Using Your Community's Connect Platform

Galaxy Digital Icon Earning Badges for Volunteering
Click here to view a video on the benchmarks and badges for volunteers. If your Connect site awards badges for reaching certain benchmarks, you'll rec...
Galaxy Digital Icon The Volunteer Dashboard
Your volunteer dashboard is your "home page" for your Connect platform. It contains all kinds of information to help you find volunteer opportunit...
Galaxy Digital Icon Logging Your Volunteer Hours
You can use your Connect site to log all of your volunteer hours. Hours show up on your volunteer résumé, and they can be used by the nonprofit later on to ...
Galaxy Digital Icon Your Volunteer Schedule
This article is geared toward volunteers using a Connect site. If you are an agency manager, check out this article on the volunteer schedule available to a...
Galaxy Digital Icon Sharing on Social Media
You have several options for sharing agencies, volunteer opportunities, and nonprofit events via social media. In addition, users can let the world know whe...
Galaxy Digital Icon Fanning an Agency
A volunteer with a Connect account can follow an agency's postings by becoming a fan. If you fan an agency, you be notified every time that agency post...
Galaxy Digital Icon Using the "Search By" Feature
When searching for needs, agencies, or events, you can use the Search By feature to filter items by various parameters, including distance, phrase or keywor...
Galaxy Digital Icon Grid, List, and Map Views
Your Connect site has three different views of agencies, needs, and events: grid view, list view, and map view. This article shows the difference between th...
Galaxy Digital Icon About Initiatives
Updated February 2018 to reflect version 2.12 changes. Your Connect platform may use initiatives to group needs that fall under a certain umbrella. Initiat...
Galaxy Digital Icon A Volunteer's Guide to User Groups
This article is for volunteers. It explains how to view your user groups, how to respond to a need as part of a user group, and how to access and view your ...