|Administrative upload of files and images
||Administrators can upload files and images to use for promotional materials, photos, site content, and site appearance.
||Advanced Reporting provides you with extensive
online tools to better quantify your impact in
your community. Advanced reporting allows you to
run reports online for any custom fields that you
have added, shows you up-to-the second reports on
your most popular agencies and opportunities,
compares your volunteer interests with your available
opportunities, and much more.
|Automated Listing Maintenance
||Automated Listing Maintenance helps you keep information
up-to-date for all of your agency and opportunity listings.
Enterprise Edition automatically emails contacts for any
listings whose information is out-of-date. This system reduces
the cost of keeping your information current while ensuring that
your volunteers are always looking at current content.
Board Connections is an advanced system to help you manage
available board positions in your community. Board Connections
allows agencies to post board opening through the Internet and provides
tools prospecitve candidates to register online,
create detailed profiles about their
qualifications, and to research and apply for
board positions. The matching process takes
place online increasing the exposure of your board
positions while making it easier for community members to
||Clickthrough Tracker allows you to track the number
of people that click on a given URL. This is a powerful
tool for measuring the effectiveness of your news and email.
|Custom Domain Names
||Custom Domain Names allow you to create your own domain name
to use for your Enterprise Edition site. Thus, if your
center currently uses the internet address
http://www.yourcenter.com, you can easily set up volunteer
solutions at http://volunteer.yourcenter.com.
||Custom Questions provides you an online tool for
customizing fields collected for your agency,
opportunity, and volunteer records. The fields you add
can be private (admin only) or seen by the user as well
as a number of other options. Your custom fields you are
tightly integrated into the online report center,
including exportable CSV files. The Data Customization
system used by Enterprise Edition is one of the most
advanced in the world and helps you capture and report
on the information you need.
|Customized Email Templates
||Customized Email Templates allows you to setup templates
to use when sending system-generated email alerts to your users.
For example, you can customize the email messages your agencies
and users receive when they first register, when volunteers
sign up for a specific project, and much more.
|Customized Home Page
||Enterprise Edition allows administrators to easily adapts the home page of their site to meet their local needs. With Customized Home Pages, an administrator can quickly reorder items on their home page, and even add and remove items as they see fit. This requires no technical skills, and is as easy as moving them to where you want them to appear. Combined with the site skins option, you are able to focus volunteers on the aspects of your site that matter for your community.
||Data Export provides you integrated, easy-to-use tools
to download data related to your agencies, volunteers,
opportunities, referrals, etc. The format of the
export files (CSV) can be read by most modern applications
including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc.
||Data Import provides you integrated, easy-to-use tools
to import data related to your agencies, volunteers,
and opportunities. The format of the import files (CSV)
can be created by most modern applications including
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, etc.
||Data Sharing is an advanced feature designed to help
organizations near each other work together by sharing
your listings with each other. For example, with data
sharing, you can create a state-wide database of
volunteer opportunities by collecting data from 10
different centers. Each center maintains its own brand
while providing relevant content at the state-wide level.
|Detailed Change Log
||The online change log keeps a detailed history of
all changes to the data for each of your listings,
including information about who made the change.
In this way, you can easily keep track of
changes made by both the local agencies
and your staff.
|Detailed Volunteer Profiles
||Detailed Volunteer Profiles allow your volunteers
to save unlimited volunteer profiles detailing
their volunteer interests. This data is fully integrated
into the Report Center helping you to understand the interests
of your volunteers.
||Fully customize the letterhead you use when sending all emails from your site. This feature ensures that every email message you send, including all automated email messages, arrive into their recipient's inbox fully branded with the information that you configure.
||The email log keeps a detailed history of email communication
between you and your agencies and users.
||eSurvey allows you to design online surveys that you can send to everybody or to targeted subsets of your agency/user databases.
|Expanded Geographic Coverage
||Expanded geographic coverage allows your opportunities
to specify multiple geographic regions to match zip code
searches initiated by prospective volunteers. For example,
this option allows an opportunity to be made available
to a specific address or to a set of cities, counties, or
to a states or the entire country.
|Extensive Online Reporting
||Online Reporting provides you with online
tools to manage your agencies, opportunities,
and volunteers. The online reports include
an advanced report wizard to help you view
many different slices of your agencies, opportunities,
volunteers, and referrals, demographic
reports to help you understand the backgrounds of
your volunteer, and much more.
||Allows volunteers to list family or group members who
they volunteer with. Admins can set up custom questions
for these groups.
||Hit Tracker allows you to track statistics on the frequency and timing of searches being conducted on your site by registered volunteers. Combined with exporting to Excel, this is an effective way of tracking actual usage of your site.
||Hours tracking helps you quantify your volunteerism by
making it easy to capture the number of hours volunteered
in your community. Hours tracking is designed to help
volunteers, agencies, and administrators work together to
keep track of the hours worked. With full integration
into the online Report Center, the hours tracking feature
provides you another up-to-date measurement of your
|Multi-Tiered Site Administration
||Multi-Tiered Site Administration lets you create an online staff group with whom to share your daily administrative tasks. For example, you can designate a group of administrators for your upcoming event, a separate administrator for your agency and opportunity listings, and even assign read-only privileges to your executive team. The multi-tiered site administration feature is both easy-to-use and flexible to meet your changing needs.
|Online Agency Registration
||Online Agency Registration and Approval provides you with a set
of online forms for local organizations to register online with your
organization and for your staff to approve those registrations.
|Online Opportunity Registration
||Online Opportunity Registration and Approval provides you with an
easy to use online registration process for your agencies
to post an unlimited number of volunteer opportunities. Your staff
will be able to approve each of these opportunities online.
|Online Traffic Logs
||Each night, Enterprise Edition automatically generates a
report based on all the traffic your site received. At any
time, you can see how many people visited your site,
how many pages were seen, and much more. The online traffic
log reports allow you to report on traffic to your site
over a time frame you specify.
|Online Volunteer Registration
||Online Volunteer Registration allows potential volunteers
to register online with your organization, providing
both their contact information and a detailed profile of their
||PDF Reports allow you to save your online, dynamic reports
as PDF files to easily share with others. For example, with
this feature, you can easily email your colleagues a PDF
displaying volunteers who recently logged their hours.
Product Connections is an online tool to match non-financial gifts
between your organizations and community members. This feature helps
organizations obtain the goods they need through an efficient online matching tool
|Rule Based Opportunity Import
||Allows you to import opportunities using a set of rules, such as keywords and the way an opportunity is categorized, to decide whether or not a given opportunity is imported into your site
|Share Data Nationally
||Share your data nationally among other volunteer center and corporate sites, with full branding and promotion of your site
||Sublicensing allows you to provide volunteer portals
to other organization in your community. For example,
if you are a Volunteer Center that works with a local
corporation, sublicensing would give you the ability
to create a corporate-branded employee volunteer
|Synchronized Copies of Listings
||A feature to easily create copies of your listings, keeping the information you choose automatically synchronized. This feature is extremely useful to, for example, repost volunteer opportunities or to specify in detail who should be contacted in which area.
|Unlimited Custom Medallions
||The Custom Medallions feature allows your organization
to highlight listings in an unlimited number of ways.
Each medallion is an icon that you select with an associated
meaning that can be used to highlight listings throughout
your site. For example, you can create a "holiday" medallion
to help your users quickly identify holiday related listings.
|Unlimited Email Attachments
||Unlimited Email Attachments provide an integrated form
for sending attachments to different groups of users in
your system. For example, if you want to send a flyer
about an upcoming volunteer fair to your registered
agencies and volunteers, you can do so with a few clicks
in the report center.
|User Control of Site Skins
||Control the appearance of your site. For VS mini the administrator is allowed to update colors and fonts on their site. Other versions of Volunteer Solutions allow for full site branding to customize the appearance of the site in very powerful and flexible ways.
|Volunteer Event Management
||Volunteer Event Management (VEM) is the perfect
tool to help you efficiently organize your volunteer
events. With easy to use forms for your center, your
agencies, and your volunteers, you can now leverage the
Internet to match volunteers with projects available in
your community and for your events. This feature can be
purchased separately for non-Enterprise licenses. More
information at http://www.volunteersolutions.org/products/vems/.
|Volunteer Events Calendar
||The volunteer community calendar is used to provide a calendar
like interface to finding one-time opportunities. Volunteers
can then browse available opportunities by month to find
events on specific days in which they are interested