Community Builder

In almost every instance, the process of the resident-owned community acquiring the land beneath the neighborhood brings a community closer together. Not only do Members know far more of their neighbors than ever before, but they look out for one another, too.

  • Save

Ask anyone at a successful ROC about what makes them work so well and they’ll tell you it’s the volunteers. It’s important to make volunteering fun and easy — find ways to make helping out enjoyable for Members. Does a neighbor enjoy flower gardening? Ask if he’ll help out on the Beautification Committee. Know someone who works as a construction firm? See if she’ll help out on the mail shed replacement project.

Happy volunteers make eager and willing volunteers. Don’t forget that even the most modest helpers appreciate a thank-you for their efforts.

Click here to learn more about building strong communities.

Download these resources to get started building an even stronger neighborhood.

Team & Community Building Activities
Social Committee Policy
Building a Winning Team
25 Ways to Build Community
Social and Community Building Activities
Building Relationships – Key to Volunteers
20 Easy Ways to Recognize Volunteers
 Open and Honest Communication