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FARMSAHEL

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Passionate about helping others? Looking to be part of an organization helping rural women in Africa? FarmSahel is seeking qualified individuals with a background in fundraising, marketing, or agriculture. Board meetings are usually held once a month. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about changing the lives of farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

FarmSahel operates internationally with its headquarters located in Bergenfield, New Jersey. The Board of Directors supports the work of FarmSahel and provides leadership and strategic governance.

​FarmSahel Board of Directors Job Description:

  1. Have a willingness to secure financial support for the organization.

  2. Be an advocate for the organization and its mission within the community.

  3. Serve on at least one board committee.

  4. Provide personal financial support to the organization.

  5. Attend monthly board meetings, prepare for the meetings, review and comment on minutes and reports.

  6. Stay informed about board matters.

  7. Volunteer for and willingly accept assignments and complete them thoroughly and on time.

  8. Assist with the identification, cultivation and recruitment of potential new Board members.

  9. Participate actively in FarmSahel fundraising and donor cultivation events and educational programs, etc.

  10. Govern the organization and ensure adequate financial resources and stability.

  11. Be an ambassador for the organization and serve with dignity and professionalism.

  12. Get to know other board members and build a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.

  13. Be an active participant in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts.


To be considered for this opportunity, please send us a resume and a cover letter at info@farmsahel.org.

Thank you!

Madjalia

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About FARMSAHEL

Location:

50 HARRINGTON ST, BERGENFIELD, NJ 07621, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower rural women farmers in Burkina Faso by providing essential equipment and training for agricultural independence.

Description

FarmSahel collects used farm machinery donated by farmers in the United States and ships them to rural farmers in Africa, trains them in ecologically safe farming best practices. Farmsahel has developed a training model for agricultural education that encourages partnerships with US farmers to share their knowledge with our rural farmers. At Farmsahel we believe that farmer sponsorship has the power to drive change that ripples throughout farmers's lives, their families and their communities.

Community
Hunger
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Strategic Planning
  • Legal (General)
  • Business Development
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 35

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