Do I need to create a category if my opportunity is for a one-time event?
Yes, every opportunity must be associated with a category!
We suggest that you create a category and title it according to the name of the one-time event. For example, the title of the category would be "Marathon Fundraiser". The opportunity titles relating to the event would be the roles/positions/tasks that volunteers will be assigned to at the event.
How do I create a new category?
Go to Add Opportunity > In step 1/6 click Category > In the pop-up click Create category: 1. Select a theme or upload a photo You must add a title to your theme if you upload a custom photo. The minimum image size must be 400 x 200 pixels. ...
What is the difference between a Category and an Opportunity?
Category: A category typically has the title and description of a program, event or location. It contains one or more volunteer opportunities. Opportunity: An opportunity contains all the details about an activity, position, role or task. Volunteers ...
How do I set up my portal to organize event-based volunteering?
We want to help you make it as simple as possible to organize your event on Vome. Follow the guidelines below 1. Create a category and label it as the title of your event To do so, you can navigate over to Opportunities > + New Opportunity page. When ...
How do I create shifts when creating an opportunity?
In Add Opportunity, on step 4/6 > Click Create Shifts 1. Add a single date or indicate a date range If date range is selected: select the start date and end date, then select the days of the week as to when the shifts will occur 2. Select the start ...
What is the difference between a One-Time and Recurring commitment?
One-Time commitment: This type of commitment indicates to volunteers that they can drop-in to volunteer at your organization with no recurring commitment. Recurring commitment: This type of commitment indicates to volunteers that they must make a ...