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  1. CiviVolunteer
  2. VOL-184

Provide users guidance in making decisions about the time components of their volunteer needs


    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Done/Fixed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed/Completed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0
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      User and Admin Doc


      In VOL-140 and the related brainstorming doc we've discussed:

      • the various time components of a volunteer need (duration, start time, and end time)
      • a few different notions of "fuzzy" needs, and
      • the confusion over what a flexible need is.

      Well, I haven't addressed all of it, but I'm about to make a pull request for some improved help text and a quasi-wizard-like addition to the needs UI.

      The proposed change introduces a select box that first asks the user to choose a schedule type.

      • If the user selects a set shift, only the start and duration will be shown, and the end is blanked out.
      • For a flexible timeframe, all three fields are shown – this allows a specification such as "I need 10 hours of filing done sometime this week."
      • For "Open until filled," none of the components are shown to the user. The start is set to today's date and the other fields are blanked. Example use case: I need a volunteer graphic designer.


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              • Assignee:
                ginkgomzd Michael Z Daryabeygi
                pittstains Frank J. Gómez
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