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Board Member - Treasurer

Women Owned Narratives (WON) is a grassroots group of volunteers working together to raise the voices of women and recognize their important role in the community. We provide a community platform for healthy discussion around the opportunities and challenges facing modern women. Through accessible and inclusive programming, we empower people of all gender identities to listen, learn, and contribute to these impactful conversations. As a community, we unite to celebrate diversity and become equal advocates for gender parity.

Learn more about WON at https://womenownednarratives.ca/.

Women Owned Narratives presents a powerful opportunity to make a lasting impact on the lives of women across the globe by amplifying their voices and stories. By volunteering or sponsoring our initiatives, you will be directly contributing to creating a more inclusive and equitable society that values every individual’s unique experiences.

In a world where women’s voices have been historically underrepresented, Women Owned Narratives serves as a beacon of hope and empowerment. Our grassroots organization brings together volunteers passionate about fostering community, promoting inclusion, and celebrating diversity. Your involvement will enable us to create safe spaces for women to share their stories, fostering connections and inspiring others through the transformative power of storytelling.

We especially encourage youth ages 18-30 to apply. We are enthusiastic about creating opportunities for youth to grow their skills, expertise, and voices. Whether you are just starting to build your resume or are in the middle of a career change, WON would like to help you prepare for the next steps.

The Treasurer will offer guidance to the Board of Directors in ensuring good fiscal planning, decision-making, and oversight at a governance level. The Treasurer is automatically a member of the Executive Committee and will chair the Finance and Audit Committee (if applicable).

The Treasurer must:
- Oversee the development of high-level financial policies and their review by the Board of Directors.
- Prepare and present regular reports (e.g., annual budget, monthly or quarterly financial statements) to the Board of Directors on the financial state of the organization.
- Keep accurate financial records for the organization.
- Act as a signing officer, with the President, for cheques and other documents.
- Deposit and issue money, drafts, and checks in the name of the organization as ordered by the Board of Directors.
- Supervise the bookkeeper (if applicable) and enter all transactions in the journal and balances monthly.
- Ensure that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis and that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner.
- Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested.
- Perform other duties prescribed by the Board or by the President.
- Verify that donations are handled and appropriately and that grants and service delivery contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funders.

- Commitment to the organization’s mission and strategic directions
- Understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices (CPA designation asset)
- Attendance at Board meetings, committee meetings when needed, and Annual General Meetings
- Ability to commit the time required to fulfill the responsibilities described above
- Support of and participation in special events and fundraising activities

While we are based in Alberta, the role is open to anyone across Canada who can commit to the role.

Apply through the Google form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfx_RMwyuzqajh5F5PrumdpuZkXBMO8X1AV8kdkhNjt6KrEsw/viewform?usp=sharing.

Applications are open until the position is filled. For any questions, reach out to info@womenownednarratives.com.
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