http://www.abouttimeexchange.org
Vernon Hills IL 60061

Phone (847) 361-8023

14 MEMBERS. 146 HOURS EXCHANGED.

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Building our community one hour at a time in Lake County, IL.

A Pay It Forward System, with Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Welcome to About Time! Exchange

A service exchange, or time bank, is a network of individual, organizational and business 'members' that provide services, track and bank their hours and then spend those hours to get their own needs met. A service exchange is NOT a barter network, since nothing is 'exchanged'. One 'member' provides a friendly, neighborly favor to another and records the time they spent doing so.

Each member's time is valued equally. Everyone has something to offer, and needs to be met.

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hOurworld Mobile Time Banking We believe in Open Innovation! We implement the best ideas of our members and coordinators. This broad based co-production model of networking and development affords us all the best tools for sustaining our local communities!


We believe in removing ALL the barriers to time banking that we can. Access to the hOurworld platform is FREE. It is easy for new members to join and learn, and easy for coordinators to manage and report on their members and activity.

We believe in supporting local diversity while maintaining a central cooperative organization to provide accessible support, training, and communications. We are documenting and teaching these models.

We believe that every member have control over their own privacy and content. We operate on private secure servers and HIPPA compliant data centers where all information is encrypted before going out on the internet.

We believe that time banking is one spoke in a wheel of Movements Moving Together. We foster local community organizations drawing together to create powerful local economies as they integrate CSA, Food Co-op, Buy Local, Transition Town, BALLE, CAP and others. The opportunities are endless!

All the Best from hOurworld

Join About Time! today and start exchanging service hours with your neighbors.

 

What skills do you have to offer? Are you handy in the kitchen? Like to garden? Good with handwork around the house? Everyone has something to offer.