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Job Number:  50980
Treasurer
Job Posted: Monday, 14 January 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 15 March 2019
(65 days ago)
East Coast Environmental Law Association
Region: Fredericton area, New Brunswick - other areas, East Coast (St John's area), West Coast (Cornerbrook area), Labrador, Central Newfoundland (Gander area), Eastern area, Western area, Northern area, ... Type: Part time
Location: Halifax Salary: Volunteer

EAST COAST ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS: TREASURER (Volunteer Position) 

 

About East Coast Environmental Law

The East Coast Environmental Law Association is a registered Canadian charity that operates throughout Atlantic Canada and has its main office in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our vision and mission reflect our desire for a future where the just application of innovative and effective environmental laws provides Atlantic Canadians with a clean, healthy environment. 


At East Coast Environmental Law we focus our work in three key areas:  public education, collaboration, and legal action. Our staff, students, and volunteers work together to:


·       Host workshops, create publications, and provide presentations on the legal aspects of environmental issues ranging from endangered species to climate change to contaminated water;
·       Respond to inquiries from the public about environmental law matters;
·       Mentor law students on the role and value of law in the public interest;
·       Publish open-access reports and summaries of environmental cases; and
·       Collaborate with government, law firms, educational institutions, and non-government organizations to enhance our understanding and make environmental law more effective.


East Coast Environmental Law is a growing non-profit where staff and Board members work closely to meet and exceed our goals.
 
2017 Budget:                         
Approximately $140,000
 
Principal sources of funds:    
Foundations, Government, and Private Donations
 
Fiscal Year:    
January 1 – December 31
 
 
About the Treasurer Position
 
Activities of the Treasurer include:
 
·       Participate as an active member of the Board of Directors;
·       Participate as an active member of the Executive Committee (Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Executive Director);
·       Manage the financial reporting processes of the organization (includes bookkeeping, overseeing the payroll process, and managing CRA remittances);
·       Advise the Board on the financial management of the organization;
·       Prepare the annual budget with input provided by the Executive Director;
·       Prepare financial reports for the Board before each Board meeting;
·       Contribute when able to the work of Board committees;
·       Prepare and present annual financial statements;
·       Prepare and submit annual returns to the CRA;
·       Advise the Board on investments and banking;
·       Advise the Board on financial strategy.


Anticipated Treasurer Time Commitments Per Month:
·       Executive Committee meetings –  0.5 hour;
·       Board meetings – 1 hour;
·       Oversee financial records prepared by Office Manager - 1 hour;
·       Quarterly bookkeeping - 1 hour;
·       Other advice –  1.5 hours (emails, input on fundraising applications, annual budget, CRA filings, etc.).

 

Monthly average ~5 hours.
Annual average ~ 60 hours.


If you are interested in joining this growing organization and dynamic Board of Directors working together to address some of the most impactful issues of our time please contact us at .

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send email inquiries and applications to .
Contact Details
Tina Northrup
East Coast Environmental Law Association
6051 University Ave.
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2

Tel: (902) 494-7121
E-mail:
www:   www.ecelaw.ca


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