How do I use Forms on Vome?
Although you can use forms for surveys or any other data collection purpose from volunteers, they are often used for recruitment.
How do people arrive to the form to fill it out and submit their response?
There would be 3 ways for volunteers to arrive to this form and submit a response:
1. You can generate a shareable URL for volunteers to arrive directly on the form.
2. You can make the form public. By doing so, a volunteer would be able to access the form your Vome page. Once you have a single public form, there would be a GET INVOLVED button added to your page, which would show page visitors the list of forms that are made public. Since you can set multiple forms to public visibility, you can build a form for various purposes: individual interest, group interest, specific events, different languages, etc.!
3. When you create your various opportunities, you will be able to configure the option recruitment process setting to General application, and then choose any form(s) from your Forms module. If someone is browsing featured opportunities, then clicks on one that has the General application recruitment process, and then clicks on the Register button, it would bring them to the form (or selection of forms) you linked this opportunity. In other words, they are not directly registering for the opportunity, as they are being redirected to a general application form. You can think of this as a similar process to someone getting to a generals inquiry Google Form from your website!
Am I getting notified about new responses that come in?
When building a form, you will select the assigned coordinator for the form. This individual will receive email and app notifications when a user submits a new response.
How many times can a user submit a response to the same form?
A user can submit the form an unlimited number of times.
Please note that if you do not want this to be the case for new recruits, we would recommend using the Opportunity-level recruitment feature for your opportunities. Read here more information: How do I organize volunteer recruitment on Vome?
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How do I use Sequences on Vome?
Sequences are used to manage a step by step process. Although it can be used for project management or managing tasks, it is often used for onboarding new applicants. You can completely customize the steps of a sequence, assign profiles and easily ...
What are the different step categories when adding steps in a sequence? How should I use each category?
When creating the steps for any given sequence, you can currently choose between various step categories (i.e., Form Upload, Interview, Orientation, Training, Custom). The only implication of adding a step within a specific category is it can be ...
How do I use Form Templates on Vome?
Templates are used to build a skeleton of a form, which you can use for your opportunities or forms. The benefit of using a template is that when you need to make an update (e.g. add a new screening question), it will be shown everywhere linked with ...
I'm a volunteer. How do I use Vome?
Vome was built to make it easy for volunteers to engage with organizations. 1a. I'm a new volunteer: Submit a general application form and/or apply for specific opportunities if the organization allows it. Link: How do I submit an application form? ...
Can I re-use the same forms & waivers for multiple opportunities?
Yes of course! Once you create a new entry in the forms & waivers pop-up, it will be saved and can be re-added when creating other opportunities. If you add the same form/waiver entry across multiple opportunities, administrators will only need to ...