Treasurer

  • VO80623
  • Home-based volunteering, Board/trustee role


Description

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme in Aberdeen is looking for a new Treasurer to become a part of our district team. The national charity has divided Scotland into 23 districts, each with their own team of volunteers, led by a District Organiser. The team support local garden owners to open their gardens to the public, charging an admission price and selling plants and refreshments to raise money for a charity of their choice. Our District Treasurer is responsible for the financial management of the district and works closely with the District Organiser and Garden Owners. The Treasurer receives monies from garden openings and pays the money to the charities that the gardens support. They are responsible for district accounts and balance the district’s bank statement. Scotland’s Gardens has a very easy to use database system for this role and provides letter templates, guidance, full training and ongoing support. This is a really interesting role, a great way to give back to the community and ideal for someone who has previous accountancy knowledge, or is training and would like to gain some real life experience.

For further information please contact Julie Golding, Volunteer Manager at E Mail: julie@scotlandsgardens.org or Tel No: 0131 226 3714.

Organisation aims and objectives

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme support local garden owners to open their gardens to the public, charging an admission price and selling plants and refreshments to raise money for a charity of their choice.

Restrictions

Experience required: -Experience of book-keeping would be helpful. -A good aptitude for numbers. -Access to a computer and a printer. -Knowledge of Excel and experience with databases . -Good organisational skills. -An understanding of General Data Protection Requirements, but training will also be provided.
Travel details: This opportunity is home-based, with occasional travel to district meetings. Having your own transport would be useful.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses are normally only paid when travelling to training or national events.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Excellent training and support provided to all volunteers. The Director, National Treasurer and District Organiser will be your main source of support; but the Volunteer Manager at Head Office is also available to support you in your role. Written guidance is available on our website and database and we provide full training. Local and national training events are also held throughout the year. We have a closed national Facebook group for District Volunteers.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 5 months ago

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