myTRS Introductions

myTRS Overview
Printable PDF overview of myTRS products and a general system introduction for those unfamiliar with myTRS

myTRS Product Sheets
Printable PDF product sheets for myTRS Events, Volunteers and Tickets with cover page.


Background Checks

All background check articles provided by Verified Volunteers

To Screen or Not to Screen
Four reasons you may not be screening your volunteers…and why you need to start.
Counting the Cost of a Bad Volunteer
Why volunteer screening is the most critical step of the on-boarding process.



Getting Your Volunteer Screening Right
Using the tools of the trade to build a better background check.



Event Management

Top 10 Tech Trends
These ten technology trends of 2012 either impact or will soon impact every event manager. They are more inexpensive, easy to use and effective than ever before.



QR Codes
What are they and what can I do with them?
A quick and easy introduction.

22 Tips to Triple Ticket Sales
Twenty-one easy, pain-free ways to boost your ticket sales, and one that might pinch a little.

Event Ticketing Analytics
Whether you are taking a first hesitant step into analytics, confidently swimming through campaigns, or drowning in information, this is the article for you.

ticketing trenches
Tips from the Ticketing Trenches
From the festival scene arose one man whose passion for expanding ticketing sales has led him to offer up six key weapons in the battle to boost event turnout.


Volunteer Management

Best Practices I: Volunteer Management Assessment
Can you ensure that your volunteer program is properly positioned to support your event while developing superhuman volunteers? We know you can.

Best Practices II: Crossing Generations
Take a moment to consider the expectations, values and strengths across the volunteer spectrum, from the Silent Generation to the Millennials.

Best Practices III: Communication Chaos
As communication becomes more dynamic and engaging, are you using all of your resources effectively?

Going Green
Is going green worth our time?
In a nutshell, yes.

Tips From the Volunteer Managing Trenches
After years in the volunteer management battlefield, one expert has emerged with tips, tricks, and hard-learned lessons from both her own experience and others’.

Technology Therapy
Volunteer management systems aren’t magic—they’re medicine. Evaluate what you need and how much is really necessary before choosing your unique solution.

Here I Go Again
Find what drives your volunteers to keep bringing them back, then check out the top ten ways to kill their motivation to make sure you aren’t driving them off.

The Event Volunteer Role Defined
How do you most effectively utilize your volunteers? Here – in three short pages – is all you will ever need to know about organizing volunteers including a suggested timeline of necessary items to address.
Turning your volunteers into a strong motivated team has never been easier. Identify your volunteer program’s strengths, weaknesses and alarming pitfalls in five easy steps.

Identifying Your Volunteer Management System Needs
Remember the old adage, “You get what you pay for.” Here’s your shopping list for the next time you need stock up on volunteer management wound care.