Fundraising Group Treasurer

  • VO86189
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

We are Guide Dogs and we’re here to help people with sight loss live the life they choose. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.

We don’t just provide life-changing guide dogs, we also provide advice, skills, emotional and practical support for people and families living with sight loss to help them live actively, independently and well.

What does the role involve?
As Treasurer, you are a key member of your local fundraising group. You will need to record income and expenditure of the group, bank funds regularly and keep the members up to date with fundraising income totals.

Key responsibilities-
• Maintaining accurate records of all income and expenditure by the group.
• To assign correct Guide Dogs banking codes to all donations.
• To bank all funds donated to Guide Dogs promptly.
• To complete and issue receipts to donors.
• Attend Group meetings and advise members current levels of income and expenditure
• Monitor levels of expenditure, ensuring prompt claims for reimbursement of the Float Account.
• Ensure that the Float Account does not become overdrawn.
• Apply for soft credits and gift aid via your local Mobility Team.
• Working with your group's Collection Box Coordinators to maintain records of where Guide Dogs Counter Top Boxes and life sized dogs are placed locally
• To respond to requests made by Guide Dogs Finance department.
• Keeping group fiscal records for 6 years in accordance with HMRC guidelines and to ensure that all Group records are available for the Community Fundraiser, Group members or any other independent examiner as requested by Guide Dogs.

Organisation aims and objectives

Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support they need to live their lives to the full.

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Restrictions

Travel details: Within local area
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: All pre-agreed out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed
Taster details: We're happy to have a chat with you about the role before applying to give you a bit more information and let you ask any questions that you might have! Please contact Heather.Valentine@guidedogs.org.uk for more information.
Training details: Full training and ongoing support is provided. Volunteer receive training for their specific role and an induction to Guide Dogs. Volunteers will have a key staff contact for support.

Last updated 11 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.