Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Professional Organizer?
Professional Organizers in Canada defines a Professional Organizer as:
"Someone who provides information, products and assistance to help individuals and businesses achieve their specific organizing needs.
Here is what you can expect when you hire a professional organizer:
1. Guidance, encouragement and education to help reduce your stress and gain control.
2. A supportive approach where the professional organizer actively listens to your needs.
3. Focus and direction to address your organizational challenges.
4. A non-judgemental mindset that is focused on helping to reduce your stress.
5. Extreme dedication with the goal of helping you do more in less time, with more energy.
6. A commitment to professional excellence and adherence to POC's strict code of ethics.
Who can hire a Professional Organizer?
Anyone! If you have something you want organized, are feeling overwhelmed, need a little boost to get started, message me and we can schedule a FREE Consultation.
What are your qualifications?
I have been an educator for 13 years, with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education degree. Plus, I have taken the required courses and wrote and passed the POC exam to become a Trained Professional Organizer. I am also a member of Professional Organizers in Canada (POC).
Some of the courses I have taken are:
Basic Residential Organizing
Basic Office Organizing
Working with the Chronically Disorganized
Working with Seniors
Working with Children
Room by Room Organization
Code of Ethics
What is a consultation?
A consultation is our first meeting, face to face or by phone or on Zoom, to talk about what you would like assistance with. At this time, we get to know each other, share ideas, and make a plan to achieve your organizing goals. The consultation lasts between 30 minutes to an hour depending on the project.
Consultations are always FREE!
Are you insured?
Yes, I am an insured Professional Organizer.
Are your services confidential?
Yes! I will never share information about a client or share photos on social media without your consent. Our work together is confidential and I respect your privacy.
What do you organize?
I have a lot of experience organizing a variety of things, from garages to school work, files to crafts - if it is something that is not in order, I can problem solve with you to sort it out. For more detailed examples of what I organize click on 'Services ' at the top of the Home Page.
What are your fees?
At Ten Four Organizing I give my clients the valuable guidance and support they need at exceptional rates. There are a variety of options available to you to fit your budget. For more details click on 'Services' at the top of the Home Page. Plus, consultations are always FREE.
What are some approximate timelines and cost for an organizing project I have in mind?
Every person's space and expectations of an organizing project are different, so for the best idea of timelines and cost, it is best to request a FREE consult, where we can talk about your goals and budget. Then I will be able to customize a plan just for you.
How and when do I pay?
Payment is by Electric Money Transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment is required prior to each session.
What are your hours?
The great thing about Virtual Organizing is I can be available to you more often. Contact me and we can find a time that works best for both of us to get your organizing project started.
Still have more questions? Get in touch and I’ll be happy to answer them as soon as possible.
Ready to get started? Book your FREE Consultation today!