We’re looking for someone with financial and accounting skills.This role will be responsible for the accounts of the Scout Group, enabling volunteers to deliver a great experience to young people. This is a Trustee position.
Role summary: To provide sound financial administration, support and information in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association.
Term: 3 years (flexible)
Responsible to: Group Chairperson
Main contacts: Members of the Group Executive Committee, District Treasurer, Group Scout Leader, Section Leaders and parents of youth members.
Appointment requirements: Have a sound understanding of financial management and reporting. Understand and accept The Scout Association’s policies and have a satisfactory DBS clearance. Complete the relevant training for the role as a Trustee and undertake ongoing training as required.
Responsibilities of a Group Treasurer:
Every year we help young people in the UK develop into good citizens; to experience the outdoors, interact with others, gain confidence and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Scouting programme impact is huge - it gives young people resilience, improves mental wellbeing, leadership skills, teamwork and a sense of community.
Great treasurers go beyond annual budgets, audits, and financial reports to bring financial leadership to the organisation. Now more than ever, young people need our support for their wellbeing and future prospects. We provide the skills, and the sense of hope and belonging they so badly need in these incredibly challenging times.
We’re inspired every day by the work our brilliant volunteers are doing to help give our young people skills for life. We owe it to them to give them the future they deserve.