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Build Repair Grow Treasurer/Board Member

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BUILD REPAIR GROW

Build Repair Grow (BRG), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is seeking a Treasurer who can help take our organization to the next level. The Treasurer will manage and oversee the financial affairs of the organization and serve as a full voting member of our Board of Directors. This position may be virtual: It is not necessary for the Treasurer to reside in Massachusetts.


BRG teaches young people how to grow and cook food, basic carpentry, sewing, and bike repair. We provide young people with training in practical skills critical for building individual resiliency, problem-solving, and self-sufficiency while promoting community health. Our programs were developed with a focus on in-person, hands-on learning, but due to the current pandemic, we have pivoted to a take home project kit program called BRG in a Box which includes online instructional videos. Learn more about our organization and programs at www.buildrepairgrow.org


Incorporated in February of 2020, BRG has established the organizational, strategic and intellectual infrastructure to plan and launch no-cost and low-cost programs throughout Western Mass. As our organization prepares to move past the initial start up phase and scale up our activities, seek major funding, and hire staff we need a more experienced Treasurer to ensure our organization will continue to be a good steward of our funds and follow sound financial practices.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience serving on a nonprofit board or as a financial administrator
  • Experience preparing grant budgets and managing grant funds
  • Familiarity with federal and Massachusetts nonprofit reporting requirements
  • Familiarity with payroll management
  • Literacy in Quickbooks or similar accounting software
  • Passion for BRG’s mission to teach practical skills to young people

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the finances and all administrative fiscal matters of the organization
  • Provide an annual budget to the Board for approval
  • Ensure the development of, Board review, and organizational compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Serve as a member of the Board of Directors
  • Other duties of responsibilities as may be delegated by the Board



Additionally, as a Board member, the Treasurer would be expected to

  • Regularly attend board meetings and important related meetings (typically once a month)
  • Make a serious commitment to participate actively in the organization, including volunteering for, willingly accepting, and completing assignments that match their skillset in a timely and thorough manner
  • Stay informed about BRG matters, including preparing for meetings and thoughtfully reviewing minutes and reports
  • Build a collegial working relationship with the Executive Director and other Board members that contributes to productive discussion and consensus


To apply: Send a resume, statement of interest, and professional references to Logan McFadden at logan@buildrepairgrow.org . Interested candidates are welcome to call Logan at 413-200-856 or email with any additional questions about the organization or board.


Build Repair Grow is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation.

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About BUILD REPAIR GROW

Location:

PO BOX 955, EASTHAMPTON, MA 01027, US

Mission Statement

Build Repair Grow teaches young people hands-on, practical skills in growing food, cooking, repairing bikes, sewing, and basic carpentry while developing increased resiliency, critical thinking, and problem solving techniques through project-based learning. The elimination of home arts and shop classes from schools has created a gap that Build Repair Grow helps fill.

Description

Build Repair Grow teaches young people how to grow and cook food, basic carpentry, sewing, and bike repair. We provide young people with training in practical skills critical for building individual resiliency, problem-solving, and self-sufficiency while promoting community health. Our programs were developed with a focus on in-person, hands-on learning. but due to the current pandemic, we have pivoted to provide take home project kits and online instructional videos. Incorporated in February of 2020, Build Repair Grow has established the organizational, strategic and intellectual infrastructure to plan and launch no-cost and low-cost programs throughout Western Mass. As our organization prepares to move past the initial start up phase and scale up our activities, seek major funding, and hire staff we are looking for three new Board members - a Treasurer, Communications Chair, and Grants and Fundraising Chair - who can help shape the organization as we take it to the next level.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

PO Box 955Easthampton, MA 01027

(42.2656,-72.6805)
 

SKILLS

  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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