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- Work remotely
- Flexible in schedule
10-20 hours / monthly
Ongoing/ 3year term
LOUD (let optimism unleash dreams) Art Society is an integration of mental health optimization, specialized therapeutic art programs and services. We are currently seeking motivated individuals that want to advocate for mental health, art, promote creative activities and connecting creative professionals and therapists with communities in Calgary. We partner and collaborate with artists, art-therapists, music-therapist and mindfulness coaches to deliver our services. Our mission is: To connect and engage families, at risk youth and vulnerable individuals with art and creative activities , art-therapists and artists in order to prevent and cure anxiety, depression, self-harm, PTSD, eating disorders and optimize mental, physical and emotional health. Our Vision is: To provide an easy and affordable access to art, practicing any form of creativity and art education for a creative and healthy lifestyle to as many communities as possible. We are looking for nominees who are passionate about creative and healthy living, any form of art and bring knowledge and/or skills in one or more areas of Board governance and leadership: strategic planning, fiscal oversight, collaborative partnerships, fundraising, community outreach and engagement, advocacy, human resources, policy, law, IT and social media. Directors are expected to: - Attend scheduled board meetings and contribute to the mission and vision of LOUD Art Society, art and cultural growth around creativity, higher emotional intelligence and optimism in Calgary and other potential locations - To engage in generating revenue (from fundraising, collecting donations, sponsorships, membership, and sale of services) on behalf of the organization. - The Board work as a team to support a sustainable funding model that integrates important partnerships within the corporate, education, nonprofits, government and arts service communities. Treasurer The treasurer will offer guidance to the Executive Director and Director of Finance in ensuring good fiscal planning, decision-making and oversight at a governance level. Responsibilities: - Attend all board meetings - Maintain knowledge of the organization and personal commitment to its goals and objectives - Work with the chief executive and the chief financial officer to ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the board on a timely basis - Present the annual budget to the board for approval - Review the annual audit and answer board members' questions about the audit - Oversee the development of high level financial policies and their review by the board - Ensure that the board regularly monitors the organization’s financial performance and alerts it to any important discrepancies between planned and actual figures - Ensure that the organization maintains the appropriate financial books and records and that these are accurate and up-to-date - Ensure that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis - Ensure that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner - Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested - Verify that donations are handled appropriately and that grants and service delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funders - Assists the Executive Director and board chair with the development and presentation of the annual report - Present or co-present the organization’s financial report and recommend appointment or reappointment of auditor at the Annual General Meeting Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or relevant field. - Commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic directions - An understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices of a professional accounting designation may be required - An ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described - Excellent understanding of financial accounting for nonprofit organizations This is a 3 year-term position serving as a board member Prior volunteer Board or committee leadership experience in one or more relevant sectors ( art organization, business, government, philanthropy, law, not-for-profit sector) is preferred but not mandatory. LOUD Art Society is striving to build a diverse and inclusive board LOUD Art Society is an equal opportunity employer, is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourages applications from gender and sexually diverse candidates, racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas. Please visit our website to apply: https://www.loudartsociety.com/treasurer
Certification or Education Required
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or relevant field.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
As a Treasurer you will develop and improve the following skills: - The ability to work in a social profit team - Leadership - Problem solving and adaptability - Making a positive impact with your expertise - The ability to plan and prioritise work - Time management
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- Remote or online
- Flexible in schedule