Tip of the Week December 5, 2016

Track multiple addresses and phone numbers for volunteers on their Contacts tab Volunteer addresses and phone numbers are stored on the Core tab of the volunteer record. In most cases this is sufficient to track the volunteer’s information. But sometimes a volunteer record may have more than one address or phone number you want to

Tip of the Week September 26, 2016

Link to web sites for volunteer records from within Volgistics 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

Tip of the Week September 19, 2016

Use email codes to personalize email messages. Volgistics has email codes available that allow you to personalize email messages that are sent to volunteers. These allow you to insert specific volunteer information into an email message similar to how the mail merge function works in a word processing program. The codes available allow you to

Tip of the Week July 4, 2016

Optimize PDF file sizes for more efficient delivery and quicker file opening speeds With Volgistics, you can include PDF documents as attachments that you send to your volunteers or Coordinators. When you do this, it is a good practice to always optimize the file you’re sending. This reduces the file size, which has a number

Tip of the Week June 13, 2016

Post documents for volunteers to download on VicNet If your organization uses the VicNet module, you can post documents on the Home tab for volunteers to download and print from their home computers. These could be informational files such as volunteer newsletters or manuals. Or they could be items you need volunteers to complete and

Tip of the Week May 9, 2016

Helpful hints for using Tags The Tags feature in Volgistics provides a useful way to temporarily mark multiple volunteer records so you can perform tasks for all of these records at once. Help topic 2137 explains more about what tasks you can perform for tagged records. Here are some helpful things to keep in mind

Tip of the Week April 4, 2016

Add links to training videos, web pages, and more on the VicNet module. 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.

Tip of the Week March 28, 2016

See New Message notifications on the Welcome Page Volgistics’ “Welcome Page” is the landing pageā€”the first page system 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’