Error: Required Field Missing: Volunteer Type

Required Field Missing: Volunteer Type when adding a Job Assignment via Volunteer module > General > Find Jobs

We have evaluated this issue as a bug and we have determined it will not be addressed in the program in its current state.  In this case, we believe the risks and challenges outweigh the potential benefit of resolving this issue. We strive to select the most impactful changes and issues to address with each release to accelerate the rate at which we deliver new features while sustaining the highest level of quality for our customers.

We recommend adding any program suggestions to our Ideas Community page. Our developers check here first when building program enhancements to see what our users are most interested in seeing implemented.

Alternative solution:

  1. From the volunteer tab, select Job Assignments
  2. New Job Assignment
  3. Use binoculars to find job > highlight and open
  4. Save and close Job Assignment
OR
  1. Go to Configuration > Fields > Job Assignments 
  2. Unmark Required for Volunteer Type
  3. Open Constituent > Go to Volunteer
  4. Find Jobs and Mark the relevant Job > Assign Now

Steps to Duplicate

  1. Go to Config - Fields - Job Assignment and mark Volunteer Type as a required field
  2. Go to records - Jobs and add a new job with Job name: Winter Carnival, Category: Group Organiser, Volunteer Type: Group Organiser, save and close
  3. Create a new Constituent record
  4. Go to the Volunteer tab and highlight General
  5. Select new Type of Group Organiser and save the record.
  6. Click on Find Jobs and select Winter Carnival then press Assign Now
  7. Error appears 'Required Field Missing: Volunteer Type'

Environment

 Raiser's Edge
 7.96

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