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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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Understanding Your Volunteers’ Experience
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 14 June 2016 01:08 PM

It is important to understand what your volunteers see when they use your site. In VolunteerHub, you can easily create and manipulate test data without affecting your volunteers or real data. This lets you try new settings and options without confusing your volunteers.

Below are some ways you can test your site to ensure your users are getting the experience you intended.

A basic walkthrough on using your site as a volunteer can also be found in
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7 Ways to Join User Groups in VolunteerHub
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 11 May 2016 10:48 AM

VolunteerHub offers a great deal of flexibility when it comes to adding volunteers to groups, making it easy for you to capture group memberships and harness VolunteerHub's Group-specific functionality, such as reporting, emailing, triggered User Form questions or restricted access to events. Below are seven different ways users can join groups in your volunteer site.

1. Administrators can check a box in the user’s account.

An administrator can add a user to a group
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Quick Tip: Tracking Groups Without Reserving a Specific Number of Slots
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 03 May 2016 02:19 PM

Sometimes it isn’t possible to plan every detail for a group event. VolunteerHub lets you track different groups of volunteers separately when they register for your events, even if you don't know how many volunteers are coming from each group beforehand. Here are a couple example scenarios where this might come in handy:

  • You have multiple volunteer groups coming out but you aren’t sure how many volunteers to expect from each group.
  • You need to track
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Quick Tip: Auto-Join Users to Groups in Kiosk
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 16 February 2016 02:51 PM

The Kiosk app allows volunteers to check into events in order to receive hours automatically. Therefore, the app is streamlined to ensure volunteers can check in quickly without slowing down the process and delaying event start times. However, you can still automatically capture group membership information for new user accounts by opening Kiosk through that group’s landing page!

When you open
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Quick Tip: User Form Question or User Group?
Posted by Gabrielle Long on 20 January 2016 09:58 AM

What are the key differences between a user form question and a user group? And when should you be creating a user group in place of a user form question? It really boils down to the functionality you want to have as well as the ability to maintain a good balance of user-selectable groups versus user form questions.

User Form questions are simply questions that users answer when they create or edit their accounts in your VolunteerHub site. You can create a wide
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