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VA Code in Flight Submission - Voluntary Service System (VSS) Enhancements VSS v5.3 Build 2900 (code only)
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Managing and accounting for the more than $86 million in annual donations is another enhancement scheduled for VSS. These improvements will help VSS timely acknowledge these donations, maintain accurate financial records, operate in accordance with local and national General Post Fund (GPF) procedures, and safeguard the public trust with their donations in a secure and transparent manner. Ad hoc reporting functionality also proposed for donations will eliminate the current manual methods to create acknowledgement letters sent to the many Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) donors.

The installation of new software for the Veterans Point of Service (VPS) kiosks is another enhancement planned at the sites. The software will improve workflow and interface to VSS so volunteers can login to the kiosks to enter time and update their profiles.

• VSS enhancements also include new interfaces from VSS to external databases, in addition to the migration of two external databases into VSS. These database enhancements include:

• Volunteer requirements functionality track the status of volunteer background checks and TMS training for new volunteer applicant as defined by VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) staff.

• Functionality to track General Post Fund (GPF) data and to track and reconcile fiscal balances on donations.

• Notifications functionality in VSS will track and send notifications of volunteer training requirements.”
A new interface to the Department of Treasury ( to track electronic donations (e-Donations

Running daily, rather than monthly, database queries for matches to the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE).
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2OIT EPMO EPMD ACOE Tools Operations Open Source Service07-28-2017Adding updated code.
1OIT EPMO EPMD ACOE Tools Operations Open Source Service07-19-2017

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