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2018/2019 Board Member Position Openings

Position: Board Member
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Location: Surrey, Greater Vancouver BC

The Surrey Urban Farmers Market (SUFM) is a community-based non-profit farmers market society run by Volunteers. We participate in the BCAFM Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program, host free live music and workshops, and offer farmers, artisans, community groups and charities a place to connect with local residents and share what they do.

SUFM is seeking board members for the 2018/2019 market season. We are looking for individuals passionate about food security, local sustainability, and community-building to sit on our Board of Directors. Individuals with demonstrated accountability, teamwork, enthusiasm, professionalism and well-developed interpersonal communication skills are encouraged to apply.

The position is for a two-year term of office. SUFM holds general monthly meetings, and regular board member attendance is expected. We are looking for individuals with an interest and/or experience in the following areas:

  • Finances & Accounting
  • Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Fundraising
  • Volunteer Management
  • Social Enterprise

Board Member Position Openings: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Board Member (at large).

Dates and Time Commitments:

  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Attend market setup and/or takedown regularly
  • Participate in two community outreach events throughout the year
  • Average: 4 hours/month from October to April & 12 hours/month from May to September

Check out our website at / or please contact with inquiries and for more information about the organization and opportunities with SUFM. We look forward to hearing from you and look forward to working together towards a successful 2018 market season.

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GoodWork ID: 44055       Date posted to Feb 8 2018