Browsing articles in "Scenarios and Solutions"
May
15
2012

Adding a sports team’s practice and game schedule using the online calendar

online-calendar

I’m coaching my daughter’s Little League team. Is there an easy way to create a practice and game schedule? What about help getting it distributed? You bet – we’ve made creating a team schedule easier than you could imagine! Our free team schedule template was designed to make this process both simple and fast. Just go to “Create a Schedule” and start filling in the fields. You’ll be able to enter locations for each event [...]

May
15
2012

Easily Organizing Carpools

carpools

I need to organize carpools for our neighbors’ association to get people to the annual City Picnic across town. I don’t necessarily know everyone in the association, but everyone in it is on the findandremind Group.  How do I figure out who should drive with whom? Our free carpool organizer has a feature that’ll really help. It lets you invite people to a group based on map addresses within a radius that you can define. [...]

May
15
2012

Easily Rounding up Volunteers with Online Sign Up Sheets

volunteers

I’m in charge of our group’s annual Children’s Festival, and it’s a 10-month planning job. I need to gather donations and organize several working committees as well as schedule “all hands” calls for specific dates, both in the weeks before and on Festival Day. How does findandremind work for something like this? We’re glad you asked! We’ve got a whole free volunteer management system built into findandremind, and it’s perfect for a big organizational job [...]

Apr
24
2011

I want to schedule a Playdate for my child. How do I do that?

playdates

A couple ways: Click Invitations & Announcement on the left and choose the category Playdates.. * Try the Auto Invite feature and let findandremind find a playdate for you…just choose who you’d like to invite and findandremind does all the work! (see the “Events and Invitations” section for the Auto Invite description). * Or try the “Invite people near me” method …findandremind will search for your Friends and Group Link members in your area within [...]

Apr
24
2011

I need help for a last minute important request (i.e. “I’m stuck in traffic and need a friend to pickup my daughter”, or “I need a parent to help fill in for someone at the school Book Fair tomorrow”)

i-need-help

We have exactly the fix! Click the “I Need Help ASAP!” button on your left. Enter a quick Subject and Description of what your need is, and choose the number of people you need to help, and click Next. Then Invite anyone who might be able to help, confirm, and click Next to send the Need Help invitation. Here’s what happens… Your request goes out to everyone you invited. If you needed on 1 person [...]

Apr
24
2011

I just want to discuss an activity with my friends or members (carpooling, playdates, school or church activity, any activity group) in one organized place. How do I do that?

group-links

The easiest way is to create a Group Link by clicking the link in the “Create Group Links” button to your left, and following the easy steps to invite people you know into your group (you can create an unlimited number of groups by the way). You will then have a Group Link Home Page created, with a Message Board right in the middle of the page where everyone can have a conversation (among many [...]