Member at Large, Board of Directors


Published:

12/19/2017

Start Date

02/28/2018

End Date

02/28/2020

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

North Vancouver
BC
Canada

Description

About VUFS

The Vancouver Urban Farming Society (VUFS) works to strengthen urban farming through education, networking, advocacy and business support towards our mission of growing urban farming in Vancouver and beyond. We do so through programming and events, maintaining a strong network, working with policymakers, as well as public education and engagement. We are a six-year-old non-profit society that was largely founded and continues to be governed by urban farmers. Vancouver’s local food movement is dynamic and exciting as various urban farming organizations develop different approaches to growing food in the city. Learn more about the different urban farm organizations and VUFS at http://www.urbanfarmers.ca


About the Position

The VUFS Board of Directors is currently recruiting new Members-at-Large, with a particular focus on candidates with expertise in the areas of Fund DevelopmentLaw, and Policy. The ideal candidates would have a background in one of the fields listed above, strong professional connections, an interest in urban and/or small-scale sustainable agriculture, and the desire to strategically apply their expertise to supporting our organization. Time Commitment The Member-at-Large position is a 2-year term with an approximate time commitment of 5 hours per month. Please note that while VUFS currently convenes monthly for board meetings, we are moving toward a committee structure where we will be meeting less frequently as a board, and more in small groups.

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume to hello@urbanfarmers.ca along with a brief introduction stating why you would be a good fit for this role. We look forward to hearing from you!


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