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ORGANIZATION: OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief)

  • 24 people are interested

Are you looking for a volunteer or pro bono opportunity:

- where you can exercise your skills and knowledge in non-profit accounting?
- where you can make a real difference in someone's life?
- where you can be in at the ground floor of an exciting and meaningful venture?
- where you can work with other volunteers who are as dedicated and committed as you are to making true social change?

The Chief Finance Officer will be in charge of the maintaining an overview of all OTYO’s financial affairs, ensuring its financial viability and ensuring that proper financial records and procedures are maintained.


We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer who has documented experience in multiple areas of non-profit finance and accounting. Education and/or training in non-profit finance and accounting is preferred.

Although the Chief Financial Officer will work from home we require applicants to live in the San Francisco Bay Area. There will be regularly scheduled conference call meetings and possibly some in-person meetings, scheduled for the convenience of the Chief Financial Officer and the Board. Regular communication will be maintained online through conference calls and emails.

To apply for this position, please send a short cover letter and resume indicating your experience in non-profit finance and accounting to otyoasighofrelief@gmail.com.

For more information about OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief) please visit us at www.otyo.org. You can follow us on Facebook at OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief) and Twitter at OTYOisRelief.

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About OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief)

Location:

P.O. Box 27529, San Francisco, CA 94127, US

Mission Statement

The mission of OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief) is to improve the quality of life and health of women, adolescents and orphans of rural Uganda, by providing financial and technical support to community based organization (CBOs) working with these populations.

Description

OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief)

The mission of OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief) is to improve the quality of life and health of women, adolescents and orphans of rural, Uganda, by providing financial and technical support to community based organizations (CBOs) working with these populations.

The CBOs supported by OTYO! will improve efficiency and effectiveness of service provision in areas including but not limited to:

1) food security through sustainable, nutrition-based farming

2) food security and health/social service access through income generation

3) health and nutritional counseling

4) HIV/AIDS medical access (testing, counseling and treatment)

5) HIV/AIDS health education (community/individual)

OTYO! (A Sigh of Relief) is a resource for community based organizations (CBOs) seeking to make positive changes in their environment. These CBOs will be empowered and self-sufficient and will help Ugandans realize their full potential.

To provide financial support, OTYO! applies for grants as well as raises funds in the U.S., through fundraisers and donations, and distributes these as short term (project) and long term (program) grants to qualified CBOs. OTYO! has developed requests for proposals on the basis of sound research in public health promotions and in field research in Uganda under the direction of Jolly Bugari (OTYO!s Chair) and with the support and assistance of the CBOs.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
International
Board Development, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

At Home and Various LocationsSan Francisco, CA 94127

SKILLS

  • Accounting
  • Financial Planning
  • Bookkeeping
  • ETC / Tax Assistance

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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