What is the difference between a Category and an Opportunity?
A category typically has the title and description of a program, event or location. It contains one or more volunteer opportunities.
An opportunity contains all the details about an activity, position, role or task. Volunteers can apply directly to opportunities, which are linked to a single category.
Example in the diagram below > The Food Bank would be the category. Food Prep, Packaging and Delivery would be the opportunities.
Mastering the Vome fundamentals: category, opportunity & shifts
We know it can be difficult to start using a new platform. You need to become familiar with the platform's language and features and figure out how to best structure your portal. That's why we decided to define the words below, which are some of the ...
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 ...
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. ...
How do I add a new opportunity?
1) On the navigation bar click the green "+" icon next to Add Opportunity. 2) Add the details of the opportunity. Provide the title, description, category, tags, commitment, location and primary coordinator. Select an admin that will be the ...
How do I delete an opportunity?
As of now, there is no way to delete an opportunity. However, you can always make it inactive! To de-activate an opportunity, please follow the steps below: 1. Go to the Opportunities page 2. Click on the opportunity you wish to de-activate to get to ...