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Bring your financial knowledge and experience the the board of Reading’s oldest charity

Trustee / Committee volunteer needed for Reading Dispensary Trust in RG6

Formed in 1802, Reading Dispensary Trust is a medical charity that makes grants for equipment and services not available through statutory sources to those suffering from physical,  mental illness or disability. In 2020 the trust has given approaching £2 million in grants to those in need locally, via referrals from local organisations.

 

We are seeking a volunteer with financial skills and experience to join the trust’s board, the role will involve:

  • Overseeing the finances of Reading’s oldest charity.
  • Ensuring proper records are kept and that financial procedures are in place.
  • Monitoring and reporting on the financial health of the charity.
  • Overseeing the production of the necessary financial reports/returns, accounts and audits and report to trustees.

We are seeking a volunteer with good communication skills, an understanding of basic book-keeping and a willingness to lead on the financial aspects of the charity.

 

Contact person firstname
Jean Turton, Chair of Trustees
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
01189265698
Contact instructions?
Please send and email to the above email address in the first instance
Location address line 1
16 Wokingham Road
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG6 1JQ

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Tue AM
Availability required
All of these times
Additional timing details
Full board meetings quarterly and three to four panel meetings annually.
Task type?
Trustee / Committee
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedHappy to work soloAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalBusiness orientated
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Training on new accounting system available
Is support given?
No
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
1
Opportunity added on
1 December 2020

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