In order to improve and become more effective on this campaign and taking into consideration work and family and avoid inconveniences and burn-outs, I have decided to come up with a 2014 calendar for Dress A Girl (Around the World) Australia and share with everyone. Any changes to the calendar schedule below will be entirely within my discretion. Also, this year is my travel year so I thought I should also share with you the dates that most likely I will be out of the country and possibly not contactable at all for Dress A Girl Australia activities.
Jan 2014 - Clearing up 2013 dresses
Feb 1 - Apr 6 - No scheduled activities for Dress A Girl Australia. Emails and enquiries will be responded to whenever required.
Apr 7 - Dress A Girl Australia open for 2014 events and activities
Apr 7 - Apr 16 - Start of 2014 Donation acknowledgements
Apr 17 - Apr 30 - No scheduled activities for Dress A Girl Australia (Will be out of the country. Emails will be responded to if needed based on connection availability)
May 1 - Jul 6 - Resume activities for Dress A Girl Australia
July 7 - 27 - No scheduled activities for Dress A Girl Australia (Will be out of the country and possibility of getting internet connectivity is very slim)
July 28 - Sept 14 - Resume activities for Dress A Girl Australia
Sep 15 - Sept 21 - No scheduled activities for Dress A Girl Australia (will be out of the country. Emails will be responded to if needed based on connection availability)
Sep 22 - Dec 21 - Resume activities for Dress A Girl Australia
Dec 22 - 26 - Christmas Break
Dec 27 - Dec 30 - catch up on activities for Dress A Girl Australia
Dec 31 - Jan 4 - New Year's Break
Dress A Girl Australia activities could include planning, donation acknowledgements, sorting, packing, organizing, coordinating, parcel follow-ups, sending of parcels, charity drives, making handmades and selling at markets to raise funds for postage and of course do my own sewing of dresses.
Please note that my full-time job from Mon to Fri (8-5pm) is still a priority and that I have committed the number of hours below to this campaign to keep it going. Any extra hours I spend in addition to the committed hours below will be based entirely within my discretion :
Weekdays after work hours - 2 to 3 hours
Weekends between 5 to 6 hours.
Parcel pickups will be scheduled on Saturday mornings except on Saturdays that I am away or not available due to market schedules. And all pickups will be done from my postbox number in Casula. No special pickups from other locations. Drop-offs will be allowed but has to be pre-arranged and does not require my presence during drop-off.
Please be guided with this information to avoid inconveniences. Thank you.