We use Elvanto for rostering volunteers, planning services, and for communication.

Log in

If you’re volunteer on a role at St Alban’s, you will have been sent login details. If you need the email resent, just contact the office.

Download the mobile app …

… or Add the Elvanto web app to your mobile home screen

Apple iOS

When you have Elvanto open in Safari, tap the Share button (square with an arrow pointing upward and tap Add to Home Screen


When you have Elvanto open in Chrome, tap the menu icon (3 dots in upper right-hand corner) and tap Add to homescreen.


The online roster lets you see when you’re rostered on and who else is rostered on with you. It also stays up to date when people change dates.

If you are unable to access a device to log into Elvanto, you can contact the office for a printed copy of the roster (A3 size). Bear in mind any printed roster will not show when the roster has been updated or people have swapped.

Find a replacement

1. Find out who is available to replace you

Log in to Elvanto and go to your Roster.

Find the service you want to replace yourself for.

Tap the red cross next to your name to Decline the role for that day.

Tap Swap or Replace.

You’ll be shown a list of people who can replace you.

2. Contact people to replace you.

You can do this automatically in Elvanto, or contact people yourself.

Automatically contact people (via email)

Follow the instructions above to get a list of people available to replace you.

Select who you want to send a replacement request to.

Tap Send Requests to send a request via email.

If someone accepts your request:

You’ll receive a confirmation email, and there’s nothing else you need to do.

If no one accepts your request:

You’ll need to contact people yourself.

Contact people yourself

If you want to call people, or ask them directly yourself, just find out who is available (instructions above), and look them up in the Parish Directory.

Once you find a replacement, let Kaleb in the office know, or if it’s a weekend, contact Marc or Sam, so we can know who’s on and update the roster.

I can’t find anyone!

Once you’ve tried everybody available, but you haven’t found a replacement, send an SMS to Marc or Sam.

Sundays: Bear in mind that the ministry leaders will be preparing for and running the services on Sundays, so they may not see your text message or be able to respond to it on a Sunday.

Parish Directory

The Parish Directory is available on Elvanto. The information in the directory is available only to those who are themselves in the directory.

If you are not in the Parish Directory, and would like to be, please contact the office.