The Treasurer Opportunity at Douglas Valley Church would suit either a retired accountant, financial adviser or professional book-keeper, or an aspirant student wishing to enter the financial profession. It is not a requirement for the post holder to have a profession of faith, although this would be welcome.
With an active congregation of just under 300 members, the Douglas Valley Church is a registered charity with a statutory responsibility to make an annual OSCAR return, subject to the approval and ratification of Presbytery Committee.
In addition to meeting the expenses associated with Ministry, and Pastoral care, the Church supports five paid part time employee positions, and has a commitment to support wider pastoral and charitable need in the local community. This includes support of early years and family initiatives, community volunteering, dementia programmes, and support to local and regional charities.
To service these commitments the Kirk Session meets on a six weekly cycle .The Treasurer would be expected to attend meetings to advice on cumulative annual expenditure and income, trends for the year with a comparison to previous years, and to offer advice to ensure the viability of Church finances.
The Treasurer would be appointed for a period of one year although the volunteer could tender their wish to terminate their services at any point. The volunteer would be fully reimbursed for all expenses including travel , stationary , and office materials.
Trustees for LDVG have responsibility for governance of the Charity and overseeing the management and administration of the organisation. Trustees have, and must accept, ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of LDVG, ensuring that it is solvent and well run, delivering quality services for people in Larkhall and District for which it was set up. Trustees are accountable for their decisions and actions to the public, funders and service users.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
• Oversee and present budgets, accounts, and financial statements
• Be assured that the financial resources of the organisation meet its present and future needs
• Ensure that the charity has an appropriate reserves policy
• Prepare and present financial reports to the Board
• Ensure that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place
• Liaise with the Charity Manager about financial matters
• Ensure that the charity has an appropriate investment policy (if required)
• Ensure the organisation’s compliance with legislation
• Ensure that equipment and assets are adequately maintained and insured
• Ensure that the accounts are prepared and disclosed in the form required by funders and the relevant statutory bodies – OSCR and Companies House
• Ensure that the accounts are scrutinised by the independent examiner and any recommendations are implemented
• Keep the Board informed of it’s financial duties and responsibilities
• Make a formal presentation of the accounts at the AGM
• Sit on appointment, disciplinary and grievance panels as required
Some of the tasks above may be delegated to a member of staff however the Treasurer must ensure they are carried out.
The general responsibilities of this role include -
• To be an active member of the board, helping to give the organisation strategic direction
• To actively contribute at board meetings and help to monitor the implementation of decisions taken at meetings
• Contribute to the setting of policy, objectives and adherence to, thereafter
• Ensure the financial stability of the organisation and ensure sound risk management
• To approve audited accounts
• To protect and manage the property of the charity
• Ensure the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law and other relevant regulations
• Ensure compliance with OSCR and charity law, ensuring annual returns and accounts are submitted in a timely manner
• The requirement for Trustees to act with integrity and avoid any personal conflicts of interest or misuse of charity funds or assets.
• Safeguard the good name and the values of the charity
• Raise the public profile of the organisation
• Provide leadership to support staff to deliver high quality services at all times, as well as manage periods of change or difficulty
• To represent LDVG as necessary
• To develop and approve the organisation's vision and values.
• To promote the reputation of the organisation.
• To review and agree any major changes to the organisation
• To regularly assess the environment and develop the organisation's business strategy
• To agree the annual organisational plan, implementing the business strategy.
• To monitor and assess the organisation's results in relation to the agreed strategy, budget, and plan
• To agree alternative action to remedy shortfalls in performance.
• To monitor a robust overview of the principal risks facing the charity
• To exercise scrutiny over the charity's risk management systems
• Use funds wisely, and only to further the purposes and interests of the charity
• Exercise reasonable care and skills as Trustees, using personal knowledge and experience to ensure that LDVG is run effectively and efficiently
Blantyre Victoria YFC is the youth and adult section of Blantyre Victoria FC and are the youth pathway into Blantyre Victoria FC senior team. We provide a place for young people who share an interest in football to come along and join in.
We are looking for someone to help with funding applications and also help plan, co-ordinate and oversee fundraising activities.
Dress for Success Scotland aims to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing professional clothing, a network of support, and personal skills to help them thrive in work as well as life. We are in an exciting period of growth and need to grow our Board too. Our boutique and office is based in Glasgow city centre. We have recently taken on our first two funded employees and are now offering 'Finding Your Future' training programmes in addition to our personal styling services.
We are looking for a Treasurer to join our Board - someone who shares our passion for supporting women towards financial independence. Ideally you will be finance/accountancy qualified and have some experience of third sector boards. We'd welcome a strategic and creative thinker to support our future.
If you are interested, please click "Apply", and we'll be in touch to arrange a chat and a visit to the centre. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Newtown Park Association Limited
A Company Limited by Guarantee / Scottish Registered Charity
Owners and Custodians of Newtown Park on behalf of the people of Bo'ness.
1. Prior to the NPA taking over Newtown Park the facility was used solely by Bo'ness United FC for training and playing matches, the pitch usage at that time was a maximum of 10 hours each week.
2. In 2012 NPA took over the Newtown Park Stadium with the view to creating a community facility for the people of Bo'ness and the surrounding area. Today Newtown Park complete with a modern all weather playing surface is open to the community 7 days a week with a footfall of 2000 children / adults with an average usage of 50 hours weekly.
3. Presently NPA are currently working with their architects' preparing drawings for the building of a Community Hub at Newtown which they aim to present to Falkirk Council for planning consent by the end of this year.
Do you have specialist skills in areas such as Finance, Building / Construction, Business Management, Secretarial / Computing, Health & Safety that could enhance our team of Trustees?
If you are interested in joining the team at Newtown Park, please call 07704 138039 for further information.
Grampian 50+ Network is a registered Scottish Charity for Older People's Walking Groups which operates across Grampian. With 44 groups in membership and almost 1000 members from Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire & Moray, the Network offers training, events and produces a regular newsletter.
We now require a Treasurer to work with the committee and deal with a range of duties. The volunteering involved is not an every day duty, more to suit our events that we run several times each year along with paying accounts, volunteer expenses etc. The treasurer will be a trustee and attend Committee Meetings approx 6 times each year as well as attending our events.
A fantastic opportunity to help. All help makes a difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact Marjory D’Arcy, Chair, Grampian 50+ Network at email email@example.com or tel: 07989 063989.
This is a voluntary role and you would be responsible for the finances of the District, supporting the Group Treasurers and attending the District committee meetings among other tasks. This is a fully supported role, you would have the District Commissioner, District Chair and District Secretary helping you along the way.
For further information and application form please contact Fiona, firstname.lastname@example.org
Citymoves Dance Agency SCIO is a regional dance charity based in Aberdeen, in the North East of Scotland. Our charitable purpose is to lead positive impacts through dance. The organisation was established as an independent Scottish charity in 2015.
We’re committed to making continued improvements to how we work, across all parts of the organisation. We strive to remove barriers so that people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds can experience the benefits of a life enriched by dance. We welcome a diversity of perspectives in the work that we support, the classes we teach, the talent we nurture, and the people we recruit. We believe this makes us an organisation that is stronger and more meaningful to the communities we serve.
The next period will see us deepening our commitment to artists, audiences, and participants across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, and thinking about how we best serve our communities.
*About the role
Citymoves’ trustees are responsible for the governance and strategy of the charity. We welcome applications at any time, from individuals with a variety of skills. Experience in any one or more of the below areas would be particularly welcome:
• Finance and fundraising
• Knowledge of the local Aberdeen ecology
• Running an arts or community organisation
We welcome both new and experienced trustees from across the UK. We are interested in people who are enthusiastic about learning, and who would like to contribute to the development of dance in the North East of Scotland.
Trustees are expected to attend the quarterly Board Meetings and one strategic away-day per year. We also have a Finance Committee who meet quarterly, and an Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Working Group. Other working groups are formed subject to need. Meetings are held on Zoom.
This is a voluntary, 3-year appointment, with reasonable travel expenses covered. We also have a learning budget and are committed to supporting the development of our Trustees.
Excellent support and relevant training is provided to all Board Members. Trustee training for board members is through an online onboarding process. Citymoves Dance Agency takes new trustees through their induction pack and has two sessions 1-2-1 with the chair of the board, prior to attending their first board meeting.
*How to apply
Please email us at email@example.com with your CV and covering letter for consideration by the Board. Please confirm in your email that you are not disqualified from acting as a charity trustee.
Any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 01224 984159.
We know representation matters, which is why we want our volunteers to reflect the diversity of the community groups we work with. We are actively encouraging applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds and other minoritised groups to apply as we are currently under-represented in this space.
-Who is Sported?
We are the UK’s largest network of community groups supporting half a million young people to overcome barriers to reach their full potential. Sported members are led by an incredible group of passionate and dedicated people who do amazing work in their communities, transforming the lives of young people in neighbourhoods across the UK. Where they often lack support or the time is around their organisation’s development and it’s here where you can make a difference.
-What will I get out of it?
You will get to meet the inspirational faces of community groups across the UK and immerse yourself in their work; use your existing skills in a rewarding fashion whilst developing new ones; guide members to become more inclusive; network with other like-minded individuals helping grassroots sports groups survive; and so much more. Our volunteers say that making a positive difference to our members is what they most enjoy about volunteering at Sported.
-What will I do as a Sported volunteer?
You'll use your professional skills and lived experience to help groups overcome operational challenges, become better equipped for the future, and tackle inequality in sport.
Most of our roles are quite flexible and work around your schedule. We do our best to only share opportunities we think are relevant to you. With most of our volunteering support being delivered digitally, it’s even easier to get started supporting members across our network. Travel expenses in line with our policy are covered in the instances in-person meetings occur.
-Our roles include:
• Short-term placements - Focused on one topic area or specific challenge, placements usually last about 6 sessions.
• Long-term placements – Placements span a series of months and encompass multiple topics, or a single complex subject.
• One-off support – Kickstarts are semi-structured, informal chats to learn more about a group’s strengths and challenges, and recommend a course of action.
• Specific project work, facilitating/delivering webinars and training, or supporting Sported itself plus much more!
-Hear more from our volunteers:
“I like volunteering because It’s my way of contributing to community development. Sported makes it very easy for me to connect with incredibly interesting and hugely committed individuals who work above and beyond to make a difference in their community – wow!”
“If you’re thinking of volunteering for some charity work – whether you’re into sporting activities or not – then I would suggest you contact Sported and you’ll be amazed at what a difference you’ll make.”
“The best part is working with organisations that make a difference to people’s lives.”
For more information please contact us at: email@example.com , telephone.: 07557 374886 or visit: https://sported.org.uk/volunteers/
We are a local charity in Aberdeen (Registered Charity SC049024). We raise vital funds for Orchard Brae school which is a school for children with multiple and complex additional support needs. More information is available at https://orchardbrae.aberdeen.sch.uk/parents/friends-of-orchard-brae/ and www.facebook.com/friendsoforchardbrae
We are seeking a treasurer, a valuable part of the committee which is made up purely of volunteers. This is a great opportunity to enhance the education of children with disabilities. All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
For more information please contact Lisa Simons (Chairperson) at email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07708801886.