Hot on the heels of becoming Tasmania’s Community Group of the Year, Produce to the People is looking for some new faces on our Board.
We have vacancies for a volunteer board member in the role of Treasurer plus two general board positions. The role of the PttP Board is to manage and govern the organisation in accordance with our constitution and strategic plan as well as to comply with its legal and financial responsibilities. The board meets monthly in person &/or via Skype which means the applicants can be based anywhere in Tasmania or Australia for that matter.
Skills and/or experience in one or more of the below:
Finances. Previous Treasurer experience for the win. We use Xero and and have a bookkeeper in place.
Strong interest in community development, with particular focus on food, education, permaculture
Strategic planning experience
Knowledge of funding opportunities and the ability to smash out grant applications
Knowledge of Federal and/or State Government policies
Not-for-profit sector knowledge
We are incredibly privileged to attract gold star people to our organization and would love to hear from you if you think you share our ethos.
How to apply:
Please email your one page expression of interest – we want to know who you are and how you think you could add value to our organization – plus your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by 13th December, 2017.
Any questions? Please contact Penelope on 0409 484 152
The PttP Inc Board work tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure we continue our good works in the Tasmanian community. Their latest achievement is to gain PBI status for PttP. This is no mean feat! It also means we now have DGR status that means all your lovely donations are tax deductible.
We are very excited to launch our latest project – a NW Tassie SEED BANK – in collaboration with Multicap, with funding from the Mercy Foundation.
Every Thursday The Farm is becoming a hive of activity with our team cutting seed packets from recycled papers, sorting seeds already donated by locals and the wonderful folk at Urban Farming Tasmaniathen packaging them up ready to be given away.
How can you be a part of it?
Send us your seeds! Preferably your home grown best so we keep things local and also know we are sharing the best of the best. Our address is PO Box 3097, Burnie 7320 or you can drop in and see us between 9-2 every Tuesday & Thursday.
Ask for seeds! If you are starting a garden or would like to add some local goodness get in contact and hopefully within a few weeks we will have enough in store to send out.
Learn how to save seeds! We will be sharing seed saving starter tips right here over the coming months. Sign up to the blog so you don’t miss out.