Amanda is a Community Animator for Sage Seniors Association. Using an intentional Community Development approach, she assists seniors in finding a place for their skills and wisdom to be utilized, connecting them with activities, opportunities, and resources in their area.
She has a passion for community building and enjoys being involved with activities and initiatives that promote neighbourliness, encourages connections, and fosters wellness and inclusion. She has been involved with the Beverly Historical Society, is a neighbourhood Block Connector for the Abundant Community Edmonton program, is the Vice-President of the Beacon Heights Community League, and has recently become a member of the North-East Edmonton chapter of Rotary.
She became involved with the Men’s shed initiative in 2017 and continues to contribute to its growing popularity in Edmonton as a non-programmatic, friendly, grassroots environment for men of all ages and abilities.