A free tool to organize volunteer events and activities online. I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. Whether it’s for school or after school sports, lots of parents get involved this time of year with helping out with all kinds of activities. Keeping track of who is doing what and what needs doing can be time consuming, but a free Web site and apps from VolunteerSpot aim to make it easier. Founder and CEO Karen Bentuveris… says the tools can be used by anyone…
“Anybody who is faced with organizing a group, whether it’s organizing parents or volunteers or colleagues at work. With VolunteerSpot, they create an online list or calendar of what they need help with, being very specific about what they need people to do or to bring, and then they invite them with either an email or a link on their Facebook page or Twitter account. People sign up by clicking the link.”
VolunteerSpot then automates sending reminders…meaning fewer no shows. You can find us at BootCamp.com. I’m Fred Fishkin.