30 Mar 2020

Board position Treasurer/Youth Trustee

InsideOUT –  Wellington City, Wellington

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone under the age of 27 to get involved in a vibrant and expanding national organisation working to make Aotearoa a safer place for rainbow young people, in the role of Treasurer and as one of nine youth trustees, supported by up to four executive advisors (over the age of 27).

The main role of the Treasurer is to provide a monthly report to the board, with assistance from accounting software Xero. The treasurer also acts as a regular youth board member.

Oversees organisational finances in conjunction with Managing Director
Oversees financial reports for board and budget in conjunction with Managing Director
Facilitation of the development of sustainable financial strategies
Responsible for ensuring the preparation of the end of year financial report
Obtaining a reviewed/audited report for the end of year financial position
Liaising with regards to funding needed, funding, income, and policy
Signatory for official endorsements and bank accounts of the organisation
Approval of expense spending, in absence of chair
Signing cheques as required
Lead the development of Annual Budget with the board
Involved in the account auditing/review process

Hours per month –10-15

The general role of a board member is to support the following processes:

Set and maintain vision, mission and values, and develop strategy
Establish and monitor relevant policies and procedures
Ensure moral and legal compliance and accountability with relevant organisations
Maintain proper fiscal oversight
Select, manage, and support staff in their roles, and evaluate performance
Maintain effective board performance through member conduct and utilising development opportunities
Promote InsideOUT as ambassadors and work to protect the reputation of the charity
Be familiar with the strengths and challenges that sexuality, sex and gender minority youth in Aotearoa face
Support InsideOUT to uphold our commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Represent the organisation in an official capacity as required
No experience required, however knowledge of InsideOUT and the structure of governance boards would be an advantage
Contribute to the vision, mission, and values of InsideOUT
Regular meeting attendance (Hours per month – 6 -15)

The ongoing commitments are:

Attending a three hour board meeting at a set time monthly (usually 6-9pm on the second Tuesday of each month)
Attending occasional additional meetings throughout the year eg. strategic planning days, trainings
Allowance for meeting one on one or in sub-committees with board members or staff as needed
Approximately up to one hours worth of responding to board business via e-mail weekly.

How to Apply

InsideOUT is an inclusive organisation and we value diversity. Applications will be considered regardless of ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexuality, physical or mental ability.

We’re hoping to find people who are able to commit for at least two years to these roles.

If you’re interested in applying, then the process is to send in a CV and cover letter/expression of interest letting us know why you want to be involved and what you might be able to offer to [email protected] by 29/03/20.

Job Categories: Children, Youth and Family Services. Job Types: Board position. Salaries: Voluntary.

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