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Volunteering Opportunity: VO88416

  • Treasurer for Community Library
    with Largo Library and Community Hub.

    Created/last updated: 05/10/2021

    About this opportunity:Largo Library and Community Hub has been operating since 2017 and is a small but thriving volunteer run library based in Lundin Links
     •  It is a place where local people can socialise, attend events and film evenings and also use as a meeting place for activities
     •  They are seeking a volunteer Treasurer to join their board of Trustees
     •  The Treasurer will be expected to review existing financial procedures, attend monthly meetings of the management committee, present a monthly report on Income and Expenditure, complete online banking transactions and oversee the bank account, make suggestions for funding options for projects and events, and assist in the preparation of annual accounts for independent examination
     •  Your commitment will be about an hour per week, plus attendance at monthly board meetings, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10-11am
     •  The library is a much-loved community asset, and they are looking for someone to support their plans to make the best possible use of the space and local talent
    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The volunteer will be given ongoing training and support by the current Treasurer, who will remain involved in the library as a Trustee.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - We are happy to reimburse travel costs every week.

    Experience required:Book-keeping, accounting or financial experience. Good organisational skills. Good communication and people skills. Ability to work alone and get things done. Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to discussions

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Require adequate bookkeeping, accounting or financial experience

    Application process:Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe library is located at 7 Lundin Square, Lundin Links, KY8 6BH. Monthly management committee meetings typically take place in the library, however, for the past 18 months meetings have been held virtually via Zoom.

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