From what I've seen, Groups in RG are only for sorting and reporting, is that correct? We are removing most of our Volunteer Group people and adding them to the Member Group because the person who manages the submitted Online Forms has too people listed in the drop-down menu for reassigning the forms. I just wanted to make sure there aren't any larger repercussions.
You are correct that the groups are primarily just for your management of the Contacts.
The intended purpose for the groups is for Members to be for your organization membership (ie., is a member of record) and Volunteers would be for people actively helping your organization through various activities. I do not believe that the Members group is currently used anywhere in the system the way that Volunteers or Caretaker/Foster is used.
However, I would suggest that if your Volunteers list is too long, perhaps many of them are not Active? In that case you could consider editing those contacts to change them to Inactive, instead of changing their group memberships. Or perhaps remove them from the Volunteers group if they are no longer volunteering.
My concern would be that if you wanted to start using the Members group for its intended purpose you'd have a lot of contacts that would need to be removed.
Hope that helps,
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