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Old 02-16-2013, 06:10 PM
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I was wondering how many of you have a wait list and if you charge to get on your wait list. Or what are the requirements to get on your wait list? What info would you take from parents?
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:11 PM
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I have a wait list. No charge to be on the list. I offer to place families on my wait list if I don't have an opening when they call. If they agree, I get their name and number, ages of kids, and date they are hoping to find care by. Depending on the 'feeling' I get on the phone call, they may or may not be the first ones I call when I have an opening.
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:42 AM
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I have a wait list. No charge to be on the list. I offer to place families on my wait list if I don't have an opening when they call. If they agree, I get their name and number, ages of kids, and date they are hoping to find care by. Depending on the 'feeling' I get on the phone call, they may or may not be the first ones I call when I have an opening.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:43 AM
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I have a wait list.

I don't charge parents to be added to the wait list.

If parents have already interviewed and I am willing to enroll them, they are then asked to pay a deposit to guarantee the next available space.

Otherwise, I just call whoever is on the list first and go from there.
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Old 02-17-2013, 10:44 AM
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I have a wait list as well. I interview and if I like the family and feel they are a good fit I will add them. I do not charge them to be placed on the list.

I usually know weeks in advance when I will have space and I will then call in the order which they were placed on the list depending on what age the spot is for.

Once they are notified there is space and they agree to take the spot, I then charge a fee which is applied to their first 2 weeks of care. If they were to back out after it is paid it is not refundable.
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I have a wait list. No charge to be on the list. I offer to place families on my wait list if I don't have an opening when they call. If they agree, I get their name and number, ages of kids, and date they are hoping to find care by. Depending on the 'feeling' I get on the phone call, they may or may not be the first ones I call when I have an opening.
I do this as well.
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I have a wait list. No charge to be on the list. I offer to place families on my wait list if I don't have an opening when they call. If they agree, I get their name and number, ages of kids, and date they are hoping to find care by. Depending on the 'feeling' I get on the phone call, they may or may not be the first ones I call when I have an opening.
Same here
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