The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Are you interested in a philanthropic outlet? Growing Alliances Board of Directors is seeking a volunteer Treasure to join their dedicated volunteer team. Growing Alliances’ Fostered Youth Employment Program was founded in winter 2016, in order to "empower at risk and foster youth through vocation opportunities in urban agriculture." We employ a team of youth ages 16-24 to grow food to donate, sell and cook for themselves, while they simultaneously participate in workshops on job skills and on the history, economics and politics of the food system.
We would expect the treasurer to fulfill the following:
Attend all board meetings, which are every other month
Understand financial accounting for nonprofit organizations
Serve as financial officer of the organization and as chairperson of the finance committee.
Manage the board's review of and action related to the board's financial responsibilities.
Work with the Executive Director to ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the board on a timely basis.
Assist the executive director in preparing the annual budget and presenting the budget to the board for approval.