Thank you for considering a volunteer position with Cultivate Community Food Co-op. Here is more information about the areas where we need volunteers. SEND IN YOUR PREFERENCES via the form to the right and another one of our incredible volunteers will be in touch with you soon!
Think of big picture ideas and constantly adapt to our current situation, opportunities, and needs of the co-op. Manage and communicate to the larger steering team so that each committee can see the big picture and be productive in moving forward using the business models provided to us by the Food Co-op Initiative (FCI) and CDS Consulting.
*Previous board or professional business experience preferred.
Marketing and Communications
Help create strategic communications plan with measurable outcomes to support various priorities. Create materials including brochures, posters, and t-shirts that support our identity. Develop and maintain our digital marketing vehicles including our website, social media, and monthly e-mails.
Research, plan and develop community-wide events designed to promote ownership and educate the public on food cooperatives and other food-related issues that help to build community and support health and well-being.
Research and connect with various groups in the community to schedule speaking engagements; table at scheduled community events, i.e. farmers markets, food fairs, etc. to bring about education and awareness of the co-op.
Research and assist in the implementation of all areas of fundraising including grant and grant writing, crowdfunding, capital campaigns, etc.
Responsible for setting up financial record keeping (we’re using Quickbooks), tracking income and expenditures. Producing income reports and communicating with accountant for tax purposes.
Volunteer Coordinator (2-3 people)
Manage and update volunteer list. Connect with all committee leaders to identify needs for various co-op projects. Reach out to volunteers to coordinate scheduling of needed jobs.
To provide assessment, engagement, contracting, categorization and monitoring of suppliers of goods and services to CCFC.
This is not a committee, so to speak, but rather a way for volunteers to get familiarized with the food co-op idea, get to know others in the community, help move CCFC forward, and be “on-call” for co-op volunteer opportunities as they arise.