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

Disable VicNet Access for Specific Volunteer Records

Tip of the Week November 29, 2021 If your organization uses VicNet, there may be times when you want to disable access for some volunteers. You control who can access VicNet overall by using the Status, and the Type and Flag settings on the VicNet Ground Rules page. However, there may be times when you

Message History Is Available on History Tab of Volunteer Record

Tip of the Week November 22, 2021 When you use Volgistics’ features to send email, Vic mail, or text messages to volunteers, a record of the messages sent to each volunteer is kept on his or her History tab. You can view this record to see if the message shows as being successfully delivered, or