Twin Cities Community Agricultural Land Trusthttps://tcalt.wordpress.com/support/call-for-board-members/
The Twin Cities Agricultural Land Trust is a community driven network that provides advocacy, holds land, facilitates and advocates for affordable ownership and/or leasing of agricultural land by growers, and connects stakeholders to resources and education for people seeking long term, affordable land access to grow food.
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The Twin Cities Community Agricultural Land Trust seeks individuals with experience in farming and gardening, working with diverse communities, real estate, land trusts, law, nutrition, social justice, finance, organizational development, public relations, policy, grant writing, or other skills relevant to a community land trust.
The Twin Cities Agricultural Land Trust is committed to supporting board member participation. We are happy to help arrange or compensate board members for childcare, transportation, or other accommodations that enable participation.
The Twin Cities Community Agricultural Land Trust (TCALT) seeks new members of the TCALT Board of Directors. Members of the board will be expected to commit up to 10 hours per month over an initial term of 3 years, with possibility of re-election to multiple terms of 3 years in length. This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Collectively, the board helps to:
- Implement and renew the TCALT strategic and operating plans;
- Plan and carry out TCALT projects, organizational development, and fundraising for programming;
- Oversee the hiring of project staff;
- Various other activities related to administering TCALT programming.
Board Member Job Description
1. Regularly attends board meetings and important related meetings, and commits to participate actively in committee work.
2. Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
3. Stays informed about committee matters, prepares themselves well for meetings, reviews and comments on minutes and reports, and gets to know other committee members and builds a collegial working relationship that contributes to consensus.
4. Is an active participant in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts, and participates in fund raising for the organization.