About this opportunity
Purpose of the role of the Treasurer
The Treasurer is responsible for the organisation’s finances and ensuring it has an appropriate financial strategy and structure to allow the organisation to achieve its vision and strategic objectives. Specifically, this will involve being accountable to Street Growth Incorporated’s President and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) for the financial performance across all garden locations and ensuring the long-term financial security and sustainability of our progressive organisation. The Treasurer should be a powerful advocate for all People Experiencing Homelessness and Disadvantage (PEHD) and be an effective link between the volunteers, PEHD, Government Agencies, Ministers, Key Donors, Stakeholder Groups, and the ACNC. The Treasurer is a senior position within Street Growth’s committee and should have the skills and self-initiative to operationalise the approved strategy and champion the needs of PEHD at a local and state level.
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Street Growth Incorporated is seeking a responsible senior executive with exceptional financial capabilities, sound interpersonal skills, and either demonstrated experience from within the charity health sector and health system or a strong, cause-related desire to transition into this sector. You will have significant success in managing and reporting on operating budgets and delivering against financial objectives. Key to this position is superior financial organisation and planning, sound and transparent accounting, understanding of fundraising, insurance, tax-deductible and charitable status. It’s considered essential that you’re a passionate, values-based individual who garners trust and respect from others at all levels, shows flexibility and agility, builds confidence and capability in others, and is able to assist others to perform behaviours required for Street Growth Incorporated to remain a financially sound organisation. A tertiary degree in a relevant field and significant experience in a similar role is also desirable for this position.
This position will require regular time commitments to establish and maintain sound financial practices. This will entail attending monthly 1-hour committee meetings, volunteering in the community garden on Sunday afternoon for 2-hour once per month, and attending to financial matters of the organisation approximately 30 minutes to an hour per week.Suitable for
- Skilled Volunteers
- Accounting & Finance
- Administration & Office Management
- Companionship & Social Support
- Education & Training
- Garden Maintenance
- Governance, Boards & Committees
- IT & Web Development
- Mediation & Advocacy
- Retail & Sales
- Seniors & Aged Care
Videos detailing existing processes are provided along with handover support from committee members.Reimbursement
This is an unpaid volunteer position, although, approved charity expenses are reimbursed if paid for out of pocket, rather than from charity finances.