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Role: Board Member
Type: board of directors positions / unpaid
Organization: Reimagine Agriculture
Location: remote, anywhere in Canada

Reimagine Agriculture is looking for a new board member with a passion for addressing food system issues.

As a working board, this voluntary commitment involves monthly board meetings, working directly in an assigned area of the organization, directly enabling fundraising initiatives, supporting the strategic and day-to-day operations of the organization and taking on extra responsibilities as interested (estimated 7-10 hours/week).

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of pressing food system issues, such as food waste and conventional animal agriculture, as well as a passion to address them
  • Ability to work with professionals with different backgrounds and opinions, underpinned by strong emotional intelligence and a constructive attitude
  • Strong analytical/conceptual skills - big picture, strategic thinker
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively as a dynamic team player
  • Ability to seek consultation, accept feedback, and implement advice
  • High level of initiative and flexibility

Preferred:

  • Experience as a board member in the non-profit sector
  • Experience in policy advocacy (including familiarity with government processes/legislation) or fundraising

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide crucial guidance and input to planning, developing, and managing Reimagine Agriculture’s activities
  • Take on an active role in one of the organization’s main working groups (e.g. fundraising, policy work, knowledge mobilization)
  • Support strategic planning and implementation of the mission, vision and values of the organization
  • Contribute to strategic planning and oversight of activities in the policy pillar
  • Contribute to the decision-making process with knowledge, experience and strategic thinking
  • Contribute to the long-term financial stability of the organization
  • Help out across the organization, as needs arise
  • Attend monthly board meetings, and other key meetings, as requested

We want to find a Board Member with a strong understanding of agricultural issues and a passion for making tangible change in this critical industry. Applicants should be open-minded, thoughtful, and excited to take a hands-on approach to help Reimagine Agriculture achieve its objectives.

Interested candidates can email info@reimagineagriculture.org with their resume, detailing their interest in our organization, the role, and the relevant skills and aptitudes they would bring. Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.ca.

Selected candidates will be asked to complete an interview and a written element. The deadline is Friday, July 12 at 11:59 pm ET.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 27 2024    ID: 71485