VSys One: Volunteer Management Software

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Field name



Group's full name.

Abbreviated name

This name is normally used on scoreboards in GMS, but can also be displayed in many custom reports.

Primary language

The primary language spoken by the people in this group.

Other languages spoken

Any other languages commonly spoken by people in this group.

Group kind

The type of group this represents.

Parent group

Allows the nesting of one group within another for selection via checklist or drop-down editor and in reports.

Group to get credit for hours

When volunteers are given credit for their hours, their primary group normally also gets credit for them. If this group is a subsidiary of some other group, or you want another group to get credit for the people in this group, select it here. Note this only applies to newly-credited hours, not ones done in the past.

VSys Live invitation codes

Used to restrict online selection of this group in VSys Live. (To enter more than one code, separate the codes with commas.)

If one or more codes are entered here, when a new volunteer signs up online using VSys Live she will need to enter one of these codes in the Group invitation code field on the application form in order to select this group. If she doesn't enter one of these codes she won't be permitted to sign up as part of this group.


People who are related to this group using their Relationships panel.


The address of the group itself. This can be used in mailings.

Custom fields

Any custom fields which have been defined as valid for groups in the custom field definition.

See Also


Group Types