Melissa Sleegers is a Professional Organiser, and the founder of Allsorts Organising. Melissa is a born organiser and has been organising people, homes, workspaces and events professionally and personally for over 20 years.
Melissa is the only Canberra organiser to have obtained a Level II Specialist Certificates in Chronic Disorganization, Hoarding and ADD/ADHD from the US-based Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD). She was also an Expert accredited member and the 2016-2017 President of the former Australasian Association of Professional Organisers. Melissa has been interviewed for television, print/online media and radio on topics ranging from spring cleaning to hoarding disorder. You can see some of these listed on our Media page.She wants to educate the public about the struggle some people have with their stuff so as to build understanding and empathy.
Melissa is a member of the Sector Development Group for the Canberra Living Conditions Network (CLCN). CLCN consists of managers and workers from community and government agencies, and private enterprise, who provide services to individuals and families living in squalor and hoarding situations. CLCN aims to promote a sector-wide response for the development of a coordinated, multi-disciplinary, adequately funded and systemic response to squalor and hoarding in the Canberra community.
Prior to transitioning to a full-time Professional Organiser, Melissa managed a Divisional Administration Section within the Australian Government Department of Innovation, a job that required a proficient multi-tasker across a range of financial, HR and administrative functions. She holds a current Australian Government Secret security clearance.
Melissa’s extensive experience in event management ranges from weddings and parties to corporate conferences and events for over 1,200 people across Australia and internationally. As testament to her expertise, Melissa led the team that was awarded the 2006-2007 Australian Meetings and Events Industry Award for In-House Meetings Management, and national finalist for Meeting of the Year – More than 500 delegates.
If you are feeling disorganised, Melissa will work one-on-one with you to create innovative solutions that suit your unique requirements for your home or office.