Volunteers – we need you!

we need you

 

Seasons come and seasons go – so do volunteers! We are on a mission to find more people  to join Tasmania’s Community Group of the Year on The Farm @ Produce to the People, growing, gathering and giving.

We are not for just anyone though.  You will have to have a valid Working with Vulnerable People Card . You will have to have a kind disposition with a smile as default and be someone who, whilst your experience and opinion will be heard, must be able to follow directions. We are a centrelink approved organisation so if you have to do a certain number of hours we can sign your paperwork!

We have opportunities for people available to do the afternoon shift in the food hub (12-3pm), delivery drivers – dropping off produce boxes to elders in our community, produce gatherers – bread and other assorted goodies and gardeners – for our new edible flower garden, micro greens and veggie patches.

Our next volunteer orientation hour is on Tuesday 14th August at 11:30am but if you can’t wait until then pop into The Farm on any Tuesday or Thursday between midday and 2pm and ask for Michelle.

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Volunteer Stories

We are privileged to share our days with Michelle Williamson. Here are some of her thoughts about spending time at Produce to the People.

We can not love her more 🙏🏻

Fancy joining our volunteer Board?

 

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
  • Event management
  • 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 producetothepeople@ymail.com by 13th December, 2017.

Any questions? Please contact Penelope on 0409 484 152

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