Treasurer, Atlantic Wellness Community Centre; Moncton

Accounting / Finance / Volunteer Opportunity

 

 

About the organisation

The Atlantic Wellness Community Center believes that families, schools, communities, and government share the responsibility to ensure that youth have access to resources that promote optimal mental health and well-being.

To do their part, they provide access to free and timely mental healthcare to youth and young adults ages 12 to 21 in Southeastern New Brunswick. Also, to help parents navigate a confusing and fragmented healthcare system, they coordinate services between invested community partners such as family physicians and school guidance counsellors in order to provide better, seamless care.

Authority and Responsibility

The Board of Directors is the legal authority for the Atlantic Wellness Community Center (AWCC).

As a member of the board, a Director acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization.

Term

Directors are elected by the membership (the Board) at the Annual General Meeting. Directors serve for a two-year term. Directors may reoffer for two additional term thereafter. Director’s elected to an officer’s position will serve a two-year term and may be elected for a second term in that role.

Responsibilities

General Duties :

A Director is fully informed on organizational matters and participates in the Board’s deliberations and decisions in matters that include such things as policy, finance, and strategic planning. A Director must:

  1. Approve, where appropriate, policy and other recommendations received from the Board, its standing committees, and Executive Director;
  2. Monitor all board policies;
  3. Review the bylaws and policy manual and recommend bylaw changes to the membership;
  4. Review the board’s structure, approve changes, and prepare necessary bylaw amendments;
  5. Participate in the development of AWCC’s organizational plan and annual review;
  6. Approve AWCC’s budget;
  7. Support the evaluation of the Executive Director.
  8. Assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, committees, staff members, and community to enhance AWCC’s mission.
  9. Assist in building strong community and funding partnerships
  10. Any other duties as outlined in the AWCC By-Laws
Treasurer General Duties :
  1. Give regular reports to the Board on the financial state of the AWCC;
  2. With the Executive Director and Bookkeeper, keep financial reports on file;
  3. Chair the Finance Committee;
  4. Orient the new Treasurer;
  5. Act as signing officer, when needed, for cheques and other documents;
  6. Keep full and accurate accounts of all organizational receipts and disbursements;
  7. Prepare and monitor overall budget with the Finance Committee;
  8. Prepare budgets with the Executive Director;
  9. Calculate Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) payments to Canada Revenue Agency for all paid staff; and
  10. File necessary financial reports, tax reports, and audits (with external auditor)

Requirements

Requirements of board membership include:

  1. Commitment to the work of the organization;
  2. Knowledge and skills in one or more areas of the skills matrix including (but not limited to): policy, finance, strategic planning, fundraising, etc..;
  3. Become an active member of at least one of the AWCC committees. Your membership on a committee should be based on the experience, skills, interests, and time you can offer;
  4. Prepare for, regularly attend, and participate in monthly board meetings;
  5. Build a collegial working relationship with other board and committee members in order to contribute to consensus;
  6. Attendance at meetings of assigned committees;
  7. Attendance at Annual General Meetings; and
  8. Support of, and participation in, fundraising events. 

Qualifications and Skills

Must hold CPA designation.

To Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to Executive Director Andrew LeBlanc.