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NAPO Membership Categories

Provisional Member
Professional Member
Multi-Person Business
Emeritus Member
Allied Member
Academic Member
Student Member
Corporate Associate Member


Provisional Member 

Member Dues:$275 per year

Individuals engaged in the organizing and/or productivity profession join NAPO as Provisional Members. After completion of the Professional Practices Coursework , Provisional Members advance to Professional Member status.  

The Professional Practices Coursework consists of:

• Fundamental Organizing and Productivity Principles, $180
• Fundamental Organizing and Productivity Skills, $180
• Ethics for Professional Organizers and Productivity Specialists, Free to NAPO Members
  

*NEW* Effective June 15, 2016 Provisional Members can bundle their membership and Professional Practices Coursework and save over $100! Click "join now" below to take advantage of this new NAPO benefit!

On average, NAPO members complete the Professional Practices Coursework and are upgraded to Professional status within 4 months.

A Provisional Member enjoys many NAPO membership benefits.  However, the privileges of being listed in the Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant Search Tool, voting privileges, and serving on the Board of Directors are reserved for our Professional Members. It is NAPO’s hope that our Provisional Members will quickly advance through their provisional status and move on to becoming Professional Members.  

The Path to Professional Membership Status

NAPO Professional Membership Status
 

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Professional Member

Member Dues: $275 per year

A Professional Member is entitled to the full range of NAPO membership benefits, including a listing in the Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant Search Tool, voting privileges, and eligibility to serve on the Board of Directors.

Professional membership is offered at two levels:

• Professional Member
• Professional Member with employees


Prerequisite: To qualify for Professional status, members must have completed the three classes in the Professional Practices Coursework (see Provisional Member section above) OR earned the Certified Professional Organizer® credential.

Members who have previously earned Professional status and wish to rejoin NAPO, may call NAPO HQ at 856-380-6828.

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Multi-Person Business

Member Dues: rates vary

Organizing and productivity businesses with more than one employee or owner may purchase multiple memberships at a discounted rate.  Membership through this dues structure is available to the business’s owners, partners, or W-2 employees only; independent contractors are not eligible. Under this structure, business owners and/or employees will share the same renewal date. 

Each individual member will join as a Provisional member and not appear in the Directory until s/he has completed the three classes in the Professional Practices Coursework (see Provisional Member section above) OR earned the Certified Professional Organizer® credential to become a Professional Member. A Professional Member participating in the Multi-Person Business structure is entitled to the full range of NAPO membership benefits, including a listing in the Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant Search Tool, voting privileges, and eligibility to serve on the Board of Directors.  

Membership seats are transferable within the business. For example, if individual leaves a business during the membership term, that business can designate another owner, partner, or W-2 employee in that seat. 

Contact NAPO Headquarters for assistance with this dues structure.

Education Options:
The Going Pro and Passion for Learning Bundles may be purchased at a discounted rate for individuals qualifying for the Multi-Person Business. Discounted Bundle packages are available at the time of joining/renewing or at any time after joining. Education Bundles are tied to the individual and not the company record. The Passion for Learning Bundle provides one year of access for the individual and begins from time of purchase.

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Emeritus Member

Member Dues: $75 per year

Retired Professional Members are eligible for Emeritus Membership if they are no longer engaged in the Organizing and Productivity profession, are at least 55 years of age, and have been a NAPO member for at least 15 years.

An Emeritus Member will continue to receive NAPO’s membership benefits, is entitled to voting privileges, and may serve in certain positions on the Board of Directors. 

If you would like to join as an Emeritus Member, please contact NAPO HQ at napo@napo.net or 856-380-6828.

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Allied Member

Member Dues: $260 per year

An Organizing and Productivity Professional employed by a government agency, post-secondary educational institution, non-profit organization, for-profit entity, or self-employed -- however, does not offer services to the general public -- may join NAPO as an Allied Member.

An Allied Member receives many NAPO membership benefits, may serve as a Director on NAPO’s Board and participate in Board votes as part of Board service, but does not have general voting privileges and cannot serve as an Officer of the Association.

 

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Academic Member

Member Dues: $260 per year

An individual employed as an educator, academic researcher, or writer engaged in an area of study within the organizing and productivity profession at an accredited college or university -- but who does not offer organizing or productivity services to the general public -- may join NAPO as an Academic Member.

An Academic Member receives several NAPO membership benefits and may serve as a Director on NAPO’s Board and participate in Board voting as part of Board service, but does not have general voting privileges and cannot serve as an Officer of the Association.

 

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Student Member

Member Dues: $50 per year

An individual enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university may join NAPO as a Student Member. A Student Member enjoys selected NAPO membership benefits, but is not entitled to voting privileges and cannot serve on the Board of Directors.

Those interested in joining as a Student member will need to submit a transcript showing full-time enroll for the current or upcoming semester. Transcripts can be emailed to NAPO@NAPO.net. Upon verification by NAPO HQ, you will receive a notification of acceptance or an email requesting further information.  

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Corporate Associate Member

NAPO is proud to partner with businesses that manufacture, sell, and/or distribute organizing and productivity products and related services. Access 4,000 NAPO professional members by showcasing your solutions through a CAM membership. There are three membership levels: Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Click here for details.

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