Who We Are
Sorauren Farmers’ Market Association (SFMA) is a non-profit organization and a welcoming hub providing wholesome fresh food and community connection since 2008. We provide support to local sustainable farmers and producers and work opportunities for those marginalized from the labour market. Generating relationships and dialogue around gardening, sustainable farming and healthy food and implementing measures to lessen the Market’s environmental impact are core aims.
We strive to grow and serve our community as their needs change. In addition to supporting farmers and producers through our weekly market, we manage a variety of other community initiatives, including but not limited to:
We are looking for 1-2 new directors to join our board. We are keen to continue to expand and diversify our programming outside of our weekly market and are looking for members who would like to join us as we plan for the future.
Candidates are not expected to possess all of these competencies, but we would prefer if they possessed at least one of them.
This voluntary commitment involves attending about six virtual board meetings a year (one every two months, meetings are about 1 hour long) and working on initiatives that support the market (about 4 hours a month). Our Market Manager skillfully manages the hands-on, day-to-day operation of our market, so the initiatives that board members will be expected to support will be related to governance, administration, and fundraising/granting.
How to Apply
We aim for our Board to encompass diverse voices, backgrounds and perspectives and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. By valuing a diverse workforce, SFMA is committed to hiring practices that are fair and equitable.
Please visit our website, complete the SFMA Board Member Application Form and submit by March 18, 2024. The form consists of a few short questions. You will also be asked to attach your resume in the form. If you have any questions about Sorauren Farmers’ Market, the work we do, or about this posting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 28 2024 ID: 70076