Ideas and Suggestions for Track it Forward

Help us grow Track it Forward and make it better! Suggest new ideas, improvements to the current site, and vote on other ideas. We will be reviewing this list constantly and using the suggestions and the amount of votes they have to decide on what to build next! — James

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  1. Bulk Duplicate w/volunteers signed up

    I would like to be able to sign up a volunteer for a shift, and then bulk duplicate that event so the volunteer is assigned to all future events as well. Say I have a recurring event each day of the week, and Larry is going to be on every Tuesday event. I'd like to make one event and then duplicate so I don't have to sign Larry up for every individual event.

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  2. Digital sign in sheet setting for time

    Create a setting so I can choose if I want the digital sign in sheet to default to the start/end time from the calendar or default to the actual clock time when they sign in

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  3. I would like volunteers to be able to sign a volunteer waiver when they sign up for an event. it could be a check box that says they have r

    It is hard to get people to sign the volunteer agreements that are required. If you could add the agreement and they click a box that they have read and understand the volunteer agreement. this could before an event sign up.

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  4. Improved mobile access

    Ability to access my organizer dashboard from my phone to cancel an event if needed

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  5. Integrated calendar options

    Integrate events so shifts can be added/removed from volunteer's calendar

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  6. Expand Exporting to Calendar Integration Without Need for File Export/Import

    Today, the only way to keep our organization's website calendar (Google-based) synchronized with Track It Forward is to
    1. Export the events (1 month at a time)
    2. Save the file as an Excel file
    3. Delete all columns except Description, Date, Start Time, and End Time
    4. Delete Duplicate rows
    5. Rename columns to be compatible with fields required by Google Calendar
    6. Add End Date column
    7. Change Start and End Time values to have a space (e.g., 8:00pm --> 8:00 pm) and change format of column to Date type
    8. Save file
    9. Export into Google calendar

    2 votes
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  7. Prevent Overlapping Events in the Calendar

    We have a problem where committee chairs are beginning to create overlapping events without first checking the calendar. Can a feature be added to prevent overlapping events?

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  8. Event wait list feature

    Incorporate a way for volunteers to sign up to a wait list if a particular shift or event is full. This would help reduce the effect of late cancellations. Currently achieving this by adding an additional shift labelled 'WAIT LIST' but a set feature could be useful.

    13 votes
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  9. HTML capabilities in event descriptions

    Would be great to highlight certain information within the event description via HTML formatting (eg: bold, underline, bullet points etc)

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  10. Help Wanted Section

    Where teachers can post things they need help with but there's not a set and final date of event.

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  11. Create event over multiple days

    Some of our activities require volunteers from Friday evening to Sunday evening - it would be good to see the volunteer activity show as three days vs one in the calendar.

    25 votes
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  12. Customizable event registration

    I would like to be able to customize event registration. I would like to be able to add fields such as t-shirt size, location preference for volunteering, number of people attending (if a group), etc.

    This advanced registration option would allow you to gather information about your volunteer that is specific to your organization!

    11 votes
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  13. Ability to edit/delete/change the categories under Event Sign-Ups

    When creating new Event Sign-up opportunities, I've created a few categories already, but need a way to edit or delete these. Even just have an "edit" button for these would be helpful.

    5 votes
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  14. Report by Event name

    I'd like to run a report by the event name. We have recurring events and I'd like to send an email out to all volunteers who have volunteered for that event regardless of the date. This would allow me to promote the series of the event to those who already have experience. Currently I have to open each event throughout the year and down load the volunteers then filter out duplicates, blah blah blah.

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  15. Add ability to record RSVP as a NO

    We use Events to see who is coming to a meeting. We need to know who is definitely not coming as well as those who are coming. Not being able to record a NO for RSVP is confusing to many of our volunteers. A negative RSVP should be for the whole event and not individual shifts.

    21 votes
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  16. Deadlines for event sign ups

    So, the organizer can be able to close the event a day or two earlier to stop people from signing up for an event. (ie. deadline)

    25 votes
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  17. Reason for cancellation text box

    When a volunteer cancels, provide a text box for a reason for cancellation. Box can be optional.

    3 votes
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  18. Ability go to next event from event page

    From the event view page, have a button for next event or previous event. This would alleviate having to go back to the main calendar of events when you need to go through all events to see who or how many signed up for each event.

    6 votes
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  19. Allow volunteers to RSVP for recurring events

    Include the ability for a volunteer to sign up for multiple events at once when it is recurring

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  20. Allow volunteer to add custom event item

    We use the calendar to coordinate donations or food items. It would be helpful if volunteers could add their own item if they want to bring something that isn't listed.

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