|Re: Hire Babysitters?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Kathy Tymoczko (kathy.tymoczkogmail.com)|
|Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:08:01 -0800 (PST)|
We have provided child care for our plenary (all community) meetings and for workshops when everyone is expected to attend. We don't provide child care for team meetings (most teams consist of 4-7 people). The funds for child care are requested by the Kids Team during our annual budget process. The Kids Team is responsible for arranging child care when needed. Sometimes the child care person(s) have been not community members, and sometimes teenagers who live at Daybreak (and who don't typically come to plenaries/workshops. On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 8:16 AM, R Philip Dowds <rpdowds [at] comcast.net> wrote: > Coho Folks — > > At Cornerstone in Cambridge, MA, we greatly value the maximum > participation of everybody at our business meetings — most notably our > monthly plenaries, but also committee meetings as well. But for our > numerous families with small children, parental participation is often a > challenge for both single parent AND two parent households. Accordingly, > we’re now looking at proposal to fund babysitters during certain meetings, > at a total annual cost estimated at $1700 (appx $53 per household). > > My question is: How do other communities liberate parents for meeting > participation? Any details about your version of a babysitting pool? > > Thanks, > Philip Dowds > Cornerstone Village Cohousing > Cambridge, MA > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > -- Kathy Tymoczko Daybreak Cohousing <http://www.daybreakcohousing.org> Portland, Oregon 765-307-1083
- Hire Babysitters? R Philip Dowds, November 21 2017
- Re: Hire Babysitters? Sharon Villines, November 22 2017
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