Treasurer for the Cambridge Refugee Resettlement Campaign

Treasurer for the Cambridge Refugee Resettlement Campaign

Trustee/Governor
J97492
At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • Governance

Where

Cambridge, CB5 8BA
Mainly at home

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week
The expected hours will vary between 2 to 6 hours per week with a flexible working arrangement plus attendance at the 2-monthly Board meetings.

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Welcome to Reach Volunteering. We are a community and registered charity that connects people, skills and good causes.

To apply for this role, and any other on our platform, you need to be based in the UK, have at least three years of experience using the skills you wish to volunteer in a professional capacity or have lived experience (for trustee roles). Read more about our criteria.

Do you possess a strong financial background and experience or a desire to get experience in the charity field? Are you passionate about contributing to enabling refugees to become an active part of our society? Become CRRC's Treasurer and Trustee!

What will you be doing?

Introduction CRRC is a charity with the primary object of supporting refugees and displaced persons in Cambridge and Cambridgeshire. There is a Board of Trustees of which the Treasurer is an ex-officio member. (S)he is subject to the decisions of the Board.

 

The role The Treasurer will be responsible for maintaining CRRC's financial records, banking matters and preparing annual accounts. The Treasurer will work with all members of the team to ensure that there is a transparent and clear financial process. As Treasurer to the Charity, you will also become a Trustee. Trustees are expected to understand and accept the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship and understand their role as a Trustee. 

 

The role is mainly home-based (online) with occasional in person meetings in Cambridge. The expected hours will vary between 2 to 6 hours per week with a flexible working arrangement. The position is unpaid. Expenses incurred in undertaking the role will be reimbursed.

 

A competent treasurer or part-qualified bookkeeper or accountant would be ideal. Experience in the charity field is desirable but not essential.

What are we looking for?

A competent treasurer or part-qualified bookkeeper or accountant would be ideal. Experience in the charity field and governance is desirable but not essential. 

What difference will you make?

This is an exciting opportunity to join CRRC in a key position. 

You will hold the CRRC’s Trustees to account for the Charity’s finances and vision, maintain financial control and ensure we comply with our legal responsibilities as a Registered Charity. You will help CRRC to connect financial realities with our objectives and ensure that financial knowledge is shared and understood by the full board. 

Before you apply

For informal enquiries contact us via Reach. 

Please apply by providing your CV including the names and contact details of two references, along with a covering letter stating why you wish to work for the organisation, how your skills will add value to the board and any other relevant information. The selected person will undergo a DBS check, an induction and will be introduced to the most relevant people to get started.

Causes
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    Cambridge Refugee Resettlement Campaign (CRRC) is a well-established, purely volunteer-run charity assisting refugees settling or being resettled by Local Authorities in...