Treasurer - Board Member
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Volunteer Types: Accounting and Finance, Board Leadership
Organization types: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Children, Youth and Family, Education, LGBTQIA2+, Public/Society Benefit, Senior Citizens
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
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Description

Since 1978, Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region (BFO Ottawa) is a registered charitable local organization that has served to inspire hope and healing for people in the Ottawa area grieving the loss of a loved one. We provide services and peer-to-peer programs and education across the life spectrum to all within our region regardless of age, sex, gender, religion, culture or financial status to the people of our region who are suffering the loss of a loved one.

The Treasurer is a volunteer BFO Ottawa Board of Directors member, providing financial oversight, supported by the Bookkeeper.

The ideal candidate is detail oriented, comfortable with budgeting and has strong interpersonal skills and looking to contribute to a charity that offers much needed support in the Ottawa community. The Treasurer guides the Board on financial matters, including creating the annual Operating budget, preparing the monthly financial statements supported by the bookkeeper and oversight of tax filings. Additionally, the Treasurer undertakes duties determined by the Board and is one the signing officers on BFO Ottawa’s bank account. The Treasurer’s role requires a time commitment of 8 to 10 hours a week.
The Treasurer offers guidance to the Board in ensuring good fiscal planning, decision-making and oversight at a governance level. The Treasurer will directly manage the activities of the bookkeeper (a one day a week paid position) and collaborate with the bookkeeper to ensure all the financial needs and requirements of the organization are met.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is volunteer Board position where the volunteer would gain the experience with being on a board of a charity while contributing to the continued success of a local registered Ottawa charity that offers a much needed peer grief support services to it's community.
How will the organization benefit?
The Treasurer will providing financial oversight to BFO Ottawa, supported by the Bookkeeper. The Treasurer guides the Board on financial matters, including creating the annual Operating budget, preparing the monthly financial statements supported by the bookkeeper and oversight of tax filings. The Treasurer is one the signing officers on BFO Ottawa’s bank account. The Treasurer offers guidance to the Board in ensuring good fiscal planning, decision-making and oversight at a governance level. The Treasurer will directly manage the activities of the bookkeeper (a one day a week paid position) and collaborate with the bookkeeper to ensure all the financial needs and requirements of the organization are met.
Volunteer location:
This is primarily a virtual role. Board meets monthly with the occasional face-to-face Board meeting at our office on Bronson in Ottawa. There are occasional added meeting around strategic planning and AGM that are required as well as attending our 2 memorial events which are held in Ottawa.

Contact

Micheline Lepage
@Bereaved Families of Ontario - Ottawa Region
613-791-1261
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​2-3-weeks

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Accounting and Finance, Board Leadership
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

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