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Board of Management - Treasurer (Volunteer)

St. David's Neighborhood Centre
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St David’s Neighbourhood Centre Board of Management provides effective governance, management and support to the staff and volunteers to attain and maintain high standards of service delivery. The Board of Management also ensures the organisation operates in accordance with St David’s Neighbourhood Centre Constitution, Funding Agreements, relevant Federal, State and Local Government laws and legislation and supports our relationship with The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (Q.)

Each member of St David’s Neighbourhood Centre Board of Management brings to the organisation their own set of experiences, gifts and skills that benefit the community we aim to serve. Board members come from the wider community and within the St David’s Uniting Church Congregation. Each board member and the unique way they can contribute to the work of the organisation is valued.

The Board of Management is responsible for:

  • The strategic direction of the organisation including planning and implementation in line with the organisation’s purpose and values.
  • Policy planning, implementation and review ensuring the organisation maintains best practice standards and operates ethically and legally.
  • Overseeing financial management of the organisation including setting budgets and financial performance of the organisation.
  • Staff management and support including recruitment, direction, supervision, and performance management.
  • The organisation’s relationship with St David’s Uniting Church through communication and sharing of information and reports.
  • Obtaining all relevant facts, reading reports, and gathering information necessary for making informed decisions.
  • Attend St David’s Neighbourhood Centre Board of Management meetings held on the 3rd Tuesday of every second month (7.00 pm to 9.00 pm either in person or via video).

The role of Treasurer Beyond the wider expectations of being a member of the Board of Management, the role of Treasurer oversees and supports the financial administration of the organisation, reviews procedures and financial reporting, advises the board on financial performance and strategy, and fundraising.

You will work closely with other board members and the Centre Manager to:

  • Ensure financial reports are prepared, distributed, and presented at Board meetings and Board members understand the financial position of the organisation.
  • The organisation’s account books are maintained and secured.
  • Financial accountability requirements of funding bodies are met.
  • Funds are managed ethically and in a clear and transparent way.
  • An annual audit of the books of account is conducted and present the annual audited financial statements to the Board and to the Annual General Meeting and Public Meeting.
  • Oversee the appointment of the organisation’s bookkeeper and auditor.
You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.