Guide to Choosing the Best Volunteer Management Software

Guide to Choosing the Best Volunteer Management Software

Your volunteer organization wouldn’t be the same without its volunteers. These are the folks using their free time to show up at your door, support your causes, and bring your mission to life. Selecting the right volunteer management system for your organization ensures you create the best volunteer experience for them. Plus, these systems simplify

Make Assignments Inactive to Remove Them from View While Keeping Service Information

Tip of the Week November 04, 2019 There may be times when your organization no longer needs to track an Assignment record. In these cases, the Assignment can be deleted—but this will also delete the Assignment details from volunteer service records. The date and hours will remain for the service entry, but the Assignment information

Tip of the Week January 21, 2019

Track the total number of shifts or visits volunteers serve Organizations may want to track how many times their volunteers have served, rather than just how many hours they’ve served. Volgistics makes this possible with Service Measures. These are an ideal feature for recording special types of service performed, and can be easily configured to

Tip of the Week February 19, 2018

Include the Source, Batch, or Directive fields for service entries on Service Details Reports Service Detail reports are designed to provide specific information about service entries that appear on the volunteer’s Service tab. When you create a custom Service Detail report and select to list volunteers on the Options tab, you can include volunteer fields

Tip of the Week November 6, 2017

Use the Date of Last Activity field to see when a volunteer served last Volgistics makes it easy to see the last date a volunteer served with the Date of Last Activity field recorded in the Statistics box on the Core tab of the volunteer record. You enable this field to be shown by following

Tip of the Week April 24, 2017

National Volunteer Week (U.S. & Canada) National Volunteer Week has arrived! 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. This week the U.S. and Canada are celebrating National Volunteer Week from April 23-29, 2017. Australia’s

Tip of the Week April 3, 2017

Run service reports for a single Site, Place or Assignment When you run Service Summary or Service Details reports, there may be times when you want to limit the service information included on the report to one particular Assignment, or to just the Assignments that fall under a particular Site or Place in your account.

Tip of the Week January 16, 2017

Track the total number of shifts or visits volunteers serve Organizations may want to track how many times their volunteers have served, rather than just how many hours they’ve served. Volgistics makes this possible with Service Measures. These are an ideal feature for recording special types of service performed, and can be easily configured to

Tip of the Week November 21, 2016

Use floating subtotals for recording service in a specific period of time. In addition to regular service hour entries, Volgistics automatically keeps a total for month-to-date (MTD), fiscal year-to-date (YTD), and life hours for volunteers. There are also two floating subtotal fields that you can use to keep track of service performed during time periods

Tip of the Week November 14, 2016

Create a Set to find small or large service entries. At times you may get abnormal service entries that have been created. For example, if you use the VicTouch module, sometimes a volunteer will sign-in for an assignment, re- enter their PIN number to check the schedule, and then click the “Sign-out” button out of