Closing in 5 days
London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary, Four meetings a year & occasional other meetings
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Tibet Relief Fund is seeking treasurer trustee ...

Do you have a financial background and interest in the charity sector or Tibet? Would you like to make a valuable difference using your finance skills and experience? If you do, then don’t miss this exciting opportunity!

We are looking for a new treasurer trustee for our Board (a voluntary position). As a treasurer, you will have significant professional experience working in a financial setting and be sympathetic to the operations of a charity. Your main duties will be to oversee the charity’s finances, ensure best practice is followed, to support the CEO in preparing budgets and financial reports, and to advise other trustees on financial matters. It would be useful if you were a qualified accountant, but the most important attribute is your knowledge and understanding of financial good practice.

As a trustee, you will be a custodian of our vision, mission and values. You will provide an external viewpoint to help us maximise our potential. Using your skills, experience and contacts, you will actively participate in the advancement and growth of the charity.

If this sounds like something you would enjoy, it would be great to hear from you. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and/or have experience of the work we do and the people we work with.

A more detailed breakdown of responsibilities is given on our Job Description.

Background: Founded in 1959, Tibet Relief Fund is a well-established and dynamic charity that empowers Tibetans to build sustainable communities and better futures through education and innovative practical grassroots initiatives. We work closely with a number of partner organisations, mainly in India and Nepal, and run an active sponsorship programme. 

Statement on diversity: Tibet Relief Fund is committed to valuing diversity and equality of opportunity for employment, career and personal development. We believe that people from different backgrounds bring perspectives and skills that create fresh ideas, thinking and approaches that make the way work is undertaken more effective and efficient. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. 

Statement on safeguarding: Tibet Relief Fund is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process, in accordance with this commitment and our Safeguarding Policy.

Hours: Board meetings are generally held four times a year. In addition to the quarterly board meetings, there will be additional meetings and communication with the CEO. Sometimes, you will also be asked to help or advise on matters relating to your areas of expertise. 

Term: Three years; for not more than two consecutive terms. 

Salary: This position is voluntary, with no remuneration. Reasonable travel and other out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out this role will be covered. 

Interested? 

To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter outlining in no more than 500 words your core skills and why you would strengthen our board.

Deadline for applications: 11:59 Sunday 14th August

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More about Tibet Relief Fund

Founded in 1959, Tibet Relief Fund has worked with Tibetans for over 60 years. Through innovative grassroots initiatives and long-term projects... Read more

Refreshed on: 24 June 2022
Closing date: 14 August 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: Treasurer 0722
Tags: Finance, Trustees

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