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I coordinate nearly 200 volunteers for a small non profit using excel. I use excel to keep track of all volunteer information as well as for scheduling shifts. Currently I'm looking for a way to show what the most recent shift a volunteer performed was.

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In the "Volunteer" tab you'd find all of the information for the volunteers: name, phone number, email address, number of shifts they've completed, etc.

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I'd like to find a way to show in the "Volunteer" tab what someones most recent shift was. The only way I've been able to think of would involve a ridiculously complicated series of =if() statements, which would be more hassle than it's worth.

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'=====================================================
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