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Moreland Community Gardening Inc


Annual Budget: $10,001-$25,000
Number of Paid Staff: 0
Number of Volunteers: 21-100
Community Segment: Sustainable Development, Community & Economic Development, Health, Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Moreland City Council

Any further information about this vacancy:

Moreland Community Gardening (MCG) has current vacancies for voluntary Board Members.

About MCG

MCG is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit community organisation committed to growing healthy and sustainable local communities through edible gardening.

The MCG currently manages the West Brunswick Community Garden (WBCG), the adjacent West Brunswick Food Forest (WBFF) and the recently started Pentridge Community Garden (PCG). The MCG is also actively looking for opportunities to start or develop other community gardens in the Moreland area.

MCG is a member-based incorporated association and has approximately 80-100 members. The organisation is currently governed by a Board of 5 members and has Garden Organising Committees which are responsible for the day to day management of the WBCG/WBFF and the PCG.  Further information about MCG can be found at our website: www.morelandcommunitygardening.org

About MCG’s Board

The MCG Board is committed, active, diverse and friendly. The Board is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of MCG, to manage its financial position and to represent the organisation in the wider community.

The MCG Board currently meets at least 6 times a year (but can resolve to meet more frequently) from 7.30-9.30 pm in the Moreland area. The time commitment for board positions is approx. up to 10 hours per month.

About the Board Member vacancies

The MCG Board therefore welcomes expressions of interest from people wanting to serve as a general MCG Board member. We are looking for people with a general interest in community gardening to volunteer for this position and / or people with skills or experience in any of the following areas:

  • Communications and marketing incl. social media
  • Fundraising - especially via grants
  • Digital/graphic design skills for promotional material, internal and external communication

This is an excellent opportunity for people with these skills, or with a general interest in community gardening and sustainable living, to get active in the community.

You do not need to have prior Board experience to be eligible for this position - MCG provides all new Board members with a full induction, a written guide and a Board mentor for their first year.

Interested? Want to know more?

You can read more about the board here.

If you are interested or have questions - we would love to hear from you. Please contact us on email board@morelandcommunitygardening.org  and a board member will respond to you.

Role: General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Fundraising, Grants Administration, Information & Communication Technology, Marketing & Communications
Targeting: Not supplied

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