Community Outreach

Job Title:      Source Board Member


Salary:     Voluntary Position – Unpaid


Hours:     Approx 8 -16 hours per month


Commitment: 12 months. (If you’re really keen & have at least 6 months to offer, please apply regardless.)


The Role:

The Source Board is responsible for making decisions on behalf of the Source Co-operative using consensus decision-making principles. The Community Outreach Member links Source to the grater community.


Responsibilities of all Board Members:

  • Form part of the Source Board & participate in consensus decision-making.

  • Acknowledge that Board roles are somewhat fluid and flexible

  • Attend monthly board meetings

  • Respond to emails between Board Members/stakeholders promptly

  • Awareness of the importance of OH&S and risk management at Source.


Role of Community Outreach Board Member:

  • Work closely with the Communications Support person.

  • Ensure that the website and facebook page is up-to-date (training provided).

  • Arrange press releases/publications/articles about Source as they arise.

  • Arrange a Source Stall at the Sustainable Living Expo & other gatherings.

  • Arrange social functions for Source Members & recruit new members.

  • Liase with other people running events at Source.

  • Ideally, you will encourage a small group of vollies to form & assist with the Community Outreach roles.


Benefits to the Board Member:

  • Active member discount of 35% at Source

  • reimbursement of costs associated with Source (eg, conference attendance) pending Board consensus with respect to the specific cost

  • experience with environmental education & networking with other groups.

  • the opportunity to shape the future of Source and be involved with a fabulous Co-op!

Desirable Attributes:

  • Commitment to the values & aims of Source Co-op (refer to website)

  • Reliability in responding to calls/emails pertaining to Source & attendance of meetings.

  • Enthusiasm for sustainability, co-operatives and bringing Source to the attention of Greater Hobart & the World….



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