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Treasurer

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ORGANIZATION: Sierra Club Maryland Chapter

  • 6 people are interested

Treasurer

Purpose of Position

  • To provide oversight of the finances for all Chapter entities (Chapter, Groups, Activity Sections, ICOs and PACs).
  • To communicate and promote adherence to all Sierra Club policies and procedures that relate to grants, investments, tax issues, insurance, contracts, legal services, contract employees, hiring staff, and political regulatory compliance.
  • To communicate changes in financial policies and procedures to volunteers and staff.
  • To serve as the liaison between the Chapter and its entities and the Finance Department regarding all financial matters.

Responsibilities

  • Complete and submit the following year-end financial reports: Consolidated, Chapter-only, Group, Activity Section, ICO, and PAC, as necessary. Ensure that revenues and expenses for the Chapter and its entities are organized in the format defined by the Finance Department.
  • Report the Chapter’s financial status to the Executive Committee at least quarterly. Ensure that financial decisions are recorded accurately in meeting minutes and financial data are available for review. Enable a review of the year-end reports for the Chapter and its entities. Submit the results of the review to the Executive Committee for approval.
  • Review invoices and other payment requests for accuracy, obtain approval for payment, and pay invoices promptly. Deposit receipts and reconcile bank statements monthly. Ensure that Foundation grants and restricted funds are spent in accordance with donor restrictions and that all expenditures are documented.
  • Prepare annual budget and regularly compare financial transactions to the approved budget. The Treasurer may work with the ExCom in developing the budget, or give the outgoing ExCom a report of receipts and expenditures for the concluding fiscal year and anticipated receipts for the upcoming fiscal year.
  • Oversee the financial records of each of the Chapter’s entities. Ensure that entities record their income and expenses in accordance with national guidelines. Ensure that all treasurers are aware of the scope of their responsibilities.
  • Obtain business licenses, sales or resale tax permits, and postal permits as needed. Ensure that items with tax implications, other regulatory compliance, or legal matters are properly handled. Pay sales tax and personal property tax as required by the state and/or city.

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About Sierra Club Maryland Chapter

Location:

7338 Baltimore Ave, Suite 111, College Park, MD 20740, US

Mission Statement

 Sierra Club members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Mission Statement: To explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out those objectives.

"Everybody Needs Beauty As Well As Bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike." - Sierra Club Founder John Muir, 1912.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Sierra Club's purpose is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; to practice and promote the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; and to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives. We support the right to a clean and healthful environment for all people including for native people - the rights to democracy, to participate, to equal protection, to know, to sustainable environmental benefits, to equity, and to generational equity. We support an end to pollution. We support the precautionary principle - polluters should bear the burden of proof that their activities are safe. Safeguards should be put in place when there is threat of serious or irreversible damage.

Description

THE SIERRA CLUB WORKS to protect the environment through legislative and grassroots efforts. The Sierra Club is unique among environmental organizations because it is run by grassroots volunteers. Almost all the work that is done is accomplished by dedicated volunteers rather than paid staff. This makes the Sierra Club one of the most effective environmental organizations in the country.

THE SIERRA CLUB ENCOURAGES PEOPLE to get out into nature and promotes appreciation of the natural environment. You may be interested in helping lead or attend stream cleanups, invasive plant removals, or hikes in areas that need protection. In the office there's plenty of work to do including data entry, computer work, member outreach, phones, news clippings, media work, mailings and organizing. Around the state you can attend hearings, meetings, and demonstrations, speak with your public officials, table at festivals, or participate in petition drives. In the nine groups in Maryland and with the Student Sierra Coalition, there are various leadership and committee positions available and niches for a variety of special skills or expertise.

Sierrans are working on critical environmental issues all around the state. Please call the office to let us know where you are located, what kind of work you may be interested in doing, or to sign yourself into the office volunteer schedule. There are some exciting times ahead!

For information or to arrange internships please call and send a resume with a short letter of your interests. Hope to hear from you soon!

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Environment
Politics
Advocacy & Human Rights, Environment, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Financial Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial Service Assistance

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours per week
  • Must live in or near the state of Maryland

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