We’re looking for a volunteer!

Community Supported Agriculture, CSA

Helena Local CSA   —   Administrative Volunteer Job Description

Are you passionate about sustainable agriculture?  Are you organized?  Do you have good communication skills?  Helena Local CSA is a 3rd party, multi-farm Community Supported Agriculture initiative that serves the Helena, MT  area and we are looking for a part-time administrative volunteer who will provide administrative services in exchange for a 26 week produce and fun food share.

Hours:  5-10 hrs/week on average
Dates: February – December with flexibility; priority being the months of May through November

Duties include, with the help of other Helena Local CSA volunteers:

Maintain CSA membership: check P.O. box, update membership forms each season, keep track of shares sold, enter member information into spreadsheet or database, deposit checks

Maintain CSA email and communications/inquiries regarding membership

Perform annual nonprofit filing with MT Secretary of State & IRS 990-N form

Lead efforts to advertise CSA in newspaper/radio/Facebook/Craigslist

Organize CSA board meetings & prepare meeting agenda

Maintain CSA website/FB page/Twitter account

Place weekly CSA order over course of Summer and Fall share seasons (25-26 weeks total)

Help set up and break down the CSA pickup location each Tuesday during the Summer and Fall share seasons

Help maintain booth at Farmers Market to sell CSA shares in spring and late summer

Recruit volunteers to help with CSA tasks as needed

Skills required:

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Access

Knowledge of Gmail platform preferred

Knowledge of WordPress platform preferred

Knowledge of Square online sales platform preferred

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to lift boxes up to 40 pounds and move 8 foot folding tables preferred, but not absolutely necessary

Compensation:

26 week Produce and Fun food shares

To apply or for more information, send us your resume and a letter of interest and tell us why you want to be part of a growing local food movement!  Email to   hlcsainfo@gmail.com   or mail to    Helena Local CSA   P.O. Box 1341  Helena, MT  59624    Apply by February 28, 2018.