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POSITIONS

OPEN POSITIONS

Board Treasurer

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passion for the organization’s purpose and values.
  • Secretarial skills.
  • Clear communication in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in non-profit governance preferred.
  • Two hours per week available for board business.
  • Regular access to email.
  • Competence with digital communication technologies including Google Workspace.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review and present financial statements, at monthly Board Meetings.
  • Engage in annual budget process.
  • Financial management and long term planning.
  • Ensure the legal fiduciary compliance of the organization.
  • Attend monthly Board Meetings on third Thursdays of the month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
  • Engage in collaborative policy development and strategic organizational governance.
  • Uphold bylaws.
  • Uphold ethical standards.
  • Exercise your vote in good faith.
  • File annual conflict of interest paperwork.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings every third Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
  • Join a Committee of the Board and attend monthly Committee meetings (TBD.)
  • Volunteer at annual events.
  • Represent the organization at external events.

Women, BIPOC, and members of the LGBTQIA+, immigrant, access challenged, and disabled communities are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals are invited to email board@riograndefarm.org. Place “Board Treasurer” in the subject line. Include your resume or bio, two references, and a Statement of Interest based on the following questions:

  • What is your relationship to agriculture in New Mexico?
  • Do you have experience with non-profits or being on a Board of Directors?
  • What do you want to bring to Rio Grande Community Farm?
  • What about Rio Grande Community Farm inspires you to want to join the Board of Directors?

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Board Secretary

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passion for the organization’s purpose and values.
  • Secretarial skills.
  • Clear communication in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in non-profit governance preferred.
  • Two hours per week available for board business.
  • Regular access to email.
  • Competence with digital communication technologies including Google Workspace.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend and take minutes at all monthly Board Meetings on third Thursdays of the month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
  • Maintain proper filing of organization’s foundational documents.
  • Engage in collaborative policy development and strategic organizational governance.
  • Uphold bylaws.
  • Uphold ethical standards.
  • Exercise your vote in good faith.
  • File annual conflict of interest paperwork.
  • Join a Committee of the Board and attend monthly Committee meetings (TBD.)
  • Engage in regular fundraising activities.
  • Volunteer at annual events.
  • Represent the organization at external events.

Women, BIPOC, and members of the LGBTQIA+, immigrant, access challenged, and disabled communities are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals are invited to email board@riograndefarm.org. Place “Board Secretary” in the subject line. Include your resume or bio, two references, and a Statement of Interest based on the following questions:

  • What is your relationship to agriculture in New Mexico?
  • Do you have experience with non-profits or being on a Board of Directors?
  • What do you want to bring to Rio Grande Community Farm?
  • What about Rio Grande Community Farm inspires you to want to join the Board of Directors?

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Director-at-Large

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passion for the organization’s purpose and values.
  • Experience in non-profit governance preferred but will train a promising candidate.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse inclusive environment.
  • Previous experience in n on-profit governance is helpful.
  • Availability of at least two hours per week for Board business.
  • Regular access to email.
  • Competence with digital communication technologies including Google Workspace.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engage in collaborative policy development and strategic organizational governance.
  • Uphold bylaws.
  • Uphold ethical standards.
  • Exercise your vote in good faith.
  • File annual conflict of interest paperwork.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings every third Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
  • Join a Committee of the Board and attend monthly Committee meetings (TBD.)
  • Volunteer at annual events.
  • Represent the organization at external events.

Women, BIPOC, and members of the LGBTQIA+, immigrant, access challenged, and disabled communities are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals are invited to email board@riograndefarm.org. Place “Board Director” in the subject line. Include your resume or bio, two references, and a Statement of Interest based on the following questions:

    • What is your relationship to agriculture in New Mexico?
    • Do you have experience with non-profits or being on a Board of Directors?
    • What do you want to bring to Rio Grande Community Farm?
    • What about Rio Grande Community Farm inspires you to want to join the Board of Directors?

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Board Committee Member-at-Large

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passion for the organization’s purpose and values.
  • Experience in non-profit preferred but will train a promising candidate.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse inclusive environment
  • Previous experience in n on-profit governance is helpful
  • Availability of at least two hours per week available for Committee business.
  • Regular access to email.
  • Competence with digital communication technologies including Google Workspace.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Choose from available committee options based on your interest (ie: fundraising, communications, programming, member engagement, sustainability, food justice, and more.)
  • Uphold bylaws.
  • Uphold ethical standards.
  • Exercise your vote in good faith.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings on third Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
  • Attend monthly Committee meetings (TBD)
  • Engage in Committee work.
  • Volunteer at annual events

Women, BIPOC, and members of the LGBTQIA+, immigrant, access challenged, and disabled communities are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals are invited to email board@riograndefarm.org. Place “Committee Member” in the subject line. Include your resume or bio, two references, and a Statement of Interest based on the following questions:

    • What is your relationship to agriculture in New Mexico?
    • Do you have experience with non-profits or being on a Board of Directors?
    • What do you want to bring to Rio Grande Community Farm?
    • What about Rio Grande Community Farm inspires you to want to join the Board of Directors?

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Indigenous Scholarship Advisor

Position Overview

This position is a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of urban Indigenous individuals pursuing opportunities in sustainable agriculture. Help develop and implement our Indigenous Urban Grower Scholarships program. This position plays a crucial role in identifying, supporting, and guiding Indigenous individuals from various tribes who have a keen interest in sustainable farming and face financial barriers to pursuing their agricultural goals.

Qualifications

  • Indigenous background from any pueblo, tribe, or nation.
  • Passion for promoting equity, particularly in the field of agriculture.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Previous experience in scholarships, advising, agriculture, non-profits, or community outreach is helpful.
  • Availability of  an estimated 10 hours between February 15th and December 31st, 2024.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in development of the scholarship and award criteria, and evaluation process.
  • Review scholarship applications and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Collaborate with the selection committee to identify promising candidates.
  • Check-in with scholarship recipients twice during their scholarship journey.
  • Approve program outreach materials.
  • Promote the scholarships program to Indigenous communities in urban Albuquerque.
  • Represent the recipients in discussions with the organization, if requested.

Women and members of the LGBTQIA+, access challenged, and disabled communities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested individuals are invited to email their resume or bio, two references, and a brief cover letter outlining their interest and qualifications to info@riograndefarm.org by February 15th, 2024. Please include “Indigenous Scholarship Advisor” in the subject line.
 

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