Board Member/Treasurer for Freewill Shakespeare Players – Edmonton

Description of Charity/Foundation:
The Free Will Players are a not-for-profit theatre company that formed in 1989. The company endeavors to create professional, contemporary, innovative productions of the works of William Shakespeare that are accessible to all audiences, regardless of age, ability, education, or income levels, while also developing new audiences and mentoring theatre professionals of the future. We produce two of his works every July at the freewill Shakespeare festival under the canopy of the heritage amphitheatre in hawrelak park.

Description of Role:
We require a board member/treasurer to work with our managing producer to oversee monthly financials and yearly budget. Attendance at board meeting once a month.

Certification or Education Required (Ex. CPA, CA, CGA, CMA, CFA, etc):
No specific certification necessary

Applicable Interests:
English literature, Shakespeare, outdoor festival, theatre

Duration of Term:
2 Years or more

Contact:
Charity/Foundation Website: http://www.freewillshakespeare.com
Sue Quon
Email: happyplaces1@mac.com

Bookkeeping Assistant for Living Light Ministries – Edmonton

Description of Charity/Foundation:
A one of a kind Christian ministry sharing the love and hope of Jesus Christ through an award-winning newspaper.

Description of Role:
We are a Christian Evangelical non-profit ministry in need of a Bookkeeping Assistant to help our Bookkeeper with various accounting functions including but not limited to processing subscriptions, invoicing, bank deposits, and posting payments on QuickBooks.

Time Commitment:
We would need a minimum commitment of 4 hours per day, 1 or 2 days per week.

Required Skills:
A working knowledge of bookkeeping, computer experience is required, good communication skills.

Contact:
Jeff Caporale
780-468-6397 x 32
jeff@livinglightnews.com

 

Needed: Board Member/Treasurer for Freewill Shakespeare Players

Description of Charity/Foundation:
The Free Will Players are a not-for-profit theatre company that formed in 1989. The company endeavors to create professional, contemporary, innovative productions of the works of William Shakespeare that are accessible to all audiences, regardless of age, ability, education, or income levels, while also developing new audiences and mentoring theatre professionals of the future. We produce two of his works every July at the freewill Shakespeare festival under the canopy of the heritage amphitheater in Hawrelak park.

Description of Role:
We require a board member/treasurer to work with our managing producer to oversee monthly financials and yearly budget. Attendance at board meeting once a month.

Certification or Education Required (Ex. CPA, CA, CGA, CMA, CFA, etc):
No specific certification necessary. Interest in theatre and Shakespeare would be beneficial.

Applicable Interests:
English literature, Shakespeare, outdoor festival, theatre.

Duration of Term:
2 Years or More

Contact:
Charity/Foundation Website: http://www.freewillshakespeare.com
Sue Quon
Email: happyplaces1@mac.com

Needed-SHORT TERM Treasurer for Garneau United Assisted Living Place

Description of Charity/Foundation:
Ashbourne is a faith based, not-for-profit, assisted living place, serving seniors with 105 suites and an excellent staff of 75 in the University/Garneau neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta.
Ashbourne year-end is March, our AGM is in September. We have an annual occupancy of above 96% and have built an excellent reputation for staff and resident retention since our opening 15 years ago.

Description of Role:
The volunteer position is on the, Ashbourne Finance Committee. This committee, a mix of volunteers, staff, and a Board member, has been asked by the Board of Directors to create a “Five-year Finance Plan” and submit it to the Board by 31 December 2015.

Certification or Education Required (Ex. CPA, CA, CGA, CMA, CFA, Etc):

  • CPA

Applicable Interests:
An interest in Alberta Health Services would be useful. Of course, interest in senior wellness and finding better ways of offering respectful dignity to their closing years is applicable.

Duration:
Short Term (3 months)

Contact:
Charity/Foundation: Garneau United Assisted Living Place
Contact: Lorne Pendleton
Email: lorne.pendleton@gmail.com
Charity/Foundation Website: http://www.theashbourne.ca

Needed- Treasurer for Prosper Place

Description of Charity/Foundation:
To create a member-driven,restorative environment which will enhance the quality of life of those living with the effects of mental illness.We are a member driven organization serving people living with the effects of mental illness. Prosper Place Clubhouse, founded in 1997, is a non profit society and a registered charity.
Any adult living with a primary diagnosis of mental illness is welcome to become a member and join the Prosper Place Clubhouse community. We offer a range of services aimed at engaging participants, or members, in meaningful and fulfilling ways. The Clubhouse assists people on their journey toward recovery.

Description of Role:
Prosper Place Clubhouse is seeking a board member interested in mental health development who would fill the position of Board Treasurer. Treasurer responsibilities include:
• Serve on the Executive Committee
• Present regular reports to the board on the finances of the Clubhouse
Act as signing officer, along with another officer of PPC for cheques and other documents

Other Requirements:
Criminal Record Check

Time Commitment:
Weekday evenings, 4 hours a month

Contact:
Angela Fawcett
780-426-7861
afawcett@prosperplace.org 

Needed- Treasurer for Sustainable Food Edmonton

Description of Charity/Foundation:
Sustainable Food Edmonton works to ensure everyone in the Edmonton region participates and benefits from an equitable and ecologically sound food system; we raise awareness through education and initiate programs and projects that result in communities engaged in healthy food and a healthy planet. Sustainable Food Edmonton operates the programs: Community Gardens, Little Green Thumbs, Urban Ag High and Yard Share.

Description of Role:
The Treasurer monitors the financial activities of SFE by ensuring that complete and accurate records are kept in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices; acts as a signing authority; collaborates with the auditor and ED in review and presentation of annual audited financial statements. The Treasurer ensures detailed account of revenues and expenditures are reported to the board quarterly. The Treasurer is a member of the executive and chairs the finance committee. The Treasurer attends regularly scheduled monthly board meetings (except July, August and December).

Certification or Education Required:

  • NA

Duration:
2 year term minimum

Contact Information:
Sustainable Food Edmonton
Not-for-profit and Charitable Organizations
Nancy Siever
President
board@sustainablefoodedmonton.org
http://www.sustainablefoodedmonton.org

Needed- Board Members for George Spady Society

Charity/Foundation Description:
The mission of the George Spady Society is “to provide a continuum of support services to people with complex life circumstances associated with substance-related disorders, mental illness and homelessness, empowering them to improve their lives through client-centered, evidence-based best practices.”
To this end the Society operates an overnight shelter and detoxification Centre located in downtown Edmonton. The Centre provides a safe, supportive and non-judgmental environment for men and women under the influence of alcohol and/or other drugs. The Society also provides transitional support facilities, a ‘housing first’ program that places and supports clients in independent housing, direct clinical services to clients and permanent supportive housing specifically designed for chronically homeless individuals with multiple barriers.

Job Description:
The Centre is currently recruiting volunteer Board Members with skills and expertise in the realm of accounting, social work, human resource management, and non-profit management who have an interest in learning more about and supporting the community we serve.

*Please note the George Spady Society board meets monthly September – June at #218 10509-81 Avenue.

Start Date:
As soon as possible.

Duration:
Permanent, Full Time

Contact Information:
George Spady Society
Health Care and Social Services
Melanie Doyle (Director)
mdoyle@northernindustrialsales.ca
780 454 2682 Ext 5905
http://www.gspady.org/

Needed- Treasurer for Garneau/University Early Learning Centre (Edmonton)

Information:
Garneau/University Early Learning Centre (GUELC) Society is a non-profit society and registered charity offering an accredited and licensed early learning program governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. As a University of Alberta affiliated Centre, GUELC offers a Reggio inspired early learning program for 47 children between the ages of two to five years old. Located in Garneau School, GUELC provides a comprehensive early education inquiry-based learning for children in three classrooms inspired by teaching teams who hold Bachelor of Education or Early Learning degrees. The program operates full year and observes all statutory holidays and follows the EPSB school calendar.

Job Description:
Garneau/University Early Learning Centre Society is holding its Annual General Meeting on May 27th, 2015 and are seeking a community member to fulfill the role of Treasurer for the society. This position holds a two-year term with flexibility for extension. The role of the Treasurer is to ensure the society is meeting it’s fuduciary responsibilites as well as meeting the following responsibilties: presents a detailed account of revenue and expenditures to the Board, ensures an annual review or audited statement of the financial position of the society is prepared and presented at the AGM, chairs the budget commitee and is a member of the Executive committee. The Treasurer will also have the direct support of the Executive Director and Bookkeeper. The Board meets once per month and rests for the months of December and June through to August.

Volunteer

27-May-2015

Contact Information:
Garneau/University Early Learning Centre
Education
Dana Todoruk
dtodoruk@guelc.com
780-439-9050
780-434-5697
http://www.guelc.com

Director Wanted: Allen Gray Continuing Care Centre (Edmonton)

Description of Charity/Foundation:
The AGCCC is a 156 bed facility in Mill Woods that provides continuing care services, operates a child development centre, an assisted living facility, and an adult day support program. Through our Mission, the AGCCC, owned and operated by the Gray House Guild, a voluntary not for profit organization, is dedicated to providing continuing care services in a home-like environment and respecting the individuality of those we serve.

Description of Role:
The Allen Gray Continuing Care Centre (AGCCC) is searching for a volunteer Director to join their Board of Management. As a professional in the accounting field you will have an industry background with experience as a Director of Finance, Controller, or CFO although we will consider related governance experience on not-for-profit boards. The roles involves:

• Regularly attending monthly board meetings and important related meetings
• Making a serious commitment to participate actively in committee work and attend occasional special events
• Volunteering for and willingly accepting assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time
• Staying informed about committee matters and preparing themselves well for meetings (e.g. reviews and comments on reports and Board readings).
• Actively participating in the committee’s annual evaluation and planning efforts
• Participates in fund raising for the organization, as applicable

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity please apply with your resume and personal references to AGCCC-Board@shaw.ca by May 6, 2015. Any questions related to this board opportunity can be directed to AGCCC-Board@shaw.ca. All successful candidates will be subject to a security check.

Certification or Education Required:

  • CPA
  • CA
  • CGA
  • CMA

Applicable Interests:
Interest in health care and elder care issues would be an asset.

Duration:
3 year term

Contact:
Charity/Foundation Website- http://www.allengray.ab.ca/
Phil Wong- phil_wong@shaw.ca