Treasurer for non-profit charitable organization
Volunteer Types: Accounting and Finance, Governance (Boards, Committees)
Organization types: Arts, Education
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: September 30, 2023
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The Treasurer at JazzWorks Canada is a volunteer position responsible for overseeing all aspects of the finances for a small-scale, non-profit and charitable organization that is dedicated to the development of jazz musicianship by amateur jazz musicians of all ages. The Treasurer manages and monitors JazzWorks’ financial condition and keeps its Board of Directors current on all relevant financial matters so the Board can make sound decisions. The Treasurer at JazzWorks is an Officer of the Board and must fulfill the responsibilities of a Director, as defined in JazzWorks’ Constitution and Bylaws, in addition to the Treasurer’s primary responsibilities.

Key activities of the Treasurer:
– Developing the organization’s annual Operating Budget and updating it as required
– Developing budgets for grant applications
– Developing appropriate budget for annual Composers’ Symposium/Practice Retreat and Jazz music Camp
– Filing annual Charitable Tax return

The Treasurer does not manage the day-to-day finances and book-keeping activities. However the treasurer reviews the books, and provides advice to the Administrator, Bookkeeper, the Executive Director and the Board on financial management.

The expected time commitment for this position is 8-12 hours a month. For more detailed information on this position, please reach out to us at our contact coordinates.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
What we offer the volunteer treasurer: - Experience in a lead financial planning role - Opportunity to learn more about non-profit and charitable organization management - Opportunity to learn more about jazz
How will the organization benefit?
JazzWorks operates on a small budget and a high involvement of volunteer activity. The position of Treasurer is essential to JazzWorks as it informs almost every aspect of the organization's activities. Having a qualified individual for this position cannot be over-emphasized, and we are hoping to find that special someone with accounting/charitable tax return knowledge who also loves to work with people and support small-scale arts education in the Ottawa area.
Volunteer location:
926 Pinecrest Road, Ottawa, ON


Thais Karsidag
@JazzWorks Canada
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This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Accounting and Finance, Governance (Boards, Committees)

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