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.
Location address line 1
16 Wokingham Road
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
All of these times
Additional timing details
Full board meetings quarterly and three to four panel meetings annually.
Trustee / Committee
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedLikes team workHappy to work soloAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalBusiness orientated
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Training on new accounting system available
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
1 December 2020