How do I import custom fields for multiple volunteers?

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If you are looking to quickly update custom field information for multiple volunteers, you can do so as a Web Admin. 

  1. If you have not already done so, make yourself a Web Admin
  2. Log in to the Web Terminal as a Web Admin. 
  3. Set up your spreadsheet. 
    1. You must include a first name column and a last name column.
    2. You may include any contact information or custom field information that you want to update in additional columns.
    3. CAUTION: Any blank cells will erase information that exists in MSP!
  4. Use the import button to start the import process.
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  5. Choose the spreadsheet you want to import.
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  6. Map the columns in the spreadsheet to the fields in MSP.
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  7. Optionally add all of the volunteers in the spreadsheet to a specific ministry, and choose whether to import new and existing volunteers or only existing volunteers. 
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  8. If there are any issues with the spreadsheet, the importer will identify the row and column that needs to be fixed. Correct the issues in the spreadsheet and then reimport. 
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  9. MSP will confirm how many new and how many existing volunteers have been updated. 
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