esportsdesk.com's Volunteer Manager is an all in one volunteer management solution that streamlines the onboarding of volunteers, job configuration, shift scheduling and communication processes.
This Knowledge Base will guide you in setting up your volunteer manager.
Step 1: Set Up Roles
Roles define the ways your users interact with your organization. For example your organization may have roles such as Doctor, Paramedic, Referee, Coach, etc.
Creating Roles for Volunteer Manager
Step 2: Create Role Groups
You can manage your roles by creating a grouping for it.
Adding a Role Group
Step 3: Create a Volunteer Event (Registration)
You will first need to create a Volunteer Type registration so you can assign jobs and shifts from the Volunteer Manager in the next steps. Be sure to select Volunteer when creating the event.
Create an Event Registration
Fill in the volunteer event details as required.
Under the Roles section, you can choose whether to allow volunteers to choose their own role(s), OR have roles automatically assigned to them once they register. Select the roles that the registrant can choose from or be automatically assigned depending on what setting you choose.
Agree to the terms and conditions at the end to complete your volunteer registration setup.
Step 4: Create Volunteer Manager Instance
Before you can start assigning jobs and shifts for your volunteer event, you will need create a Volunteer Manager Instance for you volunteer event.
Create a Volunteer Manager Instance
Step 5: Create Jobs, Shifts, and Locations
Now that you have your Instance set up, it is time to add your jobs and shifts (so you can assign them to available volunteers), and shift locations.
Creating Jobs in Volunteer Manager
Creating Shifts in Volunteer Manager
Creating Locations in Volunteer Manager
Step 6: Assigning Shifts
Now it is time to assign shifts. Please read the below guide on how to assign shifts to your volunteers.
Assigning Shifts in Volunteer Manager