Volunteer Treasurer for 175th Southwood Scout Group (Scouts Canada)

Description of Charity/Foundation:
Scouts Canada is the country’s leading youth organization. For more than 100 years, we have brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience and friendship to 17 million Canadian youth.
Scouts have a lot of fun discovering new things and experiences they wouldn’t have elsewhere. Along the way they develop into capable, confident and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world.
www.scouts.ca
The 175th Southwood Scout group is located in the Southwood Area of Millwoods (Edmonton). We offer Scouts programming for youth aged 5-26, are run completely by volunteers and supported financially through fundraising. A Group Committee; which consists of a Commissioner, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Registrar, Secretary, Fundraising Coordinator and representatives from each youth section, collectively run the operational aspects of the group.

Description of Role:
We are looking for a Volunteer Treasurer to maintain our group books. Duties will include (but not limited to):
-Attending Group Committee meetings once per month and reporting on finances (meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of -the month from 7-9pm).
-Effectively record, maintain, plan and explain all financial matters pertaining to the Group.
-Be one of the principal signing officers for the Group.
-Prepare, in conjunction with the Group Committee, the financial records for the Group Annual Review.
-Follow the accounting and fundraising principles of Scouts Canada

Certification or Education Required:
None required but a good understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles is required.
You will be required to be registered as a member of Scouts Canada which includes screening (interview, references, Police Check), sign a code of conduct and complete basic online training before starting the role. All costs associated are covered by the organization.

Applicable Interests:
Bookkeeping/Accounting
Contributing to the community/volunteerism
Opportunity to practice and hone your accounting skills
Contributing to the largest and longest running youth movement in the world

Duration:
1 Year to 2 Years

Contact: 
Charity/Foundation Website: http://175thsouthwoodscouts.com/
Carmen Werbowetsky
Email: carmzy@hotmail.com

File: 
175th-Treasurer-Job-Descrip.docx

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