Board members of the Bend Farmers Market are enthusiastic about supporting the mission of the market. By joining the board, you can contribute your life skills to support the market in running efficiently, being connected with the community, supporting vendors and local food, and being an ambassador for the Bend Farmers Market.
Before applying, please confirm you can meet the following expectations and time commitments. Thank you for your interest in joining the board. We look forward to hearing from you!
All board members understand the mission of the Bend Farmers Market and participate in supporting sound financial decisions, legal governance, and ethical behavior to support the Market’s mission.
Minimum Time Commitments:
*Attend and prepare for board meetings (2 hrs/month: 1.5 hr meetings and 30 minute preparation)
*Volunteer time and skills to support market endeavors to reach strategic goals (~3 hrs/month)
*Advocate for the Bend Farmers Market/Positive reflection of the Market
*Participate in yearly strategic plan meeting (3 hrs/1 time per year) and refinement of mission and vision as needed
*Respond to Market emails within 3 business days.
Oversees board , prepares meeting agenda and runs monthly meeting, acts as primary liaison between market manager and board.
Records meeting minutes and distributes for review 1 week post meeting. Updates control documents and handbook.
Provides quarterly budget report and distributes ahead of meeting to include in agenda.
Provides yearly proposed budget.
Provide review of proposed topic to BOD for vote prior to any implementation