We’re recruiting new board members!
In 2004, we began as a project undertaken by a few volunteers. Since then, BAG has grown immensely, and in 2017, we harvested more than 640,000 pounds of fresh, locally grown produce to families facing food insecurity in Massachusetts. We are working to meet our Strategic Business Plan goal of rescuing a million pounds annually by 2019!
Our team is a seasoned Executive Director, two full time operations managers who direct our gleaning and distribution efforts, and several part time and seasonal staff. Our staff partner with a list of 1,700 volunteers, over 50 partner farms, 500+ emergency food providers. The Board is currently comprised of nine dedicated members.
We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and life experiences who will help further our mission. As we grow, we are committed to continued excellence combined with increased diversity and inclusion.
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Board members must commit to attending monthly meetings, assisting with fundraising, outreach, and community-building events throughout the year, and make significant contributions to committee work. Board committees vital to our growth include Governance, Finance, and Fundraising/Development. To maximize efficiency, committees often collaborate by phone/email or by sharing working documents online to:
We are looking for individuals who are unafraid to roll up their sleeves and pitch in—and learn—regardless of their primary area of expertise. We hope you will consider sharing your time, ideas,and talent with us during this exciting time. With your help, we can have an even greater impact in fighting food insecurity.
If you are interested in discussing potential board membership, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out an application below.