HeartWood Centre for Community Youth
Development is a non-profit, registered charity that has been serving the
province of Nova Scotia since 1988.
We believe that young people possess the
passion, skills and insight to be powerful community leaders. We work
directly with youth, adults, youth-serving organizations and broader systems to
build better communities through youth engagement and leadership.
Board of Directors is comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers that work to
help us fulfill our mission and vision as well as strategic objectives the
effective stewardship of financial and human resources.
Board Treasurer is responsible for acting in the best long-term interests of the
organization and its community, and will bring to the task, informed decision-making,
a financial background and expertise and an inclusive perspective.
The main duty of the Treasurer is to
oversee the financial activities of the organization. You will be asked to
attend monthly Board Meetings and Executive Meetings. You will work closely
with the Executive Director and Bookkeeper to interpret and present income
statements, balance sheets, cash flows and financial projects to the rest of
the board on a quarterly and yearly basis. The Treasurer will also participate
as required in our annual audit which is carried out at year-end by an external
firm. The Treasurer is also responsible
to ensure that policies and procedures related to finances are reviewed and
developed on a regular basis.
Eight hours per month (monthly board
meeting, monthly executive meeting, preparation, consultation) plus
committee/working group work.
Committee/working group work is on a
volunteer basis and may vary between 3 and 10 hours per month depending on the
needs of the organization.
Two years, appointed or elected annually at
the Annual General Meeting. Option to
renew at end of term.
For more information please contact Sarah
Coley (firstname.lastname@example.org )
or Laura Swaine (email@example.com).