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Volunteer Accountant with Archival Researchers Association

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Help Support Veterans and Save History

This is a fully remote role.

Project Overview and Time Commitment

We are looking for a volunteer accountant who has past government agency experience to help us with a short-term assignment of analyzing budget records spanning 10 years. You will play a key role in our organization’s goal to request additional funding for the National Archives from lawmakers in D.C. Once the assignment is complete, we require assistance for long-term accounting oversight.

If you are passionate about history and veterans’ advocacy as much as you are about numbers and budgets, you will feel right at home with us.

Short term Project: 15-20 hours of total work

Analyze publicly available financial/budget reports (of the National Archives) to synthesize the information for legislative advocacy efforts on behalf of our non-profit.

Long term Project: 1.5 hours per month

Provide accounting oversight for our non-profit.

Primary Responsibilities

● Manage accounting transactions
● Prepare budget forecasts
● Prepare financial reports
● Prepare audited financial statements
● Comply with financial policies and regulations

Who You’ll Be Working With

● President
● Vice President
● Board Members


This opportunity will offer you a chance to be a part of a team that believes in the power of enacting change at the highest level. You will be invited to group meetings and town halls during your time as a volunteer. We support your career aspirations and would be happy to serve as a professional reference if needed.

How to Apply

Please attach and send your resume with an email introduction. Looking forward to speaking with you.




1759 BOULDER SPRINGS DR, APT D, St. Louis, MO 63146, US

Mission Statement

The Archival Researchers Association (A.R.A.) is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to improving essential access to historical records for individuals, private organizations and small businesses. We believe that in-person, open access to our nation’s historical documents is an essential function of democracy.


Our Values

  1. ACCESS: Advocating for essential access to the historical records which tell our national story, strengthen our democracy, and enable veterans to access the benefits they deserve.
  2. RESEARCH: Promoting learning through hands-on exploration, collaboration, and discovery.
  3. EDUCATION: Facilitating personal connections with the past to inform, inspire, and educate.
  4. PRESERVATION: Honoring the memory of veterans and documenting our nation's history.
Education & Literacy
Justice & Legal
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


RemoteSt. Louis, MO 63146



  • Financial Auditing
  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Cost Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Financial Service Assistance




  • Short term Project: 15–20 hrs Long term Project: 1.5 hours per month

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