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210 Henderson St.Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Compass Center for Women and Families


Finance Volunteer supports the accounting and reporting functions of the Compass Center, which helps individuals and families prevent and end domestic violence and become self-sufficient, and navigate their journey to self-sufficiency, safety, and health.

Responsibilities (commensurate with education and training):
  • Verifies, processes and posts details of business transactions including general ledger and accounts payable/receivable entries
  • Audits invoices, reconciles credit card statements, researches discrepancies, and prepares check runs
  • Assists with month/year closings and reconciliations of bank statements and accounts
  • Assists in monitoring all department and grant budgets
  • Assists in maintaining expense allocation budgets and spreadsheets
  • Assists in compiling and mailing monthly reports
  • Assists with filing source documents and reports

Finance Volunteer Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • At least 12 credit hours in accounting from accredited college/university
    • Basic MS Word, Intermediate MS Excel skills
    • Working knowledge of accounting software
  • Language Skills:
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management and partners
  • Mathematical Skills:
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
    • Ability to apply math skills effectively and accurately in financial reporting and forecasting, business analysis, and cost allocation
  • General:
    • Confidentiality and reliability
    • Desire to help members of the community, responsibility, good judgment, and team spirit
    • Desire to learn about Compass Center and local agencies and organizations in the community
    • Comfort in working with all people who enter Compass Center, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Additional Compass Center Volunteer Requirements:

  • Complete online application: http://compassctr.org/get-involved/volunteer-opportunities/.
  • Schedule a phone interview and training with HR & Finance Director.
  • Pass background check.


  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Bookkeeping

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check

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