Impacts: "Impact" is used as an umbrella term to describe all potential forms of community engagement. An impact can be described as funds donated, funds raised, goods donated, hours trained, and, most often, volunteer hours served. For more information on Impacts, click here.
Events: We call it events, but there are many different names depending on the application and usage. The following are a few different names: opportunities, tasks, shifts, posts, needs, etc. For more information on events, click here.
Group: A group is a way to organize memberships, events, and impacts in one location. For more information on groups and group management, click here.
Subgroups: Can be groups, programs, initiatives, clubs etc., that you oversee within your network. This helps you oversee everything for them and you will ultimately own and oversee the management and data. For more information on subgroups, click here.
Affiliates: Can be nonprofits, businesses or partners you are partnering with. This helps formalize a partnership but allows each to separate its management and data. For more information on affiliates, click here.
Roles with access to administrative tools
Administrator (Admin): Has complete control of the group. Is able to oversee all administrative capabilities, from granting users the roles outlined here and modifying the settings of the group, adding new users and impacts, creating new events etc.,
Primary Administrator (Admin): Has all the capabilities of an administrator and is the contact listed on a group's home pages. There can only be one primary administrator for each group.
Events Manager: Has access to oversee all event management abilities. This enables the event manager duplicate, communicate and do everything the admin can do but only for the event(s). For more information on Event Manager capabilities, click here.
Event Administrator (Admin): Has access to oversee event management abilities of a particular event. They can duplicate, communicate and edit event settings/details.
Check-in Attendant: Has the ability to only checkin or sign-in people for events.
Shift Organizer/Leader: Is a role defined by you have administrative rights to a specific shift in an event. Most likely this can mean you are the main point of contact or just admin of the shift.
Roles Assigned Based on Activity or Interactions of User with Group
Member: Has access to join private groups and events that are shared only within the parent group or network. For groups that want users to request for Membership, there is a group setting requiring optional custom fields/a survey to be filled out before being approved to join as a member. Until a user's membership request is approved or denied, they are called pending members. For more information on group membership, click here.
Pending Member: Is a role defined by when the user has requested to be a member but is in a holding pattern, waiting for the admin to approve. The user will be in this state until the admin approves or denies the request for membership. When approved or denied, the user will be notified.
Registrant: Is a role defined by the user having registered to an event. For more information about registering for events, click here.
Participant: Is a role defined by a user having registered and attended an event.
Donor: Is a role defined by a user having donated to your group. For more information on donations and fundraising campaigns, click here.
Ticket Buyer: Is a role defined by a user having bought a ticket for your event. For more information on ticket buying and ticket management, click here.
Referral: Represents an individual who registered to an event created by another group. e.g., if there is an event you oversee, and it is promoted into another group page inside GivePulse, and an individual in this other group registers for this event, they will considered a referral.
Archived: Represents a status you might get when an administrator marks you as archived or inactivate user for their organizer.
Expressed Interest: Is a role given to users that have expressed interested in volunteering or being a member of a group that is currently in a mode that is "unclaimed".
Applicant: Is a role given to users who applied to an internship.