Resource: OurVolts: Tracking Volunteer Efforts
Title: OurVolts: Tracking Volunteer Efforts
Resource type: Web Site
Topics: Communities, Individual Choices
Keywords: volunteer, volunteers, tracking
Audience: All
Region: Minnesota Statewide, Outside Minnesota
Summary: The OurVolts online tool can help in tracking volunteer efforts for agencies and organizations.
Content: Interested in tracking volunteer efforts for your agency or organization? The OurVolts online tool (with a free plan option for a small number of volunteer hours, and others for a monthly or annual fee) may be useful for you.

According to the web site above, OurVolts can help with:

Transparency: Volunteers, administrators and the public see the total contributions.

Report: View a graphical display of total hours, top 10 volunteers - by site or groups of sites.

Connect: Find volunteers and projects in your area to connect with your community.

Incentives: Use visible milestones to motivate volunteers & create friendly, constructive competition.

Integrate: Add time tracking into your existing site or social network - graphs, too.

Track: Log hours and activities at project sites - see how your work adds up.

Empower: See how individual participation adds up to real results visible to the community.

Collaborate: Share data with local governments and other organizations - help with grant writing

Suggested by: Paul Moss
Added: 06/24/11
Updated: 01/10/12