How ShiftPlanning Helps Your Non-Profit Organization
Handle all aspects of volunteer staff scheduling with one customizable tool.
Access all staff data and schedules from any computer at any time.
Fully automated shift scheduling for all regular staff and even special events.
Easy tracking of staff preferences
Automatically schedule around individual shift preferences.
Volunteers receive automatic SMS text or email notifications when schedules come out.
Volunteer staff autonomy
Staff can arrange shift swaps electronically among themselves without manager involvement.
Better Volunteer Retention
Easily project staffing needs for certain events and projects so you always have just the right amount of staff for the job.
Reduce human error
Automatically account for inevitable small scheduling errors and resolve them immediately with no disruption.
Reduce administrative duties
Greatly reduce time spent on scheduling, allowing coordinators and managers to focus on higher level operations.
Volunteer scheduling software helps simplify one of the most daunting tasks the staff coordinator of a non-profit organization faces. Whether your organization has three volunteers, or 300, you know the issues associated with scheduling, monitoring, and communicating with volunteers. Even in the best of situations, a volunteer coordinator’s job can be exhausting.
ShiftPlanning volunteer scheduling software can help you stop wasting time and money.
ShiftPlanning provides a powerful, comprehensive solution to your volunteer scheduling responsibilities. This all-in-one, fully customizable tool can automate and streamline every aspect of volunteer labor management, saving you heartache and money.
Let ShiftPlanning help you work smarter, so you have more free time to focus on your organization’s mission and goals. Try a free trial version of ShiftPlanning today and start transforming the way you manage your volunteer workforce.
ShiftPlanning Volunteer Scheduling Software has helped other non-profits and we can help yours too.
Since 1998 the California Wildlife Center is a non-profit organization that operates a wildlife rehabilitation facility. We provide care and medical treatment to over 3,400 injured, sick and orphaned wild animals every year (over 25,000 animals since inception).
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Morgantown, WV is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation established to provide families, with critically ill children receiving medical services in the local area, a home like environment where the families can stay at no cost to them.
Team Expansion connects churches and individuals with the vision, coaching, resources, and tools to accelerate the fulfillment of make the Bible and its message available to people all over the world.
The Beaman Home shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have a jail ministry, an outreach ministry, a help center, and a basic needs center.
What our customers have to say
It saves me so much time! I would recommend it to anyone.Tonya Coldren – The Beamon Home
At ShiftPlanning, we believe in helping businesses achieve their best! We achieve this by providing low cost employee scheduling and communication tools. For a nominal monthly fee, we are able to save your business time and money while at the same time, increase employee job satisfaction.
If you are a volunteer-run organization and would like to sign up for ShiftPlanning, it’s easy. Follow the following process:
How to Get Started:
- Sign-up for your free trial
- Send us an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the following: Proof of non-profit status. This is typically a tax-exempt form from your government. (eg: 501(c)in the United States). Once we have verified your details, we will communicate any additional requirements (i.e, case study).
As always - If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact any member of our team.
Click here to find out more about what ShiftPlanning can do for your organization. Since the custom set-up is free, you have nothing to lose except your old, costly scheduling process.
VOLUNTEER SCHEDULING SOFTWARE
Scheduling volunteers is one of the most challenging tasks on a coordinator's plate. As any volunteer coordinator knows, scheduling, communicating with, and monitoring volunteers and their schedules is difficult at best, and can often be exhausting. You must keep track of volunteers' names, skills and schedules. Nonprofits, charitable boards, community organizations and even political organizations already run on razor thin budgets. Time spent juggling volunteer schedules is time that could be better spent focusing on fundraising and other critical operations.
When it comes down to the task of scheduling volunteers, unless you're utilizing ShiftPlanning state-of-the-art online employee scheduling software, you're wasting time and potentially costing your organization unnecessarily.
ShiftPlanning packs the high-tech punch that call volunteer coordinators must have in their scheduling programming. Completely customizable, ShiftPlanning can be set up to automate and streamline every bit of criteria that is part and parcel to running a successful organization. ShiftPlanning will free you and your volunteer teams to focus on the real reasons you are all involved.
SHIFTPLANNING'S STATE-OF-THE-ART PROGRAM ALLOWS MANAGERS TO CREATE STAFF SCHEDULES BASED ON REAL TIME DATA THAT INCLUDES:
- Volunteer availability and schedule preferences.
- Individual skills and event preferences.
- Projected attendance.
- Vacation and personal time schedules.
ShiftPlanning automatically applies any and all variables to create each individual schedule within seconds, eliminating the lost hours previously spent on performing the chore manually. ShiftPlanning is designed to eliminate man-made errors that can lead to volunteer burnout and help to lessen the revolving door syndrome that many charitable organizations endure. In any diverse organization requiring a high level of volunteer staff, ShiftPlanning automatically eliminates unnecessary and unexpected volunteer shortages.
ShiftPlanning can also be configured separately for each event or ongoing obligation so there is never any doubt that a qualified volunteer is scheduled for each job.
Providing 21st-century technology in an intuitive, broad-spectrum program, ShiftPlanning takes the minute changes that are inevitable with every volunteer scheduling process and resolves them immediately with no disruption. Last-minute changes no longer have to mean last minute scrambling, panic and potential disaster; ShiftPlanning is designed to immediately locate replacement volunteers with its integrated SMS messaging system that places volunteers and staff on instant notice at the touch of a mouse.
SHIFTPLANNING SCHEDULING SOFTWARE INCORPORATES THE NECESSARY PRIMARY AND PERIPHERAL FUNCTIONS THAT USED TO TAKE HOURS TO UPDATE AND MAINTAIN, INCLUDING:
- Automated shift scheduling.
- Streamlining volunteer rotations.
- Managing requests for particular shifts.
- Managing requests for shift swapping.
Manual approaches to scheduling volunteers are not only huge time sinks, they leave charitable organizations vulnerable to costly mistakes that can undermine budgets and operations.
SHIFTPLANNING IS USED IN VOLUNTEER AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS IN MULTIPLE WAYS AND NUMEROUS SECTORS:
- Set up a separate schedule for trainees.
- Allow volunteers to arrange their own shift swaps electronically without disrupting a manager.
- Easily create separate schedules for every sector.
- Offer individual schedule management options for team leaders.
- Allow sector managers to oversee and control open shifts, scheduling requests, etc.
- Let the integrated SMS notification system make scheduling fast and easy.
- Improve customer service by keeping adequate staff on hand at all times.
- Eliminate missed shifts due to poor communications.
- Reduce volunteer turnover by scheduling around each individual's shift preferences.
- Reduce absences.
- Free up your team to attend to important matters.
ShiftPlanning's totally customizable software has powerful tools that make shift scheduling easy, streamlined and cost effective.
Click here to find out more about what ShiftPlanning can do for your business. Since the custom set-up is free, you have nothing to lose except your old, costly scheduling process.