Tip of the Week August 7, 2017

Set schedule calendar to default to a specific date or month If you’re using Volgistics for an event that will take place in the future, you may want to setup the schedule calendar to default to a specific date or month. This makes it easier to use because you will not need to change the

Tip of the Week June 26, 2017

Use Schedule Icons to determine how a volunteer is scheduled In Volgistics, volunteers can be scheduled in two different ways: without openings and within openings. Some volunteers may be added directly to the schedule, while others may be assigned to fill specific openings that have been setup within Assignments. The “Two Ways to Schedule” section

Tip of the Week May 29, 2017

Import and print schedule in Excel Volgistics’ Schedule Reports are available in PDF format. However, there may be times you want to have the schedule in Excel format. There is not a report within Volgistics that is able to do this, but you can use the features in Excel to get the schedule information for

Tip of the Week November 28, 2016

Go to the Schedule tab of an Assignment from the Schedule page There are different ways to view the schedule in Volgistics to match the rendering that fits your needs the best. For example, if you want to view the schedule for your entire organization, you can select Schedule from the menu. Or, if you

Tip of the Week October 17, 2016

Use Volgistics’ Holidays feature to remove volunteers from the schedule on days your organization will be closed. If your organization closes or just keeps minimal staff on certain dates you can add the date as a holiday in your account. This will automatically remove all regularly scheduled volunteers from the schedule for the date you

Tip of the Week October 3, 2016

Preview what volunteers see when they login to VicNet If your organization uses the VicNet module you may want to preview what a volunteer sees when they login. This can be useful when you’re doing things such as setting up Vic self-scheduling to see if you’ve set it up correctly. One way to do this

Tip of the Week August 22, 2016

Use the Volgistics Substitute Tracking feature when volunteers are not able to serve. When volunteers are sick or unable to serve, you can remove them from the schedule and place a substitute volunteer on the schedule in their place. However, the Substitute Tracking feature provides an easier way to handle short term absences. To use

Tip of the Week April 11, 2016

Volunteer & Assignment Matching Volgistics’ matching features for volunteers and assignments were recently revamped to make them more user-friendly and practical for regular use. Now, in lieu of categories or ‘levels’ of matching, volunteers are now considered as matching-or not matching-an assignment based on the criteria selected for that assignment record. The revised matching features

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’