A block captain is an integral component of keeping our neighborhood safe, happy, and fun! This person will be involved in crime prevention efforts as well as facilitating information exchange between neighbors and the Allandale Neighborhood Association (ANA). The primary goal of a block captain is to create a sense of community on your street.  Being a block captain is a 1-year commitment from January to December.

Required Job Duties:

  • Coordinate National Night Out for your block in October

  • Serve as a point of contact between your Block and the ANA on issues related to safety, zoning, membership, parks, etc.

Optional Job Duties:

  • Coordinate your block’s participation in ANA events such as 4th of July parade, It’s My Park Day, creek clean-ups, etc.  New ANA events, post-pandemic, are being planned!

  • Welcome new neighbors on behalf of your block and the ANA

  • Create events for your block (for example, Halloween, children’s activities)

  • Create methods of communication for your block (a block-level listserv, phone tree, directory or shared contact info, etc.)

Additional requirements:

  • You must be a current member of the Allandale Neighborhood Association
  • You must be able to communicate with the ANA Membership Committee by email
  • You must attend an annual Block Captains’ meeting in the first quarter of 2021

If you are interested in being the 2021 Block Captain for your block, please email allandalesocial [Email address: allandalesocial #AT# gmail.com - replace #AT# with @ ] for more information!