How do I request shift cover on Workplace?

If shift cover is enabled on your Workplace, you can submit a request for cover or offer to cover someone else's shift.
To request shift cover:
  1. Go to the group that you'd like to post your shift request in.
  2. In the composer, select .
  3. Add your shift title and your supervisor.
  4. Choose the start date and the end date for your shift cover.
  5. Click Post.
To cover someone else's shift, go onto their post and click Cover Shift. Once you click Request Shift, the manager will be notified and will approve or decline the request.
How do I turn on shift cover?
If you are the admin of your Workplace, you can enable shift cover in groups:
  1. From your News Feed, click Admin PanelAdmin Panel in the left menu.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Compose next to the Shift cover below Groups.
  4. Select Turn on and then click Save.
To turn on Shift cover as a group admin:
  1. Go to the group that you are admin of.
  2. Click on the right and click Admin Options.
  3. From Admin Tools, click Settings.
  4. Below Customize Group, click Compose next to shift Cover Posts.
  5. Click On to enable shift cover posts and click Save.
Post a shift cover as an open shift:
Group admins or moderators can post an open shift. This is a shift that has no one currently assigned to it. Anyone in the group can request to cover it. The admin can then approve who they want to cover the shift. To post an open shift:
  1. Go to the group that you'd like to post your shift request in.
  2. In the composer, select .
  3. Click the check box next to Display this as an open shift.
  4. When you have filled in the rest of your details, click Next. You can add text or click Post if you're done.
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