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EXPANDING BOUNDARIES INTERNATIONAL INC

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We are looking for ambitious young professionals in various industries to jump into this great opportunity to further their careers and to help raise awareness of Expanding Boundaries International program work in the United States and Ghana, Africa.

WE’RE YOUR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TECHNOLOGY & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION ADVOCATES!

EBI offers international and technological education to individuals who feel that such opportunities are beyond their reach. We raise awareness about various international exchange opportunities and scholarships while engaging our students in technology and cultural education.

CROSS-CULTURAL EXPERIENCES HAVE THE POWER TO CREATE A DYNAMIC, ENTERPRISING MINDSET.

Some of our programs are Passport Scholarship, City Explores, STEAM Exchange, and Study Abroad consulting.

The Board of Directors is an integral part of our organization. It’s made up of individuals who have graciously committed their time, resources, and networks to our vision. Many expectations come with such an integral position, each member is required to:

  1. Attend cyclical board meetings
  2. Actively engage and participate in organizational programming
  3. Maintain fiduciary responsibility and best interest of EBI above personal gains
  4. An annual financial contribution of $1,000 (raised or personally donated)
  5. Maintain confidentiality throughout all board deliberations
  6. Share knowledge and expertise to continue the progress of EBI
  7. Report conflicts of interest and refrain from actions that may damage the reputation of EBI

Duties Specific to the Board Treasurer

Accountability

The board treasurer is an executive and voting member of the board of directors of the Association and appointed in a manner consistent with the bylaws. He/she is accountable to the Board for the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities outlined below

Authority

The treasurer, as other board members, has no authority to direct staff or take independent action on matters outside of the duties outlined unless given such authority by the Board

Time Commitment

Ten hours per month (board meetings, meetings with the Executive Director, committee meetings)

Term of Office

Two years with the possibility of renewal for a second term.

Roles and Responsibilities

The treasurer will offer guidance to the Executive Director and financial officer1 in ensuring good fiscal planning, decision-making and oversight at a governance level.

His/her principle duties are to:

  • Oversee the development of high level financial policies and their review by the board

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and its presentation to the board for review

  • Ensure that the appropriate monthly or quarterly 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 and that these are accurate and up-to-date

  • Ensure that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis

  • Ensure that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner

  • Serve as a co-signer of cheques with at least one another signing officer

  • Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested

  • Verify that donations are handled appropriately and that grants and service delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funders

  • Meet with the external auditor annually , or more often if needed, to identify any financial

    control and record keeping problems or deficiencies and oversee action by the Executive Director and financial officer to address them

  • Recommend to the board the need for a review or renewal of the auditing services provided

  • Assists the Executive Director and board chair with the development and presentation of

    the annual report

  • Present or co-present the organization’s financial report and recommend appointment or reappointment of auditor at the Annual General Meeting

  • Helps, along with the Executive Director, keep the board informed of important financial events, trends, and issues relevant to the organization

    Committee Membership

    The treasurer is automatically a member of the Executive Committee if one exists, and will normally chair the following committees when and where such are necessary:

  • Audit Committee

  • Budget Development Committee

  • Financial Policy Development Task Group

    Qualifications

  • Commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic directions

  • A understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting

    practices

  • A professional accounting designation may be required

  • An appreciation of the kind and level of financial information needed at a board level to support decision making

  • An ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described

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About EXPANDING BOUNDARIES INTERNATIONAL INC

Location:

596 SCOTT DR, WESTMINSTER, MD 21157, US

Mission Statement

WE’RE YOUR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STUDY ABROAD ADVOCATES! EBI offers study abroad support to the individuals who feel like an international education is out of their reach. We raise awareness about various international exchange opportunities and scholarships

Description

We are equal-opportunity study abroad advocates!
EBI is here to bridge the racial disparity in study abroad opportunities. We want to help the
students who feel like study abroad is out of their reach! EBI raises awareness about various
international study and exchange opportunities. We encourage students to get an international
education in today’s globalized society.
We promote your expansion by giving you the study abroad support that you deserve.
EBI fights for your right to further develop through international exchange. We advocate for high
school students, college students, educators, and interns!
We help you write a winning application essay.
EBI also provides you with writing and editing assistance so that your application essay is
undeniable.
EBI prepares you for the adventure of a lifetime by guiding you through our 'Ready to
Fly’ process.
We understand that it can be scary to adventure out into the unknown, so we’re here for you
every step of the way.

Community
Computers & Technology
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • SWOT / GAP Analysis
  • Budgeting
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Accounting

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Our Board meets every quarter.

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