There are two main types of resources: Supply or Equipment and Staffing.

Add a Supply or Equipment Resource
To be used for items or services (ex: tables, media equipment, food, facility charges, etc.)
  1. Click on Tickets in the main navigation.
  2. In the grouping Configuration, click no Resources.
  3. Within the Supplies/Equipment Resources tab, click Add
  4. Complete the appropriate fields for information on this resource.
    • Enter the name of your resource.
    • Enter a description to help others recognize this resource.
    • Use the Type field to identify if the resource is consumable or not. If you select consumable and have assigned this quantity of resources, you will get resource conflict alert if you try to assign the resource.
    • In the category field select a category to help group similar resources together to help with resource configuration and finding resources. Resource categories can also be displayed on a reservation order balance report.
    • In the Quantity Available field enter the quantity of items available. With consumables, Altru will count these down as they get associated with reservations or program events. With non-consumables, Altru will check to see how many are connected to existing reservations or program events.
    • In the Quantity needed field, select if you will specify the quantity needed or if Altru should assign automatically based on the tickets sold to that event.
    • For the Pricing structure select if it is no charge, or if it s one simple flat rate amount or if its an hourly rate. Enter the amount. If you chose hourly, Altru will automatically calculate the value based on the duration of the reservation itinerary it is connected.
  5. Click Save
Add a Staffing Resources To be used for volunteer or staff (ex: tour guides, camp leaders, educators, etc)
  1. Click on Tickets in the main navigation.
  2. In the grouping Configuration, click no Resources.
  3. Within the Supplies/Equipment Resources tab, click Add
  4. Complete the appropriate fields for information on this resource.
    • Enter the name of your resource.
    • Enter a description to help others recognize this resource.
    • In the Quantity available field, enter the number of resources you have available. This would typically be the number of people you have available for this resource.
    • In the capacity per resource field enter the number of attendees this resource can handle. Altru will automatically assign additional resources if the attendees in a group sales reservation or the capacity of program exceeds this value.
    • In the Screening Plan field select the screening plan that would be appropriate for the volunteer job that would be connected to this resource.
    • For the Pricing structure select if it is no charge, or if it s one simple flat rate amount or if its an hourly rate. Enter the amount. If you chose hourly, Altru will automatically calculate the value based on the duration of the reservation itinerary it is connected.
  5. Click Save