Treasurer, Peer Support Chapter
Volunteer Types: Accounting and Finance, Administration/Office, Disability Support
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Disabilities
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: August 31, 2024
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Our vision is for a world where stroke survivors and their families can recover and live active, healthy and connected lives. The Peer Support Chapters connects survivors and caregivers for emotional support, firsthand advice, and friendship. The groups are safe spaces where individuals come together and share experiences, information and coping strategies.

The Treasurer, Peer Support Chapter (‘Treasurer’) plays a key role in managing the chapter’s finances and supporting the overall success of the chapter. The Treasurer signs off on financial decisions of the chapter, prepares financial reports and acts as a contact with MODC for finances.  

Tasks and Responsibilities:
– Act as signing authority and a primary contact with MODC for financial matters. 
– Collaborate with Chapter Executive members to develop a budget that aligns with the chapter’s goals and objectives.  
– Track and approve chapter expenses, monitor the budget, and provide updates to the Chapter Executive and MODC. 
– Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records for all chapter transactions and store any cash and receipts in a secure location. 
– Ensure petty cash, credit card and bank statements are deposited and reconciled on time. 
– Ensure chapter alignment with financial regulations and MODC processes/policies. 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
– 18 Years of age or older
– Lived experience of stroke or an in-depth knowledge of stroke recovery. 
– Previous experience in bookkeeping, budgeting and reporting. 
– Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and understanding of finance. 
– Effective communication and social skills (with accommodation, as needed).  
– Ability to use Microsoft Office software and videoconferencing applications (or willingness to learn these skills).  

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Whether you're looking to advance your skills or simply give back to your community, you'll feel great knowing that you’re:   - Contributing your time and talent to our important mission: creating real change for people with disabilities  - Joining a leading national charity with a history of impact and a future full of possibility  - Joining a group of empathetic and supportive volunteers and staff  - Enjoying a range of optional free professional development courses  
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteers play a key role in our organization, working alongside staff to help meet program needs and further the goals of the organization, creating real change for people with disabilities in communities across our country!
Volunteer location:
Anywhere in Ottawa, with ability to meet virtually via Zoom.


Sam Tiels
@March of Dimes Canada
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This position would be great for: Adults, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Accounting and Finance, Administration/Office, Disability Support
You will be helping with: Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

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