Block Connectors

Block Connectors

Block Connectors are being recruited across Red Deer, Red Deer County, Bowden, Delburne, Elnora and Penhold, to informally connect neighbours.

Block Connectors will be asked to:

  • Have a friendly chat with the closest 10-20 households on the block.
  • Help neighbours connect at an activity once a year.
  • Receive training.

Would you like to become a Block Connector? Contact Community Mobilizer Nora Smith at creativexchangeconsulting@gmail.com.

Training Opportunities

Connector Night: See if it fits

In this one hour snapshot, learn more about the Great Neighbours initiative, the Block Connector opportunity and easy ways to get to know the people around you.

Dates: July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10 and November 14
Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Place: Coconut Room (4924 50 St, Red Deer)

Block Connector Training

Block connectors are a key part of Great Neighbours, a grassroots initiative that aims to connect people where they live. They chat with the closest 10-20 households on their block and help neighbours connect with an activity at least once a year. This hands-on workshop provides tangible tools and tips to become a confident and successful Block Connector. Areas covered include cultural awareness, volunteer safety, event planning and ongoing support.

Dates: July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24 and November 28
Time:  6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Place: Coconut Room (4924 50 St, Red Deer)

Please RSVP by contacting Community Mobilizer Nora Smith at creativexchangeconsulting@gmail.com.