Volunteer

Event Volunteers

Table for FPCG at fairs/festivals/community events
Assist with logistics at FPCG membership & fundraising events
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Board Members

Board members are responsible for supporting the management and growth of Friends of Portland Community Gardens and maintaining the financial stability and integrity of the organization. Board meetings are held monthly (currently 2 hrs. on the 4th Thursday of the month). As a all volunteer Board, there is a significant amount of outside work required to reach our goals.

Each Board Member brings passion and energy to support and expand community gardening opportunities for all Portland-area residents to grow healthy food and build community around gardening as well as unique skills that ensure our long term sustainability.

Currently, we are looking for Board Members to fill the following roles:

  • Sponsorship/Grant Writing Chair:¬†Identify sponsorship or grant opportunities to bring additional funding into the organization
  • Fundraising Chair: Plan and execute successful annual event and periodic outreach efforts.
  • Marketing Chair: Develop marketing materials for program and outreach efforts; identify public relations opportunities and social media strategy to maximize awareness in community.
  • Operating/Administrative Documentation Chair:¬†Oversee management and documentation of administrative activities to support enhanced program and operations management in the future.

Committee Members

Friends of Portland Community Gardens currently has 6 committees who are looking for additional support to achieve their goals.

  • Finance Committee (2 needed): Monitor organization’s finances and adherence to budget and reporting requirements
  • Fundraising Committee (6 needed): Plan and execute successful annual event and periodic outreach efforts Currently looking for Sponsorship, Event Marketing, and Volunteer Coordinators, and other assistance planning and executing key fundraising events.
  • Corporate Sponsorship/Grants (6 needed): Identify sponsorship or grant opportunities to bring additional funding into the organization.
  • Volunteer Recruitment (3 needed): Support outreach efforts to find volunteers for all of our activities
  • Marketing (3 needed): Develop marketing materials for program and outreach efforts; identify public relations opportunities and social media strategy to maximize awareness in community.
  • Operating/Administrative Documentation (1 needed): Support organization and documentation of policies and procedures within the organization.

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