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Board Member- General

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Organisation : Cultivating Community

Location : Melbourne

Time required : Our Board meet bi monthly with additional meetings as required

Duration of project : ongoing (annual elections)

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Conservation & Environment, Education & Training

Posted on : 5 Mar, 2019

About the Role

We are entering a new phase of growth and seek support to review and plan for business efficiency as well as engaging more effectively with those who use our services. We welcome applicants from diverse communities especially those who have utilised Cultivating Community’s services.

We are seeking a motivated and engaged individual to join our board with the following skills and experience:

-Information Technology

-Marketing

-Fundraising

Previous experience on a non for profit board is desirable.

Our Board meet bi monthly on the 3rd Wednesday evening with additional meetings as required.

Closing date for applications is 18 March and enquiries are most welcome.

Cultivating Community is a not for profit organisation working toward an equitable food system that sustains the health and diversity of our communities and our environment.  Our passion for creating a better food future involves activities spanning food systems advocacy and support, urban agriculture, community food hubs, school food gardens, food waste management and environmental education.

We work in partnership with DHHS to manage community gardens on public housing estates and in doing so support over 700 people to grow their own food.  We deliver impactful school food garden programs by providing a dedicated weekly resource to schools to engage 500+ children in outdoor classrooms where they learn about growing food in sustainable ways.   Through our Community Food Centre programs we work collaboratively with many local NFPs, health centres and community networks to facilitate opportunities for low income communities to have access to and learn about good food.  We also support micro and social enterprise food businesses.  We have partnered with local councils to deliver on community garden programs and governance, community composting frameworks and food waste minimisation initiatives.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Cultivating Community
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

For details concerning this role , please contact

Daniyela Rob

Phone : 0437695861

Email : Daniyela@cultivatingcommunity.org.au


Please quote in application: Board Member- General via Pro Bono Australia.


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