Board of Directors -Treasurer

Board of Directors -Treasurer
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Voice Found
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Board Member / Leadership
  • Social Work
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Ontario - Ottawa
2020-01-142020-02-08

Voice Found is currently accepting applications from experienced individuals to fill the role of treasurer on our Board of Directors.  

Founded in 2011, Voice Found is a survivor led Canadian charitable organization. Our mission is to prevent child sex abuse and commercial sexual exploitation and support the healing and recovery of individuals and communities from the health, financial and emotional impacts of sexual exploitation. This is accomplished through direct service provision as well as education and advocacy.

Level of Involvement:

Voice Found’s board is the key governance body responsible for policy and funding decisions concerning our complete operations. This is a volunteer board, requiring participation at board level as well as sitting on, and/or chairing committees that are struck by the board in order to fulfill our mission. The Board of Directors meets the last Monday of each month at 5:15 pm.

As treasurer you will:

  • Provide oversight of financial matters of the organization
  • Report on financial position of the organization at each board meeting
  • Ensure that proper accounts and records are kept
  • Ensure financial resources are spent and invested in line with the charity’s policies, good governance, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Develop and implement financial, reserves and investment policies

Along with the CEO, the organization has a bookkeeping team and an accounting firm to manage daily requirements.

Board Responsibilities:

  • Fulfill governance and stewardship role to ensure the long term success of the organization
  • Promotion of the organization and its mission in the community at large, and build new supporters.
  • Engage with key stakeholders including funders, partners, donors and supporters.
  • Adhere to the bylaws, policies and purposes of the Organization as set out in the articles of incorporation
  • Help the Board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities including approval and oversight of the annual budget

Expectations of Board Members:

  • Attend and participate in meetings and special events on a regular basis
  • Participate on one of board committees; serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary
  • Be alert to needs and concerns that can be addressed by Voice Found’s mission, objectives, and programs.
  • Help communicate and promote Voice Found’s mission and programs
  • Become familiar with Voice Found’s finances, budget, and financial/resource needs
  • Understand the policies and procedures of Voice Found

    Applicants for this role requires that you have experience and knowledge of governance in charitable organizations in Canada.  

    Board members hold their positions as per the terms of the Constitution and Bylaws of the organization. Individuals who are Canadian residents may apply for appointment to the Board. Applicants are expected to adhere to the mission and vision of Voice Found.

    A passion for the cause and desire to make a significant difference in the lives of vulnerable people is required.

    Please submit a cover letter and CV to nominating committee at: info@voicefound.ca

 

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