Branch Treasurer Volunteer

As part of the Branch Leadership Team, you will monitor the assets of the branch, support the Leadership Team on financial matters and report to the Branch Leadership Team and Samaritans Central Charity at regular intervals about the financial health of the branch.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

To be part of the Leadership Team and provide support and advice in relation to financial matters
To manage the branch's finances
To oversee and present budgets, accounts and financial statements
To ensure that proper accounts and records are kept, ensuring financial resources are spent and invested in line with good governance, legal and regulatory requirements
To be instrumental in the development and implementation of financial, reserves and investment policies
To attend meetings and report on the branch's financial position as and when required
To prepare an annual financial statement for Samaritans Central Charity
To ensure income and expenditure is processed in line with branch policies and procedures
Acting as a signatory on cheques and any application for funds
To oversee the payment of volunteer expenses as agreed by the Leadership Team
To liase with the branch's bankers as/when required.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

The branch treasurer will ideally have experience of financial administration, financial management and of managing a budget.

Areas of Interest: Finance, IT
Opportunity suitable for: Indoor, Long term commitment, Older people, People seeking work
What activities will the volunteer do? Accountancy, Administration, IT
Skills gained in this role: IT, Listening, Organising, Reading and writing, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building, Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Rochdale Oldham and District Samaritans
Organisation Profile: The Rochdale, Oldham and District branch of Samaritans began in March 1967 and has been supporting people throughout the area and beyond ever since. Were working together to make sure fewer people die by suicide. Every six seconds we respond to a call for help, no judgement, no pressure, were here for anyone who needs someone. As well as being available by phone, email or text, we also have a face to face room where you are most welcome to come in and talk about how your feeling and what might be troubling you.
Charity number: 219432