Financial Consultant - Families in Schools (For volunteers age 55+)

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LA WORKS RSVP

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Quick Overview: If you are someone who is passionate about volunteering for a non-profit, have an acumen for analyzing and evaluating finances consider a volunteer opportunity as a nonprofit financial consultant.
Organization Name and Website: Families In Schools, http://www.familiesinschools.org
Mission or Broader Program Description: Families In Schools (FIS) recognizes the value of strong family-school partnerships in supporting student achievement. Consequently, we provide programs and professional development that fosters authentic parent engagement by building the skills, knowledge, and confidence of both parents and staff on how to work together. FIS targets low-income and underserved communities recognizing that access to quality education continues to be the gateway out of poverty and the road to the American dream.


Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Construct an interactive financial model; evaluate an organization’s current revenue streams and how best to diversify; create a structure around a nonprofit’s charitable contributions or earned income. Volunteers will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assess current financial recording keeping system/ practices
  • Lead development of a process for updating those systems
  • Implement and lead staff on nonprofit fiduciary best practices
  • Work with bookkeeper to coordinate an organizational financial plan
  • Prepare tax returns and prepare the paperwork needed for the organizations 990
Requirements: Volunteers can work remotely (depending upon the role) and will receive support from L.A. Works Pro Bono Coordinator.
  • Accounting background
  • Experience in the non-profit world is ideal
  • Able to relay information and train paid staff on best practices

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About LA WORKS RSVP

Location:

570 W. Ave. 26 Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90065, US

Mission Statement

Founded in 1991, our mission consists of three principal pillars: INCREASE volunteer participation in community service projects; PROVIDE our nonprofit partners with access to volunteer labor and other RESOURCES; and EDUCATE and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community. L.A. Works' RSVP opportunities are specifically designed for active baby boomers who want to make a lasting contribution to the Los Angeles community.

Description

L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We strive to empower Angelenos to address pressing social issues through volunteerism and community collaborations.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1545 Wilshire BlvdSuite 700Los Angeles, CA 90029

(34.0899,-118.293)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Literacy
  • Business Analysis
  • Financial Auditing
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 55
  • Time commitment of 6-8 hours per month for at least 3 months. Flexible with your schedule. Potential to work remotely.

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