We welcome interested applicants to apply to join the CSF (City Slicker Farms) Community Council! We prioritize applicants who live, worship, work, have family ties or history in West Oakland, are interested in supporting our mission and ensuring that our programs, events, structures and strategies represent the diversity and honor the history of this city. This is a community-based council that serves as the voice of the community and as partners with City Slicker Farms staff and board.
Commit to at least 1 year
6 meetings per year (every other month)
An average of 4 hours per month (includes meetings)
SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Contribute your expertise and thinking to the current and future work of CSF
We ask that you’re available for 4-5 phone calls each year from staff and board seeking advice and feedback
HELP GUIDE PROGRAMMING
Help identify and outreach to potential program partners and garden sites
BE A CSF CHAMPION
Outreach to the community to share updates and solicit feedback
Help ensure that our programs, events and organizational structures and systems are diverse, equitable and inclusive
City Slicker Farms promises you
of your time and commitment not to abuse your time or generosity
A DELICIOUS MEAL
A delicious meal six times a year and meetings that start and end on time
GARDEN PROGRAM PERKS
Garden Program membership which includes free plants, compost, and vegetables during your term on the Council (current Garden Members will also receive additional gardening supplies)
We are looking for members to be hands-on, represent the diversity of the East Bay, be inclusive, be culturally sensitive, work well in a team, and care about the history, health, wellbeing, resiliency, and future of all of our community members. In addition, Community Council members will communicate with other members in a timely manner, complete specific work tasks on time, and be available for phone consultations as needed. Unlike the Board of Directors, this Farm Park Council will have no fiduciary responsibility and their advice is non-binding.
Are you ready to make a difference?
Click below for a full council description or to apply online.