Preferred Partner Program Launch Timeline

Below is a sample Launch Timeline for Preferred Partners who have a YourMatch site. Please use this timeline to help guide you through the process. Setup of your YourMatch site has been broken down into the following phases: 

Keep note of any goal/project dependencies and comments (italicized under the project name), as well as responsible parties required to ensure a timely response.

Feel free to contact your Client Relations Manager with any questions about this process! 

Site Building

GOAL or PROJECT

RESPONSIBLE PARTY

Schedule Welcome Meeting

CRM

Define Subdomain name 

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

URL will appear in the following format: name.volunteermatch.org

Business Contact

Signoff Contact

 

Provide branding requirements CRM

Delivery of all assets:
- Banner
- Colors
- Custom Assets
- Logo (for branded HTML Emails)

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

If Custom Branding is included: Will need to schedule assets into sprint cycle; if assets are not received in time, delivery of this step will be pushed back 1 month+

Business Contact

Signoff Contact

Provide Nonprofit Upload Template

CRM

Build URL, implementing branding and deliver demo site for review

Only of purchasing a YourMatch Site

Step depends on timeliness of assets delivery and URL

CRM

Round 1 Feedback

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

Business Contact

Deliver updated demo site for review

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

CRM
Round 2 Feedback Business Contact

Deliver updated demo site for review

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

CRM

Upload Nonprofit Accounts into VolunteerMatch

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

CRM

Approval to push-live

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

Business Contact

Signoff Contact

Deliver live site

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

Dependent on final okay of demo site; Must be pushed live with VolunteerMatch's engineering cycle

CRM

Signoff Contact

 

Training

GOAL or PROJECT

RESPONSIBLE PARTY

Site Admin Training

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

This training will cover all of the customizing featured that full site administrators will have access to

CRM

Special Event Manager Training

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

This training is for anyone who will be managing events or posting projects from your teams

CRM
Nonprofit Account Training for main contact and affiliates CRM

Approval to push-live

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

Business Contact

Signoff Contact

Live Deployment

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site and dependent on final approval

VolunteerMatch + Client

Signoff Contact

Launch!

Only if purchasing a YourMatch Site

Once everything is live, you may launch at any time. Please let the VolunteerMatch Team know when you plan to launch so that we can watch any traffic spikes.

Business Contact

Signoff Contact

 

Your Business Contact: The individual at your company directly in contact with VolunteerMatch or overseeing the site launch

Your Signoff Contact: Any individual at your company who needs to approve certain projects before moving forward

CRM: Your VolunteerMatch Client Relations Manager 

 

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