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We're recruiting non-executive Directors

We're on a mission to transform the current damaging food system into something that is fair, sustainable and healthy (and tasty!). We provide people with fresh organic local produce direct from farms at affordable prices whilst supporting small organic farms and urban growers to thrive. We do this through a not-for-profit veg box scheme. Through this we promote a greater connection with seasonal food, farmers and nature. This is a very local scheme, operating in the London Borough of Haringey only. We're also a key member of a consortium creating a community food hub in Haringey on a 4-acre ex-council plant nursery site. This will become a mixed-use site for growing, teaching, community and sustainability projects.

If you would like to use your skills and experience at Board level to help us expand, we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Directors

We're looking for committed individuals to compliment the range of Director skills on the board. We require dynamic and motivated people who are sympathetic to the aims and objectives of Crop Drop to fulfil these voluntary duties. We expect Directors to contribute actively to the Board by giving strategic direction; defining goals and setting targets; evaluating performance; ensuring the organisation's effective and efficient administration and financial stability.

We want to have a wide range of people on the Board, and seek to be representative of the diverse population of the borough. There is no need to have trustee experience to apply. An interest in food, farming and healthy eating is necessary and a familiarity with the Haringey area is preferable.

In addition, on the basis of a recent skills audit, we are looking for people with

  • Marketing & PR experience
  • Governance skills

Trustees are expected to:

  • attend up to six meetings a year including quarterly Board meetings
  • get involved in support work including fixed term projects
  • contribute advice and support on an ad hoc basis.

How to apply:

Requests for further information should be made to rachel@cropdrop.co.uk. If you would like to express your interest in this position, please send a covering letter along with your CV. Your CV will be considered by the Board and a response will be sent to you in writing.

Closing date: Completed applications should be returned to us before 5pm on Monday 30 April 2018. Applications received after that time may be considered if we have any further places available.

 

calling packing and distribution people!

Get involved at Crop DropEvery Wednesday afternoon between 12 and 4pm we sort the deliveries of fresh produce from our farmers at our base in Haringey.

All the veg is put into our customers' individual bags ready to be delivered to all our collection points around Haringey.

We're looking for volunteers that can help with packing the bags.

No previous experience is necessary. It helps if you like vegetables, music from the 80s/90s and can lift 10kg bags of carrots.

Punctuality is a must – we're working against the clock so time is of the essence!

to get involved, contact

Wendy on veg@cropdrop.co.uk or 07432 588 734