Volunteer: Group Treasurer

Posted by Andrew Hobson Wednesday, 17 October 2012

We now have a vacancy for a volunteer to help support our group.  There are more details of the role below.  If you think you can help with this, let us know.

Role: Group Treasurer


  • To ensure efficient and effective administration of group financial affairs

What would I have to do?

  • Maintain group accounts
  • Support sections' accounts
  • Receive and pay in members' subscriptions and other monies
  • Signatory to Group Bank Accounts
    • Issue funds to group sections
    • Reimburse receipted expenses
    • Pay group bills (Insurance, Rent, HQ Membership, etc)
  • Compile and submit Gift Aid claim
  • Support Applications for Grants
  • Attend group executive meetings

What support will I get?

  • Support from Group Scout Leader and Section leaders
  • Support and guidance from outgoing group treasurer
  • Online accounts spreadsheets
  • Online subs recording and gift aid spreadsheets
  • Agreed systems and processes to simplify work
  • Training from Scout district and HQ factsheets
  • Charity Trustee training
  • Any minor expenses incurred will be paid 

What skills/time/equipment do I need?

  • Internet access
  • Good cash management skills
  • Medium time commitment
    • Attendance at 5 x 1h30 meetings on alternate months (Weds evening)
    • Attendance at Group Annual General Meeting
    • Record and bank members subs at the start of each school term
    • Issue monies to sections and individuals as required 
    • Submission of Gift Aid claim once per year
  • This role will require a CRB check

How long is the job for?

  • This is an elected role for a 12 month term
  • you may choose to stand for election again at that time