Flamborough Information & Community Services Published: July 12, 2017
Location
Job Type
Organization
Flamborough Information & Community Services
Opportunity Location(s)
Flamborough
Age range
18 >
Police Check Required
No
Cost
N/A
Phone Number
905-689-7880
Address
P.O. Box 240, 163 Dundas St. E.

Description

Flamborough Information & Community Services connects individuals and community agencies with each other by offering information, referral, counseling services and front line programs. FICS actively participates in community and shares knowledge, experience and expertise across every sector of the non-profit community. FICS assists other non-profit agencies to support their volunteer needs by managing Volunteer Flamborough.

Skills and role requirements:

  • Specific skills, knowledge, education and professional or academic credentials in areas that benefit FICS’ goals and needs as they evolve:
    • Fundraising, sponsorship and donations
    • Community connections, marketing, outreach and advocacy
    • Understanding of nonprofit governance and policy development
    • Financial management (Treasurer), budgets, month and year end
    • Leadership and board management (Chair)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of how volunteerism shapes and strengthens community
  • Commitment to attend FICS events and participate in activities
  • Computer skills adequate for role
  • Knowledge of Flamborough community

Duties of treasurer:

  • Month end financial input and reports for board meetings
  • Annual and updated budgets for board and grant applications
  • Year-end financial data for auditors
  • Submission of gst/hst rebate and charitable CRA tax return

Benefits

  • Orientation and support provided to all new board members
  • Opportunities for professional development and increased skills
  • Invitation to all FICS special events and annual volunteer appreciation
  • Professional networking opportunities while working with others with similar interests
  • Goal fulfillment by directly affecting positive outcomes in the community
  • Letter of reference

Dates and Times

The Board of Directors meets the third Wednesday evening of every month. Board members are expected to attend no less than 7 meetings annually and participate in FICS events and on committees as required. Board directors commit to a minimum 2 year term.

The treasurer is required to spend time (approximately 3 hours per month) fulfilling the duties pertinent to their role over and above board meetings (2 hours).
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