How to Build a Team With Hybrid, In-Person, and Remote Volunteers

How to build a team with hybrid, in-person, and remote volunteers

Over the last few years, millions of people have shifted to a virtual environment for school, work, and health appointments. This shift is no different in the nonprofit sector, as many volunteers search for ways to engage with their favorite organizations through an online presence. While this method of volunteer engagement may seem difficult to

Guide to Volunteer Management

Volunteer management can be a juggling act with many moving parts. People are always looking for ways to improve and refine their management style to accomplish their team’s goals. Since about 80% of nonprofit organizations rely on volunteers to keep operations running, it is important for managers to understand how to handle and oversee their

New Feature: Collect Notes with Service Entries

Over the years, we’ve gotten quite a few requests from users who want to collect and store notes along with hours for individual service entries. For example, if volunteers are responsible for maintaining walking trails, they could include a brief summary of the trail conditions. Or if a volunteer is absent, you could use a

Volgistics Features Review

Tip of the Week August 08, 2022 As volunteer programs continue to re-launch, often with new staff, we’ve seen many new accounts or new administrators who aren’t taking full advantage of everything Volgistics has to offer. We want to make sure you’re getting the most of your investment. Did you know Volgistics includes features for:

Here’s How Animal Rights Organizations Can Benefit From Volunteer Management Software

Here's How Animal Rights Organizations Can Benefit From Volunteer Management Software

Animal rights organizations and animal shelters rely on volunteers to manage donations, run events, and tend to the animals in their care. However, animal organizations experience various challenges that can make recruiting and retaining volunteers a complicated task.  Using volunteer management software for your animal rights organization can increase organizational efficiency. It can save administrators

National Volunteer Week Approaching

Tip of the Week March 07, 2022 National Volunteer Week is coming up fast and we wanted to make sure you are aware of it. National Volunteer Week was established to inspire people to volunteer to make their communities a better place, to recognize your current volunteers, and to encourage volunteerism in general. The U.S.

See How Many Submissions an Application Has Received in a Year

Tip of the Week December 27, 2021 Many organizations that use application forms want to know how many applications they have received in a year, or another time period. This can be useful for reference, or for completing reports for grants and other external agencies. While you can create Sets to identify the number of volunteers who had

Archive Old Help Inquires to “Clean-Up” Your Mailbox

Tip of the Week December 20, 2021 The “Help E-mail” tab of the Mailbox is designed to provide a reference for System Operators. All System Operators in the account can review past questions and responses in case they find the information helpful. However, there may be past help inquiries that are simply thank-you responses, or

Track Multiple Addresses and Phone Numbers for Volunteers on Their Contacts Tab

Tip of the Week December 06, 2021 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 track, such as if the