Board of Advisors

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CoFED

Published:

12/20/2017

Start Date

01/31/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

P.O. Box 2037
Sonoma
CA
95476
United States

Description

People of color, women, immigrants, people with disabilities, working class and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Serving as a CoFED Board member is a rewarding opportunity to deepen your leadership in the new economy movement and support young people, especially young folx of color, to achieve racial, economic, gender, and climate justice through food and co-ops. CoFED Board members are expected to:

  • Commit to a two-year term, with three to five hours of work per month
  • Attend board meetings, which include one call per month and one in-person retreat per year; Board retreat expenses are covered by CoFED
  • Elect Board officers: Co-Chairs, Treasurer, and Secretary
  • Participate in annual year-end fundraising
  • Give at least one financial gift per year; no minimum required
  • Introduce CoFED to prospective donors, allies and opportunities
  • Partner with the Executive Director on organizational development, strategy, movement building and board development
  • Hire and fire the Executive Director as necessary
  • Conduct a yearly performance evaluation of the Executive Director
  • Act in the best interest of CoFED, disclosing any potential conflicts of interest
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant legal requirements
  • Update and uphold the bylaws, policies, and procedures of the organization


Qualifications

  • Commitment to racial, economic and gender justice
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
  • Proficiency in online tools and platforms (eg. Google Docs, Conference Calling Services, Asana)

Remote

Ok

Benefits

Training Provided

How To Apply

hnin@cofed.org

Please send resume and cover letter to hnin@cofed.org by December 31st with "Board Application" in subject line. PDFs preferred. 


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