Group Treasurer

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This position can be combined with the duties of, or be separated from, the position of Group Fundraiser.

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GROUP TREASURER/FUNDRAISER VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

(Taken from the BP&P SECTION 4000 – APPOINTMENTS/POSITIONS)

Accountable to:

Group Commissioner

Term:

Selected or elected, then appointed annually by the Group Commissioner

Time required:

4- 6 hours per month (on average)

Scope of Position:

Encourages and supports participation in all of Scouts Canada’s official fundraisers.

Responsibilities:

Membership:

  • Create/provide opportunities for growth within the Group.

Communications:

  • Regularly report the financial status of the Group to the Group Administrator or Group Commissioner.
  • Produce the audited financial report for release.
    • Note: The term “audit”, when applied at the Group level, simply means to have an impartial third party review the financial reports of the Group.

Program Support:

  • Provide assistance and leadership to the Section leaders in the development of Section budgets.
  • Take the lead in the development of fundraising goals, action plans and the

implementation of these goals and plans.

  • Be the principal point of contact on matters of fundraising for the Group.
  • Coach/Mentor and assist the members of the Group in attaining competency in their financial management.
  • Prepare for and participate in, the Group Annual Review; paying particular attention to all financial and fundraising matters.
  • Identify/encourage external resources as required by the Group Commissioner so that the Group’s annual goals can be achieved.
  • Provide support to the Group Commissioner as required in the preparation and approval of budgets.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A background in finance.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Registered as a member of Scouts Canada.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of VRAD process

Group Committee References

Screening and Training

As with all Scouter/volunteer positions, members of Group Committee must go through the Screening process. This includes completing the full Wood Badge Part I training, including the Group Committee specific modules 2 through 5.