Do you know people with business skills they’d be willing to donate? Do you know anyone with leadership skills and an interest in community owned ventures? We’re looking for someone to take over as our Business Committee Chair.
Get in on the ground level of developing our Food Co-op! Here’s a list of the Business Committee’s current volunteer opportunities –
Business Committee Chair (fantastic leadership opportunity) – coordinate and chair (or delegate chair) business committee meetings. Gather agenda items, ensure the continuance of business committee projects by support, recruit and orient business committee volunteers, participate in one or more business committee tasks. (8-10 hours per month). OPEN
Feasibility/Marketing Study Group – working with grant writers, draft an RFI, create a budget for potential service providers and work with fundraisers to organize and sustain a successful Feasibility Study campaign. (6-10 hrs per month)
Bookkeeping/Accounting – Record co-op transactions, follow up on partial member equity payments, assist Treasurer with documentation including financial reporting, research and vet potential Co-op’s bookkeeper or CPA. (4-5 hrs per month)
Business Plan & Budget Development – great subcomittee! Help us continue development and refinement of our timeline, assist with developing an operating budget, and research and develop options for membership structure. (6-8 hrs per month)
Site Selection Task Group – Work with feasibility study group and project manager to explore sites and serve as contact point to real estate reps and property owners (4 – 6 hrs per month) OPEN
Time commitment is voluntary, estimated and can vary depending on the scope of the projects and Co-op’s phase and rate of development.
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