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:
Attend cyclical board meetings
Actively engage and participate in organizational programming
Maintain fiduciary responsibility and best interest of EBI above personal gains
An annual financial contribution of $1,000 (raised or personally donated)
Maintain confidentiality throughout all board deliberations
Share knowledge and expertise to continue the progress of EBI
Report conflicts of interest and refrain from actions that may damage the reputation of EBI
Duties Specific to the Board Treasurer
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
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
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
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:
Budget Development Committee
Financial Policy Development Task Group
Commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic directions
A understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting
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
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
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.
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