The following organisations are seeking an Honorary Treasurer:
Closing date: 23 November 2018
We help local people face incurable illness, supporting them and their families,
friends and carers.
We also support children and adults who are facing bereavement.
We reach out to members of our community, helping them make their own choices
and live with dignity. By focusing on their physical, emotional and spiritual needs, we
aim to bring comfort and relief to all those who need it, offering the people of North
Essex individual care and total support, regardless of their diagnosis or personal
We rely heavily on the help and generosity of our fundraisers, donors and
volunteers. Without them we wouldn’t be here.
This is a vital role charged with monitoring the financial administration of a complex
and growing charity. Working closely with the Director of Finance and Company
Secretary, the post-holder will report to the Board of Trustees at regular intervals on
St Helena's financial health, budget setting, the preparation of internal management
accounts and annual financial statements. The role is primarily one of monitoring and
overseeing, with the operational activity being undertaken by the in house financial
The role requires someone able to embody our values and with the ability to
represent St Helena at events and with stakeholders. Ideally the successful
candidate will have social and/or business networks they are willing to use to help
further our ambitions, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be
able to challenge.
For further information on the role contact:
Harriet Oswick, HR Apprentice
Or download the Candidate Pack
St HelenaL's website: St Helena
War on Want
Closing date: 30 November 2018
War on Want is a dynamic organisation working in active solidarity with grassroots social movements around the world while undertaking cutting edge campaigns in the UK.
We have been fighting against the root causes of poverty and oppression, as part of the worldwide movement for social justice. We believe that another world is possible and together with thousands of other networks, groups and social movements we jointly struggle for a better world.
War on Want has been in existence for over 65 years. Our hard hitting Campaigns and International Programmes are foundational blocks of War on Want against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice.
War on Want is seeking a Board Treasurer who, as well as fulfilling the duties of a general Trustee of the charity, will also hold specific responsibility for:
Providing strategic financial leadership and guidance to the organisation.
Overseeing the organisation’s financial affairs, including its financial viability, management of funds and investment strategy.
Ensuring, with the support of the Company Secretary, that proper financial records and procedures are maintained in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and other duties undertaken by the Company Secretary.
The Treasurer will work closely with the Executive Director, Director of Finance and Operations, Senior Management Team and finance staff, and will chair the trustees’ Finance Sub-Committee.
The right candidate will be a suitably experienced Trustee, with a strong commitment to War on Want’s mission, as well the interest and ability to contribute to the development of the organisation
This is voluntary position and out of pocket expenses will be paid. Generally, we expect a commitment of two evenings per quarter.
- To ensure compliance with the Article of Association applicable charity law company and all other relevant legislation and regulations
- To ensure the organisation pursues its objects as defined in its governing document
- To ensure the organisations resources are applied exclusively in pursuance of its objects
- To act in the best interests of the charity at all times, and to the benefit of present and future beneficiaries, in accordance with the governing document
- To give clear and firm strategic and financial direction to the organisation, setting overall policies, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets with the rest of the board
Please see the Treasurer Terms of Reference for more information and contact:
Asad Rehman – Executive Director on 0207 324 5051
To apply: Please email a CV with a covering letter outlining your interest in the stated role, and how you feel your skills and expertise will help you to fulfil the responsibilities in the attached terms of reference to email@example.com
War on Want's website: War on Want
Age UK Horsham District
Closing date: 23 November 2018
Age UK Horsham District is an independent local charity (and company limited by guarantee) which is a full brand partner of Age UK. Age UK Horsham District is a local, independent charity. We are affiliated with the national charity, Age UK, as a brand partner. This means that we work together with Age UK and their 140 other brand partners in a spirit of collaboration and mutual support to achieve our common goals, this also entitles us to use their brand within our the geographical area of Horsham District. We currently have 30 paid staff (6 full time), 120 volunteers and 8 voluntary board members.
As a local Age UK covering the Horsham District area we want to be famous for:
- Being the first point of contact for older people;
- Delivering services that both meet needs and are person centred
- Tackling loneliness.
We are looking for a Treasurer with a combination of strategic, governance and operational experience and skills who is able to guide our Finance Manager, Chair the Finance Committee (a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees) and lead on financial strategy for the charity. The Treasurer has lead responsible for financial reporting, for ensuring that the charity’s finances are well-managed & compliant.
We particularly would value talking to candidates who are a qualified or part-qualified accountant or have equivalent experience. Some familiarity with charity financial management would be useful, but not essential.
If you have strong inter-personal skills, understanding of the needs of older people, experience of working on financial strategy and compliance and are willing to make a difference locally, we want to hear from you.
This is voluntary position and out of pocket expenses will be paid.
If you want to have an informal chat about this position please call Sonia Mangan, our CEO, on 01403 260560.
Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or post to:
Maureen Vallon, Chairman
Age UK Horsham District,
Dukes Square Horsham,
Age UK Horsham District's website: Age UK Horsham District
Just be a Child
Added: 11 October 2018
Just be a Child is fast growing charity building libraries and learning centres in Kenya. We do so by collecting donated books in the UK, loading them onto our 40ft container and sending them to Kenya. Once there, local volunteers of all ages come and convert the container into the library. We train a few librarians and the community takes it from there. Our aim is to increase the number of libraries built from 1 to 4 each year.
The Trustee/Treasurer would help us grow the charity, both in financial and logistical terms and ensure we continue achieving long term sustainable impact. The person should understand business growth, be a true entrepreneur and, have knowledge and expertise of bookkeeping and/or fundraising.
We expect a commitment of no less than 2 days per month and more at certain times of the year.
The candidate would be motivated by working for a very open, transparent and inclusive charity. We have very personal approach, hands on, and collaborative approach, so you should be comfortable working with a small team.
For more information contact:
JBAC's website: Just be a Child