Why Hire NAPO-AZ Members
We understand that trusting someone with your home, business, and personal information can be a very stressful step in getting organized or increasing productivity. Similar to hiring a doctor, lawyer, or personal trainer, you want to know that you will be working with a knowledgeable, trained professional.
When you hire a NAPO-Arizona member you hire someone who:
-Meets all the training requirements of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) which means they know how to effectively evaluate your needs, create a plan of action, and coordinate the steps needed to achieve your organizing or productivity goals.
-Lives and works in our local community. NAPO-AZ members are connected to local businesses and nonprofits, and are knowledgeable about local resources, and the latest industry tools and trends .
-Is part of an established network of local and national organizers and productivity consultants allowing our members to quickly scale up their teams for a larger project or find additional resources if the client is moving to or from the area.
Frequently Asked Questions
Services can include:
Organizing and decluttering your home (kitchens, pantries, closets, living room, bedrooms, playrooms, home offices, laundry rooms, garages, basements, attics)
Organizing or downsizing estates
Organizing your move (decluttering/downsizing, packing, and unpacking)
Supporting individuals with chronic disorganization and ADD/ADHD
Help with a hoarding disorder
Coaching in time management, organizing, and productivity (professional or personal life)
Paper, electronic files, information and data organization
Photograph and multi-media organization
Cataloging and displaying collections and memorabilia
Workflow and technology organization
Organizing for seniors (computer assistance, bill paying, prescriptions, insurance forms and tax document organizing)
It is imperative to find an organizer with whom you feel comfortable. Trust your instincts when you have that initial conversation with the organizer. It may be a good idea to speak to a few professional organizers. Some questions to ask are:
-How long have you been in business?
-Are you a member of NAPO?
-What is your area of expertise?
-Can you offer references from past clients?
National Association of Professional Organizers members are professionals who care about client satisfaction as well as sound business practices. All NAPO members have pledged to work within the guidelines of the NAPO Code of Ethics, which includes providing confidentiality and fair independent pricing to all clients. Members of the Arizona Chapter (NAPO-AZ) have a directory of organizing resources at their fingertips.
Absolutely! A Professional Organizer can help you with your organizational skills. Once you find an organizer that you like and enjoy working with and are serious about your commitment to get organized, you are on your way.
NAPO members adhere to a Code of Ethics which include integrity, honesty and confidentiality. This high level of trust placed in them by their clients is taken quite seriously by all NAPO organizers. An organizer’s ethical conduct is critical for sustaining their profession
In Find An Organizer, NAPO members list their specialties. Select a few organizers whose specialty you are interested in and discuss your particular situation over the phone or via email. Organizers strive to be candid regarding whether or not they can help you.
That is not a problem. Simply find a Professional Organizer who can act as a consultant rather than conduct a hands-on project.
Professional Organizers set up individualized systems and procedures that are customized for each client. They try to make them simple and easy-to-follow once the project is completed and the client is on his own. Many times clients will need the Professional Organizer to come back for maintenance or additional instruction or simply to attack another area in the home or office. Occasionally clients simply need reassurance and support.
You can anticipate a stress-free, uncluttered, peaceful environment in which to work and live. Most clients feel relieved that they have overcome their organizational challenges. In many instances, productivity increases and tasks are less challenging. Clients feel they have established a relationship with a professional who finally understands their obstacles and challenges which is a freeing feeling. Many clients may acquire skills necessary to maintain an organized life.