Scheduling When Volunteers are Unavailable or Jobs are Unfilled

Q: I need to block off daily times when individuals are not available. I actually use this to indicate when people are away for blocks of time. Is there a way in Volunteer Reporter to do the same thing? I find this at a glance information very useful.

A: You can create a job called, for example, Unavailable M 10-4 and give the volunteer that placement, then schedule them and you will be able to see this at a glance.

Q: I need to be able to see what time slots need to be filled in my jobs. How can I do this?

A: You can create a dummy volunteer called, for example, Pending, and give the volunteer that placement, then schedule it and you will be able to see this at a glance.

Scheduling Pending [not yet filled] Jobs

Using a place holder volunteer named Pending, you can create placements which are not yet fulfilled with a volunteer. This allows you to see which jobs need volunteers assigned to them on the schedule.

Revised 04/Aug/2011

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