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Moreland Community Gardening – Volunteer Board Member

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Organisation : Moreland Community Garden Inc.

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 10 hours per month

Duration of project : Ongoing - up to 3 years

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Conservation & Environment, Health – General

Posted on : 14 Nov, 2017

About the Role

Moreland Community Gardening (MCG) has current vacancies for voluntary Board Members.

About MCG
MCG is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit community organisation committed to growing healthy and sustainable local communities through edible gardening. The MCG currently manages the West Brunswick Community Garden (WBCG), the adjacent West Brunswick Food Forest (WBFF) and the recently started Pentridge Community Garden (PCG).

The MCG is also actively looking for opportunities to start or develop other community gardens in the Moreland area. MCG is a member-based incorporated association and has approximately 80-100 members. The organisation is currently governed by a Board of 5 members and has Garden Organising Committees which are responsible for the day to day management of the WBCG/WBFF and the PCG. Further information about MCG can be found at our website:

About MCG’s Board
The MCG Board is committed, active, diverse and friendly. The Board is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of MCG, to manage its financial position and to represent the organisation in the wider community. The MCG Board currently meets at least 6 times a year (but can resolve to meet more frequently) from 7.30-9.30 pm in the Moreland area. The time commitment for board positions is approx. up to 10 hours per month.

About the Board Member vacancies
The MCG Board therefore welcomes expressions of interest from people wanting to serve as a general MCG Board member. We are looking for people with a general interest in community gardening to volunteer for this position and / or people with skills or experience in any of the following areas:

  • Communications and marketing incl. social media
  • Fundraising – especially via grants
  • Digital/graphic design skills for promotional material, internal and external communication

This is an excellent opportunity for people with these skills, or with a general interest in community gardening and sustainable living, to get active in the community. You do not need to have prior Board experience to be eligible for this position – MCG provides all new Board members with a full induction, a position description, a written guide and a Board mentor for their first year.

Interested? Want to know more?
You can read more about the board here. If you are interested or have questions – we would love to hear from you. Please contact us on email and a board member will respond to you.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Moreland Community Garden Inc.
Not for Profit : Yes

Apply for this Position

Position Description : MCG New Board Member EOI

For details concerning this role , please contact


Phone : 0402917376

Email :

Please quote in application: Moreland Community Gardening – Volunteer Board Member via Pro Bono Australia.


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