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. 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.

    31 votes
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  2. 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)

    24 votes
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  3. Having a timesheet report that can be sent directly to volunteers to review

    E-mail button on timesheet page to e-mail directly to volunteer

    23 votes
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  4. 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.

    23 votes
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  5. Share documents/message board

    A general area where documents can be posted for volunteers to be able to access.

    16 votes
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  6. Milestone Notification/Award Certificate

    Automatically generated and emailed to volunteer or manager for distribution (manager choice). Something to automatically let the students know when they've achieved milestone.

    15 votes
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  7. 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.

    14 votes
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  8. Volunteer hour certificates/resumes

    Generate Certificates for Volunteers for the amount of hours they've done

    13 votes
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  9. SMS text notifications

    Some volunteers prefer text communication rather than email. The ability to choose which communication option the volunteer would prefer would be great.

    12 votes
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  10. 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.

    12 votes
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  11. Milestone Completion Report

    Looking for a report or export that shows when a volunteer completed the milestone and/or if they already received their reward.

    I need an easy way to quickly see which volunteers already received their reward vs. which volunteers recently completed their hours. Due to the high volume of volunteers, I need this data as an export.

    12 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. Events - Add Location and Contact Person Fields OR Add Ability to Customize Form

    Due to the way we utilize the events calendar, it would be very helpful if there were fields for Location and Contact Person; or the ability to customize the event form as needed. That way, we could easily use these columns to sort when exported. There is limited functionality with everything currently being lumped into the Event Description.

    6 votes
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  14. Showing messages on events as comments for everyone to see, like on signup genius

    On signup genius, when a person signs up, they can make a comment that shows to everyone who has the link to the signup. It is nice for instances where they need to let everyone know the specifics of what they're bringing. It would be a great feature to have on track it forward. When people send messages, it goes just to the organizer, and sometimes it would be very helpful if everyone on the signup could see.

    6 votes
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  15. Cancel event from mobile app

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

    6 votes
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  16. Submitting hours for a volunteer

    Currently, submitting hours for a volunteer must be done under the 'Overview' tab by selecting a volunteer from a drop down list.

    It would be nice to be able to submit hours for a specific volunteer under their 'Timesheet' tab.

    6 votes
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  17. Total Hours (Current Year) Widget

    In addition to the current set of hours cumulation widgets, it would be great if there were one for "current year" totals.

    5 votes
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  18. Field supervisors view assigned volunteers

    It would be nice if Field supervisors could easily view and/or print the names and hour totals of their volunteers. At the moment, when they click the volunteer tab, they see everyone.

    4 votes
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  19. Reason for cancellation text box

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

    4 votes
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  20. "Pretty" volunteer-generated reports

    Would there be a way for volunteers to generate a “pretty” report of their hours with totals, graphs etc? We are a school, and our volunteers are students, so we’re thinking of something that would be added to the student’s portfolio for use in applying to colleges.

    4 votes
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