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Frederick TimeBank

Getting Started with your TimeBank

Click Join to create a new member account and you will be sent a notification email. (Please check your spam folder if you do not see it quickly.)

Click the link in the notification email to verify your email address.

Being approved for the TimeBank is a three step process:

  1. Setting up your profile on the website which you can go ahead and do now. This includes email verification and agreeing to our terms of service.
  2. Completing a short and simple orientation: a TimeBank administrator will contact you regarding this. Again, check your spam folder if you don't see an email from them within 48 - 72 hours.
  3. Paying your annual dues $20 for an individual or $35 for a family. This is to help cover the operating costs of the TimeBank.

Once you have completed the above and your membership has been approved, you will have full access to the TimeBank. In addition, 5 time credits will be placed into your account to help you get started using the TimeBank.

Starting to use the TimeBank

Login to the Timebank and

  • Post some offers, skills, talents or services that you have to offer other members.

  • Post some requests, for services or skills that you are looking for.

  • Record any exchanges that you have made with other timebank members.

You can ask for help buy clicking on the envelope icon link and sending a message to your timebank's coordinators. See the icon at the top right of the home page.

You can visit the help guide for a page. Click on the "?" at the top right of each page.

Ongoing Use of the TimeBank

  • Don't hesitate to respond to an offer or request. This is exactly how new sharing and relationships are built to strengthen our community.

  • Please respond in a timely manner to calls or emails you receive from your neighbors about the requests or offers you've posted.

  • After you've communicated with a neighbor and determined that a service exchange is appropriate, make specific arrangements (date and time) for the exchange.

  • Fulfill the exchange and save a record of it in your hours account.

  • Come back and review offers and requests from other members.

Do this again and again to help keep our community alive and flourishing.

Happy exchanging!