Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Our orginization empowers communities in developing countries to break the cycle of poverty by providing the skills and resources they need to become more self-reliant.

We are currently seeing a Board Treasurer who will have primary responsibility of overseeing the management and reporting of the organization’s finances, including reviewing finance policies. providing fiduciary oversight, and reviewing financial performance reports prepared by our bookkeeping staff.

Both experienced and first time board members are welcome. We are looking for individuals with a PASSION for making a difference in peoples lives in developing countries. Ideally candidates will have spent time in developing countries and witnessed the conditions a large portion of the world's population endures. Experience with micro-enterprise development, micro-finance, skills development, women's empowerment or product development or marketing would also be helpful.


We're a small organization and this provides a terrific opportunity to take on a variety of responsibilities and to expand your skills and experience. Check our website endruralpoverty.org to learn more about us!


Please note:The Treasurer would also be a member of our Board of Directors. For more information about becoming a member of our board, please visit

http://www.endruralpoverty.org/get-involved/join-our-board .



If you are interested, please send your resume and cover note to our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@endruralpoverty.org


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • As a member of the Board, the Treasure is expected to perform the duties and responsibilities of other board members http://www.endruralpoverty.org/get-involved/join-our-board

  • Maintain our bank account, including signing checks, when required

  • Be knowledgeable about who has access to the organization’s funds, and any outstanding bills or debts owed, as well as developing systems for keeping cash flow manageable

  • Collaborate with the Director to develop the annual budget as well as compare the actual revenues and expenses incurred against the budget

  • Oversee the development and observation of the organization's financial policies

  • Keep the board regularly informed of key financial events, trends, concerns, and assessment of fiscal health in addition to completing required financial reporting forms in a timely fashion and making these forms available to the board

  • Manage our Volunteer bookkeeper staff to ensure that accurate records are maintained and that they complete quarterly and annual reports on a timely basis.



KSAs (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Needed:

Accounting experience is highly preferred but not required

CPA is preferred but not required

Reliable and proven track-record meeting deadlines

Work well in teams

Other experience required of all Board Members (please see: http://www.endruralpoverty.org/get-involved/join-our-board).


You must be able to commit to a minimum average of 10 hours a month. This is a "virtual" team opportunity which may be performed from home or another location. We would prefer the Treasurer to reside (or travel regularly) in the Pacific Northwest; however we will gladly consider candidates in other parts of the country. Like all CEN Board Members, the Treasurer is expected to participate (in person or by teleconference) in quarterly board meetings.

Check our website at www. endruralpoverty.org to learn more about us!

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover note to our volunteer coordinator at volunteer@endruralpoverty.org

Skills

  • Accounting

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 hours/mo
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