Board of Advisors


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Serving as a CoFED Board member is a rewarding opportunity to deepen your leadership in the new economy movement and support young people, especially young folx of color, to achieve racial, economic, gender, and climate justice through food and co-ops. CoFED Board members are expected to:

  • Commit to a two-year term, with three to five hours of work per month
  • Attend board meetings, which include one call per month and one in-person retreat per year; Board retreat expenses are covered by CoFED
  • Elect Board officers: Co-Chairs, Treasurer, and Secretary
  • Participate in annual year-end fundraising
  • Give at least one financial gift per year; no minimum required
  • Introduce CoFED to prospective donors, allies and opportunities
  • Partner with the Executive Director on organizational development, strategy, movement building and board development
  • Hire and fire the Executive Director as necessary
  • Conduct a yearly performance evaluation of the Executive Director
  • Act in the best interest of CoFED, disclosing any potential conflicts of interest
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant legal requirements
  • Update and uphold the bylaws, policies, and procedures of the organization

Qualifications

  • Commitment to racial, economic and gender justice
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
  • Proficiency in online tools and platforms (eg. Google Docs, Conference Calling Services, Asana)

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to hnin@cofed.org by December 31st with "Board Application" in subject line. PDFs preferred.

Skills

  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Relationship Building
  • Business Development
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Commit to a two-year term, with three to five hour

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