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ORGANIZATION: IRON SPIKE INC
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2 people are interested
As a very small nonprofit Iron Spike Model Train Museum needs to be able to demonstrate financial responsibility by having and annual or bi-annual audit on file.
Verify that Iron Spike handles its finances appropriately.
Recommend accounting changes that would simplify or improve accountability.
All grant applications request a copy of our last audit. We have now been open for over 4 years. We are very grateful to those who have helped us in the past. Our fiscal year ends on Feb 28. We are looking for a certified CPA to volunteer a little time to do this.
The Museum represents a family-friendly and family-affordable attraction in our community. We respect our military and offer free admission to all military (active or veteran) and their dependents.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About IRON SPIKE INC
1498 High Street, WASHINGTON, MO 63090, US
We are a Model Train Museum in Washington Mo. Our mission is to honor the history of railroading in our nation through the narrative and interaction with visitors as they tour the Museum.
Iron Spike is a great place to volunteer. We have no paid employees but very enthusiastic volunteers. We have now been open for over six years and haven't begun to scratch the surface of the many things we dream of offering in terms of programs. Two solid programs right now are Operation Lifesaver, the railroad safety program, and the Boy Scout Railroad Merit Badge Program. Operation Lifesaver is generally available to museum guests on the third Saturday of each month. Presentations are tailored to suit the age of attendees from preschool to senior citizen. The Boy Scout Railroad Merit Badge class is offered several times a year. Each offering gives 10 scouts the opportunity to earn their Railroad Merit Badge. Volunteers with appropriate experience are encouraged to participate in these presentations as guest instructors.
We also need to volunteers to interact with guests as they tour our Museum. You will escort guests around the main show room floor and discuss the layouts in the room. Then escort/direct them back to the Main Museum area. Trains will be running for all to see how they work. You may choose to be one of the docents in the Museum area. These individuals are outgoing and enjoy telling a good story. Each of them develops their own batch of stories about scenes on the train layouts. This way every tour is different. Visitors are entertained with stories that explain the action they see on the layouts.
1498 High StreetWashington, MO 63090
September 17, 2023
- Financial Auditing
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 weeks
- Familiarity with Quickbooks for Non-Profits would be a plus