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

Tip of the Week August 15, 2016

Delete an entire batch of service. One method of entering volunteer service hours in Volgistics is to use the Post page to enter service for a whole group of volunteers at once. This can be handy if you’re posting hours from a schedule. If hours are posted incorrectly with this method, operators must individually edit

Tip of the Week August 1, 2016

Find out how a service entry was created, or if the entry was edited. Service records in Volgistics can be created in a variety of different ways. Sometimes it is useful to be able to tell which method was used to create the record, or if the entry has been edited. To find this out

Tip of the Week June 27, 2016

Sort the columns of information in the Volgistics Mailbox The Volgistics Mailbox consists of the In Box, Out Box, Applications, Service, Help E-mail and Documents tabs. Each of these tabs is shared by the System Operators in your account (or all operators from the same Site if Site Level Access is enabled). As the number

Tip of the Week February 22, 2016

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 February 8, 2016

Post service hours directly from the schedule In Volgistics, volunteers’ Schedule and Service are tracked separately. The Schedule is an estimation of when volunteers are expected to serve in the future, while Service is a record of when they actually served in the past. The Schedule does not become Service automatically, but Volgistics’ Post page

Tip of the Week November 9, 2015

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: Select

Tip of the Week November 2, 2015

Make Assignments inactive to remove them from view while keeping service information There may be times when your organization no longer needs to track an Assignment. 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,

Tip of the Week August 10, 2015

Use floating subtotals for information on service in a specific period of time. In addition to regular service hour entries, Volgistics automatically keeps a total for month-to-date (MTD), 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 monthly time