Volunteer Comments is an alternative to Volunteer Questions, and gives the race the option to have volunteers populate the Volunteer Notes field during volunteer registration. The race can turn it on in Volunteer Setup
Some races have large lists of Volunteer Tasks (some even have hundreds). We have implemented the same drag and drop reordering capability we have on content and menu pages. The option is at the bottom of the Volunteer Task page:
After you click on Edit Order, you will see all of your Categories and Tasks. You can drag and drop these into any order (and remember to “Save”).
We have added an option to check if volunteers are signing up for overlapping timeslots. The option is under Advanced Options in the first page of Volunteeer Setup under the Tasks.
We have added an option to limit Volunteers to only sign up for 1 task at a time. The setting is in the Advanced Options section at the bottom of the first page of Setup Tasks.
We have added a Priority field to Volunteer Tasks. It is set on each task:
It will show to Volunteers like this:
You can set passwords on each Volunteer Task. We have added the ability to add a password that covers all Volunteer tasks. This is set on the first page of the Volunteer Setup at the bottom under “Advanced Options”:
We have added Volunteers as a simple list in EMail Marketing. This makes it simple to include Volunteers on emails, or to use the EMail marketing system to communicate directly with them.
They appear in both the Send Email quick pick list, as well as when building custom lists. Since it shows each Task, you can target specific tasks or Categories.