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Time Bank St. Ann's Bay

Time Banking for Members

Time Banking is designed to encourage connections between community members on the basis that everyone has something to give and everyone has needs.  Time Bank members commit to "give and receive" using Time Credits earned and spent.  The "golden rule" of Time Banking is this:  An hour of my time is equal to an hour of your time.  One hour of service given earns one time credit.  For one hour of service received, pay one time credit.  

Core Values

1.  Assets:  Everyone has something to offer

2.  Redefining Work: Building home, family and community is valued work

3.  Reciprocity:  Encouraging givers to receive - and receivers to give - builds trust and resiliency and sharing

4.  Community:  We are stronger together

5.  Respect: Respect is the root of equality

A commitment to the core values helps people to get into the spirit of Time Banking and helps keep that spirit alive. I understand that the function of Time Bank St. Ann's Bay is to facilitate the exchange of services within the community in the spirit of the core values of Time Banking.  It is my responsibility to use the same caution I would in other circumstances to get to know a person, make reference checks, and use my instincts before engaging with another Time Bank participant - especially for babysitting, elder care, and driving. 

I understand that any agreements shall be made solely by and between parties involved in this transaction.  Time Bank St. Ann's Bay will not be held responsible and will not assume any liability for claims, damages, or any other consequences which may arise from this arrangement.  

I understand that Time Bank St. Ann's Bay shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to loss, damage, or injury caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by information contained on this web site or any other Time Bank resources.  I agree to indemnify and hold harmless all parties who facilitate or participate in Time Bank exchanges.

I agree that this site is not to be used for buying and selling and trading in illegal goods and services.

This site provides information that may reveal aspects of members' lives that they wish to keep private.  For that reason, I pledge not to reveal any of the contents of this site that are associated with any members' personal information.

I understand that I will receive messages from other members of my Time Bank through this web site. Notification of such messages will be sent to the email address I have used for registration.  I also understand that I will receive newsletters, broadcasts and alerts for my Time Bank from my Coordinator through this web site.

I have read these guidelines and agreements and I agree to abide by these core values, rules, and guidelines provided by Time Bank St. Ann's Bay for proper and courteous behaviour.  I pledge to proceed with good intent towards being of service to others in my community and treat others in the Time Bank with respect and kindness.