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Requirements:
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Qualifications: -Education in Financial Reporting -Strong communication skills (written and verbal) -Experience in fundraising and/or grant writing -Enjoy building community connections -Can work independently and in a team -Experience in being in a leadership role considered an asset
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Society Board Member Position - Treasurer

9th Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T5J 0J4 [map]
2-4 hours / weekly
1 - 2 years
After many years of outreach, advocacy and engagement, Edmonton officially become the 17th municipality and the 2nd  largest municipality in Canada to become a Fairtrade Town on September 26, 2013. A permanent committee was struck to promote continued growth in the awareness, availability and consumption of Fair Trade products in Edmonton.

On June 15, 2016, the committee became a Registered Society with the official name of Fair Trade Edmonton Council.

VISION

Fair Trade Edmonton Council aims to be a reliable resource for individuals, businesses and associations interested in Fairtrade or Fair Trade and a respected promoter of Fair Trade in Edmonton and Alberta.

MISSION

Educate: Fair Trade Edmonton Council will be a resource for associations, businesses, and individuals
Promote: Fair Trade Edmonton will be outward-looking, constantly visible to the general public, bring Fair Trade to a variety of different audiences and encourage ethical procurement practices and sourcing;
Advocate: Fair Trade Edmonton Council will focus on reaching audiences across Alberta, including but not limited to: Schools, businesses, associations, and individuals in order to encourage the use of Fair Trade products, as well as other ethical practices regarding production, sales, and sourcing of products. We will do this by participating in and organizing events, as well as attending and participating in conferences and festivals.
Collaborate: Fair Trade Edmonton Council will seek out opportunities to collaborate with other community organizations interested in ethical consumerism, social justice, human rights and/or international development.

TREASURER POSITION

Term: 1-2 years

Role:

- Act as primary liaison with our financial institution

-Research funding opportunities and apply for them 

-Connect with potential sponsors and coordinate sponsor donations and requirements

- Keep track of any group or individual transactions to ensure transparency and accuracy with any financials

- Lead and manage financial pursuits associated with Fair Trade Edmonton Council events

- Provide leadership alongside other board members to volunteers and the broader community

- Collaborate with board volunteers to set the annual direction and program goals for the chapter.

- Option to serve as an ambassador on behalf of the society and to connect with other like-minded organizations to deliver awareness events and celebrations.

- Pursue successor for the Treasurer position prior to moving on from the position, to ensure the sustainability of the organization long term.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

You are encouraged to email your resume and cover letter to info@fairtradeedmonton.ca, with the subject line: Treasurer position - please also mention what term length you're looking for (1 or 2 years) 

We thank all those who apply, though only those being considered for the position will be contacted

Due to COVID-19 this position is currently remote (but you must live in Edmonton or surrounding area)
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
This is a great position if you would like to gain experience in fundraising and financial reporting!
Requirements:
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Qualifications: -Education in Financial Reporting -Strong communication skills (written and verbal) -Experience in fundraising and/or grant writing -Enjoy building community connections -Can work independently and in a team -Experience in being in a leadership role considered an asset
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule