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Volunteering Opportunity: VO69973

  • Treasurer
    with Cupar YMCA-YWCA.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Cupar Youth Café is run as an independent project of Cupar YMCA and supported by Fife Council
     •  Cupar Youth Café has been running nearly 20 years and we moved to our current premises in 2001
     •  The organisation delivers community based youth work to the young people of North East Fife
     •  Initially financed by Lloyds TSB who recently recognised our work by promoting a video on their website
     •  Apart from local authority funding, grants have been received from a number of national and local organisations
     •  Over the years, hundreds of local young people have benefited from the youth work, whether through our programmes such as music tutoring, cooking, computer coding and IT groups and general personal development
     •  The management of Cupar Youth Café is conducted by local volunteers, who contribute to the overall management of the registered charity
     •  The position of Treasurer is an important role, managing a budget of around £40,000 per year
     •  This role includes preparing income and expenditure reports, managing salary payments and related tasks, signing cheques, liaising with the Youth Café Coordinator when needed and preparing annual accounts
     •  The management committee meets once every 6 weeks and will have access to admin support within the of Cupar YMCA-YWCA
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:The volunteer will receive support,
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Skills and experience in accounting are essential.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThis opportunity can be done from home and meetings take place once every 6 weeks either within Cupar Youth Café or Cupar YMCA-YWCA (Marathon House Bonnygate, Cupar, KY15 4LG).

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.