Neighbourhood & Volunteer Services

Are you...

  • a volunteer?
  • a neighbourhood association?
  • a non-profit organization?
  • a group of residents trying to get a community project started?

Your local community developer will support you as a resident, volunteer, or community group to reach your goal and make a difference in your community.

A community developer can help you... 

Get connected

We can help you build networks, create partnerships and connect with: 

  • other volunteers, non-profits, and partners in your community
  • municipal government departments

Be effective

We can provide guidance to support your group and connect you to resources like:

•    templates and how-to guides for starting an organization, running a meeting or planning a community project
•    funding opportunities

Get trained

We can design custom volunteer and board training to meet the needs of your group. Some examples of the support we can provide to help strengthen your board or non-profit are:

•    board training and development
•    team building
•    strategic planning

Get engaged 

We can help you ask the right questions to get valuable feedback from your community by:

•    helping you consult and engage your community through designing various engagement tools like community meetings or surveys
•    discussing community projects and identifying next steps

Community developers also deliver the following programs for volunteers and communities:


Interested in getting started? Get in touch with a community developer today! 


Community Developers in the Halifax Region

Darren Hirtle, Dartmouth and Eastern Passage

Milo Gray, Cole Harbour, to Eastern Shore

Kate Moon, Halifax Penninsula

Meaghan Dalton – Fall River, Sackville, Bedford, and Musquodoboit Valley

Jasmine Du, Mainland North, South, & Western Communities

Becca Bishop - Youth specific community development and engagement