become Service automatically, but the Post page

Using the email validity icon

Tip of the Week February 07, 2022 When you send email through Volgistics, the system automatically tracks if the recipient’s email address is valid and uses an email validity icon on the Core tab of the volunteer record to display its status. By default, a volunteer’s email address is considered invalid if the last three

New Application Forms Beta Now Open!

We’ve been hard at work making improvements to the volunteer-facing portions of Volgistics. As you know, we made new versions of the VicNet volunteer portal and the Opportunity Directory available last year, and today we’re excited to announce a new version of the online application forms feature! The new application forms are available to all

How to Replace Organizational Staff With Volunteers

How to Replace Organizational Staff With Volunteers

Since the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1985, individuals have been allowed to volunteer their time to different public organizations, charities, and programs. Volunteers are undoubtedly an essential asset to any organization looking for devoted, energetic people who are willing to work toward a community goal. Your nonprofit organization may have plenty of staff but may

Promoting Volunteers to Greater Responsibility

Promoting Volunteers to Greater Responsibility

Your organization values all of your volunteers, but some stand out as ready to step up and assume new levels of responsibility. Promoting those who are ready and willing not only fills vital leadership roles, but it keeps volunteer satisfaction levels high. Additionally, when these experienced volunteers are challenged, they’re more likely to remain with

Get your automatic reports faster

Tip of the Week January 17, 2022 Custom reports can be scheduled to print automatically on a weekly or monthly basis. When you choose to run reports automatically, those reports will be automatically queued and processed during Volgistics’ overnight maintenance cycle. Although these commands are typically completed very quickly, sometimes backlogs may create delays. If

How Word-of-Mouth Marketing Can Help Your Organization

How Word-of-Mouth Marketing Can Help Your Organization

Finding volunteers can be challenging for new and well-established organizations alike. While there may be an abundance of charitable and willing people in your area, there’s a chance they’ve missed the ways you’ve tried to spread your message so far. While other advertising methods may fall short, word-of-mouth marketing (WOMM) can help you bring in