Thoughtful scheduling software for nonprofits

Move your mission forward by scheduling your nonprofit organization to be where you’re needed most. Communicate across teams, organize employees and volunteers, track time on the clock, control labor costs, and add tasks so everyone knows where their help is needed.

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Nonprofit team scheduling

Put your community-driven action on the right path by scheduling just the right amount of employees and volunteers, no matter your team size or structure. Build your perfect schedule and be done in time for your next fundraiser. Your team views their shifts from anywhere and receives notifications to remind them. Plus, post available shifts and allow teammates to swap, freeing you up to focus on making an impact.

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Track team members’ time on the clock down to the minute and sync with your payroll to ensure accurate paychecks and reports, every time. Employees and volunteers clock in and out of shifts right from their phones, or from a central kiosk. Enable GPS geofencing to verify teammates are on-site when they clock in. Optimize your schedule by seeing who shows up on time, late, or no-call no-shows.

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Nonprofit team messaging

Keep your entire team engaged and on message with streamlined communication. Send private and group messages, create custom newsfeed pages, and deliver organization-wide announcements from your desktop or mobile device. With Sling’s communication tools, you stay in control of the message while everyone on your team stays in the loop.

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Nonprofit labor costs

Whether you use volunteers, employees or both, labor is one of the largest expenses for your nonprofit organization. Optimize your costs of labor by tracking hours worked and setting the most efficient schedules for your team. Plan ahead of payroll by viewing time on the clock and potential overtime as you schedule. Stay on budget by comparing labor costs to projected and actual cash flow to get the most out of your spending.

Nonprofit task management

Help your team do their best work by handing out clear assignments. Add tasks specific to any teammate or shift so everyone knows what to do and where to go. Create a task from scratch, or use a premade template for recurring tasks. With task assignments, your team is more self-sufficient and makes more impact.

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Spend less time on nonprofit scheduling and more time on your mission

Keep track of credentials with employee documents

Never worry if a license or certification has expired again. Attach important files to teammates’ profiles to see who is certified for what. Keep contracts, records, or anything else that matters to you right next to your team members’ profiles. You even receive alerts when documents are about to expire, so you never have to worry about slipping out of compliance.

Instantly sync employee timesheets to payroll

Avoid payroll and reporting issues before they occur and save time calculating time on the clock. Track the cost of your labor compared to your cash flow. Sync employee and volunteer timesheets with your preferred payroll software, or export reports for down-to-the-minute accuracy. Sling simplifies your payroll process while improving accuracy for every paycheck.

Stay compliant and give your team ample rest time

Don’t spend time worrying if your schedule is compliant with local labor laws. View overtime hours and account for holiday pay as you schedule. Give your teammates enough time to rest between shifts with clopening alerts and break time built into their shift. If anything is out of compliance or needs your attention, Sling lets you know.

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Keep your organization—and beneficiaries—top of mind

Fundraising and donor calls are taking up enough of your time. Handle your organization and use your time more effectively with Sling’s scheduling software for nonprofits with time management, internal communications and labor cost controls. Whether you’re running a local charity or a regional nonprofit organization, Sling frees up countless hours each week so you can get back to taking care of your community.

Sling met all of our expectations

…saving time when scheduling while adding clarity around work hours for staff. It keeps schedules organized, simplifies communication and helps everyone stay informed with what is happening.

Frequently asked questions

Is Sling a good scheduling software for nonprofits?

If you own or manage an organization with team members who work in shifts, then Sling was built for you. Sling is particularly useful for nonprofits and charitable organizations with help for scheduling, communicating and managing the labor costs of your workforce.

I run multiple locations, will Sling work for me?

Whether your organization has one, 100, or 1,000 locations, Sling works for you. Filter schedules, communications and reports by locations or regions. Learn more about multiple locations.

What is scheduling software for nonprofits?

Scheduling software for nonprofits is a set of digital tools that simplifies the time-intensive process of creating and managing your team members’ shift schedules. Learn more about Sling’s employee scheduling capabilities.

How does Sling reduce nonprofit labor costs?

Whether you use employees, volunteers or both, labor costs are one of the largest expenses for your nonprofit organization. By measuring the cost of your team’s time on the clock and analyzing it against projected and actual cash flow, you see exactly how much help you need to schedule and the cost of that labor.

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Key features

  • Shift scheduling

    Organize and manage employee work schedules

  • Time-off requests

    Approve or deny employee requests for time off

  • Available shifts

    Easily see which shifts still need to be filled

  • News sharing

    Share news with your team through targeted pages

  • Long-term scheduling

    Build employee schedules months in advance

  • Private messaging

    Communicate with employees one-on-one

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Take it to the next level by adding tools for tracking time and optimizing labor costs.


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Key features

  • Mobile time tracking

    Accurately clock in and out of shifts from a moble device

  • Labor cost management

    Keep track of your labor costs and compare against sales

  • Overtime tracking

    Track, analyze and prevent excessive overtime

  • Private and group messaging

    Communicate with employees in private or group conversations

  • Calendar synchronization

    Keep track of your scheduled shifts on any calendar app

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Understand your labor data, pull reports for payroll, and run your business efficiently!


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Key features

  • Kiosk time tracking

    Use a shared device for employees to clock in and out

  • Reports

    View reports of total hours worked and wages earned

  • No-shows

    Track and manage shifts employees miss

  • Sick call-outs

    Track and manage employee sick call-outs

  • PTO management

    Approve and track paid time off requests

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