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 March 21, 2016

Spellcheck your entries and emails with browser add-ons Because Volgistics is entirely web-based, you can use the features within your own web browser—such as built-in spell checking add-ons and plugins—to assist you in using Volgistics’ tools for managing your volunteers. ‘Spell checker’ or ‘Spell check’ features can help spot and correct misspelled or mistyped words

Tip of the Week February 29, 2016

Helpful Hints for VicNet Passwords If your organization uses the VicNet module, your volunteers will need a password to login to the secure portal. You can manage the settings on the VicNet Ground Rules page to allow volunteers to change their own password, and volunteers can acquire a new password at any time by clicking

Tip of the Week June 9, 2014

Send an email to a group of volunteers from the Volunteers page When you’re sending an email message from the Out Box of the Volgistics Mailbox, you can select to send it to a single volunteer, tagged volunteers, volunteers who have a certain Status, are in a certain Set, or to all the volunteers in

Tip of the Week June 2, 2014

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 documents such as volunteer newsletters or manuals. Or, they could be items you need volunteers to complete and