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  • Honorary Treasurer
    with Bread for Good Community Benefit Society

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO75924 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:They are a charitable collaborative project to re-establish a Scottish flour and bread supply that is healthy, equitable, locally controlled and sustainable . They aim to build capacity and support for communities through promoting strong local economies and developing the infrastructure for more nutritious and digestible bread.Their work grows out of more than forty years of pioneering baking and campaigning by Andrew Whitley (author of Bread Matters) The society is overseen by a Board of Directors with wide experience. If you have a few hours each month to volunteer, if you are someone with a background in accounting or experience in financial oversight (in particular with Community Benefit Societies and/or charities) we would like to hear from you. The Treasurer will be responsible for timely payments of invoices via online banking, oversight of the accounts, preparing annual accounts, supporting annual return to OSCR, reporting to HMRC on payment of interests, dividends, reporting on financial matters to members. If you are interested in this role, please send a short statement explaining your relevant experience and reasons for wanting to join the Board along with your CV to [email protected]

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Experience of working as an accountant and/or treasurer of a charity

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:No details were provided - contact us to find out more.

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBoard Meetings are mainly held in Edinburgh but sometimes at The Bowhouse, St Monans, Fife.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

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