Board Member

Boston Farms Community Land Trust

Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type Unpaid
Salary Details n/a
Deadline Apr 30, 2024

Galvanizing Black & Brown Leaders for Land Justice

Through our Board and Committees, Boston Farms connects community members, leaders, and farmers to the restorative work of regenerative agriculture, land stewardship, community development, and business development. We thrive on building a robust network of Black and Brown leaders from across Boston and sectors spanning from agriculture, real estate development, finance, and education to further the work of land justice in our communities.

The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organization, ensuring sound financial management, and adopting appropriate policies that position the organization for success. The Board Commitments include:

  • 1-year terms: remote attendance to monthly meetings (2 hours in duration); 1 quarterly in-person meeting.
  • 1 in-person retreat at a local farm or on land that inspires a deeper understanding of land stewardship.
  • Service on 1 of the board committees.
  • Building and strengthening local cross-sector networks that support the mission.
  • Engagement in and leading of fundraising efforts to support the financial sustainability of the organization.

Who serves on the Boston Farms’ Board?

Boston Farms taps the strength and diversity of Boston’s urban neighborhoods. Board members are community leaders, experienced farmers, and developers who represent the richness and complexity of the work and the people we serve.

Ideal candidates for the Boston Farms’ Board are:

  • Community members living in or near our Boston Farms’ neighborhoods, which now include: Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan.
  • Growth-oriented and actively seeking to enhance their leadership and social impact through peer-based connections and development.
  • Local leaders, farmers and growers, and individuals with financial and land development expertise.

If you are interested in joining the Board to help guide the work of Boston Farms, fill out our application here. Applications open on April 2nd and close on April 30th. Virtual interviews will be conducted May 12th-18th.


If you are interested in joining the Board to help guide the work of Boston Farms, fill out our application here

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Category Sustainability
Tags Sustainable Agriculture