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Treasurer Position - Board of Directors

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DAVID'S HARP

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David’s Harp was founded in 1978 by members of the community and of Parkrose United Methodist Church to provide a friendly and peer-supportive environment in which adults with a major mental illness come together to achieve an improved quality of life and the highest possible level of independence in the community.

David's Harp is currently seeking a board treasurer to begin immediately. The board treasurer is an executive and voting member of the board. The treasurer will offer guidance to the board, staff, and consultants regarding good fiscal planning, decision-making, and oversight at a governance level.

The treasurer will:
* assist in the preparation of the annual budget;
* ensure that financial statements are reviewed by the board;
* ensure that the board regularly monitors the organization’s financial performance and alerts it to any important discrepancies between planned and actual figures;
* ensure that the organization maintains the appropriate financial books and records;
* ensure that government and tax filings are submitted on a timely basis;
* serve as a co-signer of checks and credit card statement;
* keep the board informed of important financial issues relevant to the organization; and
* perform additional duties, as required, related to organization management and good governance.

Desired qualifications:
* Commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic direction
* A understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices
* A professional accounting designation (preferred but not required)
* Experience with nonprofit financial information and board service
* An ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described

The time commitment for a David’s Harp board member is two (2) to ten (10) hours per month, dependent on upcoming events, projects, or meetings. All board members must attend at least 75% of scheduled board meetings (held the first Thursday evening of every other month) and special events.

Due to COVID-19, our facility is currently closed and all meetings are virtual. We will resume in-person activities only when it is safe to do so, as guided by local regulations.

Please contact info@davidsharp.org if you are interested or have any questions.

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About DAVID'S HARP

Location:

11261 NE KNOTT ST, PORTLAND, OR 97220, US

Mission Statement

The mission of David’s Harp is "to provide a warm, friendly and peer-supportive environment in which adults with a major mental illness, regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation, religion or race, come together to achieve an improved quality of life and the highest possible level of independence in the community."

Description

David’s Harp was founded in 1978 through the grassroots efforts of members of the Parkrose United Methodist Church and over 100 volunteers and mental health professionals, making it the first (and oldest) operation of its kind in Multnomah County. David’s Harp is a secular and independent nonprofit serving low- and no-income adults who have a severe and persistent mental illness.

Our mission is "to provide a friendly and peer-supportive environment in which adults with a major mental illness come together to achieve an improved quality of life and the highest possible level of independence in the community."

We achieve this mission by providing a daytime clubhouse setting where clients are provided with socialization and skill-building activities such as art and music therapy, occupational therapy, gardening, cooking, meal-sharing, cultural events, and daily community outings. David’s Harp services reduce re-hospitalization, recidivism, and chronic homelessness among the mentally ill.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11261 NE Knott StPortland, OR 97220

(45.54246,-122.54702)
 

SKILLS

  • Financial Auditing
  • Financial Planning
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Two (2) to ten (10) hours per month
  • Candidates must be based in Oregon with the ability to travel to Portland several times per year.

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