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.
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:
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

1 Year to 2 Years

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


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