Announcing CiviVolunteer 2.2 Release

Ginkgo Street Labs is pleased to announce the availability of CiviVolunteer 2.2.

Two themes are evident in this release: improving stability and furthering the multi-tier use case. The increased adoption of CiviVolunteer as a multi-tier system, where one organization facilitates the volunteer programs of partner organizations, has necessitated improvements to permissions granularity as well as streamlining of interfaces. Improvements in CiviVolunteer 2.2 include:

From Accidental Techie to CiviCRM Contributor

I discovered CiviCRM as I was transitioning from accidental techie to intentional techie. While it's true that a TRS-80 Color Computer featured heavily in my childhood — I would secretly leave it powered on for the days it would take me to key in the recipes from Getting Started with Color BASIC, as we didn't have the cassette storage peripheral that would have allowed me to save my progress — I never set out to become... well, a geek.

Preview of CiviVolunteer 2.0: Volunteer Registration as Shopping Cart

In my last blog post I promised I'd share more about CiviVolunteer 2.0's new features as they come together. We've finished our first round of development on what I've been calling the volunteer opportunity shopping cart, and I'm excited to share it with you.