What is an Anytime project and how do I create one?

Not all projects in VOMO are the same. Anytime projects do not have specific dates. Learn how to create Anytime projects for volunteers to log hours served or items donated.

To create an Anytime project follow the first four steps on this article and when you get to the "Needs" section select the "Anytime" option. Here are a few options (and Advanced Options) that can be customized on your Anytime project:

Customize End Date

Anytime projects by default will not have an End Date, but you can specify one here. Simply check this option and in the box that appears, select the date you wish this Project to end by. This will be helpful if you add donation items to this Project.

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Customize Needs

Anytime projects can have Roles and Items added to them. Simply check this option and then add Roles and/or Items using the drop down menu options. Specify the quantify of each as well. You can add as many roles and items as you wish. Remember that because this is an Anytime project, there will not be serving dates associated with these Roles and Items. Only an End Date if you specified on in the previous option.

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Display Number of Participants?

"Display number of participants?" options will show the number of people that have expressed interest on the project page.

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Publish Project

When you are finished setting up the details and dates, in the top right corner of the page press Save As Draft or Publish Project. "Save as draft" will save the project to your "Draft" list in the blue menu on the left and "Publish Project" will post this project on your Volunteer Hub.Screen Shot 2020-02-24 at 3.40.20 PM


Manage an Anytime Project

Anytime projects are more than just a generic sign up page. You can track items donated, track volunteers logging their hours and more. Learn how to manage your Anytime project now that you've created one!