Activity categories help you group and organize your volunteer activities. For example, you can have activity categories titled "Fundraising" and "Maintenance." Within those categories, you can have various activities such as "Labor Day Phone Bank" and "Mail Campaign Assistance" under the Fundraising category and "Paint the Board Room" and "Install New Windows" under the Maintenance category. You can then run reports for specific categories to see who has volunteered for a specific category of activities, how much time they have committed to activities in that category, how much time they have logged for those activities, etc. Categories also permit volunteers to filter opportunities by activity categories in the portal so if they are only interested in "Fundraising" opportunities, they can filter for that so they only see activities like "Labor Day Phone Bank" and "Mail Campaign Assistance."
- Go to Volunteers > Activity Categories
- Add or edit as many activity categories as you need.