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Intergenerational Program Development, Level 1: October 2023


Thursday, October 12, 2023 - Thursday, October 12, 2023

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Online via Zoom  

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The Basics of Planning an Intergenerational Program

If you’re thinking about Intergenerational (IG) work and how to get it started in your community, this workshop is for you. You will learn about the types of IG programs possible, how to determine what will be best in your community and how to get started.


  • Determine the purpose and desired outcomes for an IG program
  • Discover the various types of IG programs
  • Learn how to do a needs assessment of the community
  • Understand the steps needed to deliver a successful IG program


  • Learn about the benefits of IG relationships
  • Hear some success stories
  • Discuss your unique community
  • Explore various types of programs
  • Assess the needs in your community
  • Review needs assessment
  • Decide purpose and outcomes for your program
  • Determine the type of program you want to offer


  • Template for needs assessment

About the Facilitator 

Betty Good has over 30 years experience as an educator both in Canada and internationally. This wealth of experience has prepared her to work well with both youth and seniors. For more than seven years with LINKages Society of Alberta she has managed IG programs and trained others how to start their own. Her many intergenerational friendships have shown her the benefits to both seniors and youth of having friendships with people from other generations.


The price of this training is per person. 

This training will be taking place online via Zoom. Registered participants will be emailed a meeting link. 

This training is not guaranteed to run. We need a minimum number of people in order to run it.