Treasurer (Part of the Unit Management Team)

Treasurer (Part of the Unit Management Team)

Trustee/Governor
J97770
At a glance

Skills

  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • Governance
  • Public speaking
  • Office and Administration Management

Where

Trowbridge, BA14 9AA
Mainly at home

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
Reporting at UMT Meeting on the Financial status of Unit, Attending the AGM and supporting the UMT with their constitutional obligations

Deadline

03 Dec 2024

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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.

As a treasurer, you play a vital role within the unit who meet every 6-8weeks. You will provide financial support, accurate record keeping and ensuring annual returns. 

What will you be doing?

Trowbridge Sea Cadets is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated treasurer to join its Unit Management Team (UMT).  We are a long-established Sea Cadet unit that has provided life-changing opportunities for many young people. We currently have approx. 40 cadets who come from all over the area.

The charity is currently looking for volunteers that can support with the financial management of the unit. There are free training courses available for you to develop new skills, boost your CV and support you in this role.

What are we looking for?

Previous money management experience is desirable but the right attitude and a passion for improving the lives of young people are essential. 

You have three years or more experience in management, financial or administrational roles with key skills or knowledge, such as:

  • Financial management / fundraising
  • General / operations management and administration
  • Education / safeguarding

Additionally

  • You are reliable, honest and trustworthy
  • You are a good communicator
  • You work effectively with a team
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others 

If you think you are a match for the person specification below, please get in touch

What difference will you make?

The role of Treasurer is so important to us - not only do we need someone to keep us on track financially and keep us viable, but even more significantly, we are looking for someone to help us formulate our vision for the future.

You will also play a key role in making a positive difference to teenagers who are often struggling in today’s world and their communities.

Before you apply

Sea Cadets understand the responsibilities people have outside volunteering. So, we offer a flexible approach, recognising that everyone has skills to offer and that volunteering needs to fit around peoples' busy lives - so if a desire to support local young people is there, please contact us and we can discuss this opportunity with you further 

All trustees will be required to undertake mandatory induction training, DBS (paid for by the Sea Cadets) and courses to support your own personal development within your role. 

Causes
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

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