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Board of Directors, Treasurer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Uganda Village Project

Uganda Village Project (UVP) is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated volunteer to serve as Treasurer. Board Officers serve on a voluntary basis to support and guide our activities in Uganda, where our public health programs serve rural communities.

The Treasurer is a voting member. Board positions are one-year renewable terms requiring participation at monthly board meetings, an annual in-person board meeting, and average of 2 working hours per week.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm, dedication to service, willingness to make a commitment for sustained involvement;
  • Self-starters who can manage his/her own time and is comfortable being involved in a geographically diverse organization with most meetings and projects managed online;
  • Previous board or nonprofit experience is a plus;
  • Proven finance, accounting, or bookkeeping experience;
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks is a must.

Executive Board Duties:

  • Participate in monthly Executive Board member meetings (1 hour typically in the middle of the day ET);
  • Participate in the annual in-person Executive Board member meeting;
  • Vote upon important issues facing the organization, such as financial plans, project goals, changes in organizational structure, and fundraising strategies;
  • Decide to pursue or establish an official relationship with an external organization;
  • Maintain official UVP documents;
  • Take on short-term projects, when needed, and accomplish any additional administrative work;
  • As the term concludes, the Board shall put out a call for officer applications and vote on the incoming Board members; and
  • Raise or donate at least $1000 towards UVP’s work in Uganda.

Treasurer Duties:

Monthly

  • Review reconciliation reports and confirm both bank and fundraising accounts are in good standing order
  • Review monthly finances and prepare treasurer report for board meetings (with Executive Director)
  • Authorize payments as required

Quarterly

  • Approve requested transfer amount and transfer funds from USD to UGX bank account
  • Review budget versus actuals
  • Assist with the production of a budget reforecast as necessary

Annually

  • Prepare year-end financial statements for board approval (Feb/Mar)
  • Complete and submit organizational tax documents including 1099-NEC (Jan), 990 EZ and FBAR (Mar/Apr)
  • Assist in preparation of Annual Report (Apr/May)
  • Submit state registration filing (Jun)
  • Review financial objectives of strategic plan and prepare recommendations for improvements as necessary (Sep/Oct)
  • Work with Board Chair, Executive Director, to develop annual budget for board approval (Oct/Nov)

Uganda Village Project was formed in 2003 with the mission to facilitate community health and well-being in rural Uganda through improved access, education, and prevention. We operate in Iganga district in rural eastern Uganda. The board members and Executive Directors are based internationally, with the remaining staff on-location in Uganda.

Time Commitment: Average of 2 hours per week

Duration: 1 year term, renewable

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support Available

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Employment
Health & Medicine
Community, Employment, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

PO Box 2Iganga Town, UGANDAUganda

(0.60458,33.47198)
 

SKILLS

  • Accounting

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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