The Core Group consists of up to 11 members who work behind the scenes to keep the CSA running smoothly. The Cobble Hill CSA welcomes members who are interested in contributing additional time, energy, and talent to consider joining the core group. Here are the current positions and what they involve:
Treasurer: The treasurer is the primary liaison between our farmers and members of the Cobble Hill CSA. He/she processes annual payments, creates a database of members, and remits payments to our farmers along with tallies of subscribing members.
Marketing Coordinator: The marketing coordinator is the primary liaison between members of the Cobble Hill CSA and the Core Group. He/she is responsible for spreading the word about the CSA in our neighborhood, processing annual registrations, and soliciting feedback from current members.
Work Coordinator: The volunteer coordinator assists members in registering for their mandatory work shifts. He/she ensures that the CSA has enough volunteers each Tuesday to set up, manage, and break down the distribution area at Christ Church.
Website Administrator: The website administrator maintains the CSA’s website, cobblehillcsa.org. He/she also responds to email inquiries from members.
Newsletter Editor: The newsletter editor writes and distributes the CSA’s bi-weekly electronic newsletter. The newsletter includes news from our farmers and the CSA, recipes, and other items of community interest. The newsletter editor is also responsible for emailing members information about each week’s share prior to the Tuesday distribution.
Site Coordinators (4): The site coordinators direct the weekly distribution of produce on Tuesday evenings. They oversee members completing their work shifts and ensure that the distribution area at Christ Church is tidied at the end of the evening. Each site coordinator volunteers on seven Tuesdays over the course of the season, from 3:30-8:30PM.
Unloader: The unloader arrives at the distribution site every Tuesday morning to help the farmers unload the weekly produce shares and set up for the evening distribution.
General Coordinator: The general coordinator oversees the other Core Group volunteers and troubleshoots when necessary.