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Quick Tip: Rating Your Volunteers
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 16 December 2016 05:57 PM

Did you know there are three different ways you can rate/rank your volunteers in VolunteerHub? Some organizations have a need to rate volunteers based on their recent activity, total hours, total points or simply as needed to capitalize on new insights and functionality within VolunteerHub. This tip will help you quickly see who your top volunteers are and learn what you can do with that information by trying out the rating methods below.

1. Rate Volunteers via User
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Quick Tip: Boost Efficiency with Your Browser’s Search and Tab Options
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 07 October 2016 05:51 PM

Did you know you can review information and make updates much more quickly by opening several records at once? Because VolunteerHub can be opened in any web browser, you can take advantage of your browser’s tab and search functionality when managing your volunteers and events. Check out the tips below to boost efficiency when viewing and editing data in your VolunteerHub site. 

View or Edit Several Users or Events at Once

Need to view several users’ accounts
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Quick Tip: Allow New Volunteers to Reserve Events for Their Group
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 20 April 2016 10:05 AM

Any event in VolunteerHub can be configured to allow group volunteers to register for a large number of slots, effectively allowing them to reserve the entire event for their group. This method can be used by itself to eliminate group scheduling efforts by your staff entirely (if you don’t need to track user accounts for each group member), or you can use it to replace manual communication like emails or phone calls when scheduling your groups, allowing them instead to simply log into your
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Quick Tip: Hiding Future Instances of Recurring Events
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 12 April 2016 02:26 PM

Do you want to make your recurring events visible one-at-a-time rather than all at once? You can easily “turn on” individual instances of your Recurrence Masters in VolunteerHub as you are ready for volunteers to see them, rather than having several months’ worth of events visible at once when you create them.

This is a handy tip for opportunities where the details for each instance become available as the event’s scheduled date
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Quick Tip: Changing Your Event Schedule’s Appearance
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 05 April 2016 06:09 PM

Did you know you could change the way your opportunities appear to volunteers in your VolunteerHub site’s schedule? While volunteers will always only see events in the future, you can determine how far into the future they can view events for as well as whether your opportunities appear with Sign Up buttons or in a calendar format. Below are some quick ways to change your schedule view.

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Quick Tip: 2 Ways to Require Approval for Individual Events
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 16 March 2016 01:59 PM

Some events need more limitations than others. While the majority of VolunteerHub’s functionality is based around self-registration for events (meaning users can sign themselves up as needed), we also provide ways for administrators to maintain some control over event sign-ups. This article will show you a couple ways to build an approval process for individual event registrations.

Basic approval processes can also be built into your new volunteer onboarding
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