Volunteer Posting 843

Treasurer - Board Of Directors
Jessie's-The June Callwood Centre for Young Women
Toronto Metro area
205 Parliament St. Toronto, ON
2 to 4 hours per week
closes in 41 days (Fri, 5 Aug)

RECRUITING TREASURER FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Jessie’s is a comprehensive, multi-service resource Centre designed to nurture the healthy development of pregnant youth, young parents, and their children. The Centre operates within a pro-choice, feminist, anti-oppressive model embedded in the social determinants of health framework.

We’re currently looking to recruit a passionate and vocal member to join as Board Treasurer. In addition to being a registered CPA, we’re encouraging applications from people with experience as:

  • Graduates of Jessie’s Centre
  • Lived Experience being a Young Parent
  • Non-profit Finance Experience

In an effort to represent the communities we serve, we encourage applications from candidates of all ages and abilities, all gender identities and sexual orientations, those who identify as Indigenous, Black, people of colour, as well as people with experience in poverty or mental health.

For more information on the organization, please visit www.jessiescentre.org

Position Description – Treasurer

The Jessie’s Board is dynamic, collaborative, and impactful. This is a great opportunity for people interested in an active and fulfilling volunteer role in the community.

Directors serve a four-year term. Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, from 6:30-8pm. The average volunteer time commitment is 10 hours per month.

Duties and Responsibilities

For the Treasurer, specific responsibilities include:

  • Chairing the Finance Committee. Serving as Treasurer for Jessie’s Homes Board.
  • Overseeing the budgeting and auditing processes, including presenting the financial statements at the Annual General Meeting
  • Having signing authority for approving certain financial documents and expenses.

 Directors are generally expected to:

  • Work with the Executive Director and other board members to develop and implement Jessie’s strategic plan
  • Approve Jessie’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions as well as be informed of, and meet all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Attend and participate in monthly Board meetings (as well as those of relevant Jessie’s committees); Prepare and review agenda and supporting materials prior to meetings
  • Attend Jessie’s Annual General Meeting
  • Support and participate in Jessie’s fundraising events
  • Participate in trainings on anti-discrimination, access, and equity
  • Keep informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs
  • Serve as ambassador for Jessie’s, representing the organization to relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure commitment to a diverse board that reflects the communities that Jessie’s serves

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