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Tip of the Week: Using Your ConnectVA Dashboard

Edit Your ConnectVA Listing

Logged in recently and feeling lost? Follow the yellow brick road! (or in this case, follow the orange dot). The Dashboard (a pop-out menu that expands and closes) is your key to managing your personal, organization, and/or business profile. Need to edit a job or event listing?  You can take care of that from your Dashboard too.

When you are logged in to ConnectVA, your Dashboard will pop out as you navigate from page to page. You always have the option to expand or close your Dashboard when needed:

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Dashboard on ConnectVA

Dashboard on ConnectVA

The options available on your Dashboard correspond to your user role on ConnectVA:

Member-Admin Accounts

If you have an account and are a member-administrator of an organizationyou will see the option to edit your (personal) profile, manage your organization’s profile, apply for another organization listing, add an event, post a job or RFP, post items needed (for your organization) or available, and post messages in the Community Discussion Forum.

If you need to change your organization description, edit a job posting, or change the date of your upcoming event, simply:

– click on Manage Organization

– locate your organization name and click on it

– click on the orange Manage tab

All of the corresponding orange tabs below it will take you where you need to go. Don’t forget you can have multiple member-administrators of your organization, so you can manage membership requests here too.

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Dashboard on ConnectVA

Dashboard on ConnectVA

Dashboard on ConnectVA

Individual Accounts

If you have an individual account, you will see the option to edit your profile, post items available, and post messages in the Community Discussion Forum. Click on Go to Your Profile to add your social media accounts, upload a profile photo, or change your password. If you posted an item available, you can edit that listing in your personal profile as well.

Dashboard on ConnectVA

Business Account

If you have an account and are a member-administrator of a business, you will see the option to edit your (personal) profile, manage your business profile, apply for another business listing, post items available to nonprofits, and post messages in the Community Discussion Forum.

If you need to change your business description, take down an item posting, or manage membership requests, simply:

– click on Manage Business

– locate your business name and click on it

– click on the orange Manage tab.

All of the corresponding orange tabs below it show where you can make changes. If you have a premium business listing, you will also see an option to add your business logo.

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ConnectVA Dashboard

ConnectVA Dashboard

ConnectVA Dashboard

 

Want more tips on using ConnectVA 2.0?  Read how to:

Change Your Password and Update Your Profile

Update Your Organization’s Profile

Subscribe and Post to the Discussion Forum

Post or Update an Event on the Community Calendar

Request Membership to Your Organization

Find Your Next Nonprofit Job on ConnectVA

Posting in the Item Exchange

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