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  • Treasurer
    with St Andrews Pilgrim Foundation

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO98798 - Created/last updated: 09/11/2023


    About this opportunity:As Treasurer of the St Andrews Pilgrim Foundation, you will have the opportunity to contribute to conservation and restoration work in the ancient ecclesiastical capital of Scotland, home of golf and host to Scotland's first university. This immensely rewarding activity will take place in the context of a friendly and supportive environment of a small team of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteer trustees. The principal functions of the role are as follows: to pay bills via cheque (two signatories are required on all transactions), to liaise with the chair and trustees as required, to maintain financial records (of income and expenditure and debits/credits to a bank account and building society account), to prepare quarterly reports for Trustee meetings, and to submit annual accounts to the independent examiner.

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The nature of the volunteer ré is such that a level of proficiency must be pre-existing. The treasurer will, however, receive information on what is required, organisational funding and finance, and historical reporting and record-keeping arrangements.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - The volunteer will work in their own home or office and attend bimonthly board meetings. For required in-person activities, expenses can be discussed.

    Experience required:Financial record-keeping skills, a positive, collegial personality suited to constructive teamwork, and a respect for history, heritage and conservation (detailed knowledge of these is not required).

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe St Andrews Pilgrim Foundation SCIO operates within the town of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.

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

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