Organization’s Mission Statement
Growing edible forest gardens on public lands to nourish, educate, and inspire.
Number of Board Positions Available
We are looking for someone with expertise in:
Finance / permaculture / fundraising / volunteer coordination /landscape maintenance
Desired industry affiliations or community connections:
We are seeking a diverse group of leaders to join the board. We welcome all applicants with various skill sets and backgrounds
Type of Organization
Fiscally sponsored project of Urban Patchwork 501©(3)
Primary project activity
Manage and maintain the Festival Beach Food Forest Located on 25 Waller St Austin TX 78702
What personal, financial contribution is expected of each board member?
Each member is expected to make a personally meaningful donation
Do you have a designated term for board service?
One year term with opportunity to renew.
What is the current schedule for your board meetings?
All hands board meetings are scheduled monthly with additional committee meetings.
How would you describe your board culture?
We are a working board and manage all aspects of the project. We are a fairly relaxed board but come together to get things done.
Additional Board Expectations
Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings. Board members are also expected to serve on committee(s), advocate for the organization, support volunteers, and promote the food forest.
If you are interested in joining the board, send us a letter of interest and resume and put “advisory board” in the subject line.