Village Aunties Childcare Co-op program description

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Title

Village Aunties Childcare Co-op program description

Subject

Program description for Village Aunties Childcare Co-op

Description

Program description for Village Aunties Childcare Co-op. The document explains that there are two tracks: Track A
This track requests parents dedicate 5 hours per month to the cooperative or larger collective. At least 1.5 hours goes towards the mandatory co-op meeting. The other 3.5 hours can be spent providing child care to parents, completing co-op maintenance tasks or skill-sharing within the time bank.This track asks that in addition to the mandatory 1.5 hour monthly co-op meeting, that you contribute $25/month. Your monetary contribution goes into our Childcare Activities & Support budget.

Creator

Womanist Working Collective

Date

18 May 2018

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Village Aunties Childcare Co-op: A Project of The Womanist Working Collective
A network of extended support dedicated to providing childcare to parents and guardians through cooperation
WWC Parenting Members &
Friends of WWC Sub-Collective
(A collective of verified Black women & femme parents within our networks, who may not be WWC members, but participate in this project of our work.)
Track A
This track requests parents dedicate 5 hours per month to the cooperative or larger collective. At least 1.5 hours goes towards the mandatory co-op meeting. The other 3.5 hours can be spent providing child care to parents, completing co-op maintenance tasks or skill-sharing within the time bank.
Track B
This track asks that in addition to the mandatory 1.5 hour monthly co-op meeting, that you contribute $25/month. Your monetary contribution goes into our Childcare Activities & Support budget.
Childcare Activities & Support budget
This budget is maintained by WWC and exists to support folks providing childcare with fund to care for the children or subsidize an emergency childcare solution in the event that no-one can provide childcare at the time.

Communication surrounding childcare needs takes place on Slack in the #VillageAuntiesCoop channel
Send (text) your email address to 267-606-0992 to be invited to WWC’s Slack.

Exchanges are recorded through WWC’s time banking website Reciprocity
Time Bank orientation will take place during your first meeting


Mandatory Meetings take place the last Sunday of the month from 12pm – 2pm
Meeting consist of building relationships with the Village Aunties who will be engaging with your child/ren, co-op housekeeping, parenting peer support group, knowledge-swapping
Parents are permitted 1 absence per season

Citation

Womanist Working Collective , “Village Aunties Childcare Co-op program description,” Womanist Working Collective Archive, accessed July 4, 2022, https://wwcarchive.omeka.net/items/show/275.

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