Treasurer / Trustee

Southend West Scouts

Do you have a financial flair? Using your skills, you could help manage the finances of our Scout Groups, ensuring that expenses are paid and funds are available to support our young people.

Published On: 01/08/2023
About this opportunity from Southend West Scouts

Southend West District need a strong team player with excellent judgement, analytical and organisational skills to join our Trustee Board. We’ll provide excellent training and support and a full handover by existing trustee members

You will help manage and monitor the financial activities of our Explorer Units and the expenditure for any District activities, acting as Treasurer. You will ensure our excellent Leaders have their expenses reimbursed quickly. You will prepare and present financial snapshots status and accounts and while supporting budgets and financial planning process in accordance with Charity Commission legal regulations.
We also have a hardship funds policy so you will personally ensure charitable funding requests receive the right help to support young people and adults Scouting in the District. This might include financial help for opening new sections, supporting leaders with specialist training, sending young people on international events or supporting a young person for whom financial affordability would otherwise be a barrier to participation.

With excellent IT Skills and the ability to summarise and communicate complex financial information, you will also be willing and eligible to act as a Charity Trustee. You don’t need to be, or have ever been a Scout yourself.

No qualifications needed , but a level of financial competence needed.

Activity Types

Administration and Office | Bookkeeping | Business Skills | Fundraising and Finance | Supporting charities | Trusteeship and Committee work | Working from Home

Interests

Children | Civic responsibility and communities | Young People

Commitment

Attend meetings mainly Wednesday evening ( around 4 times a year) , keep accounts

Find out more

For more information about Southend West Scouts and this role, visit them online.

To apply for this role, visit the Volunteer Essex website to register your interest.

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