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Volunteer RNLI Gravesend Lifeboat Station Fundraising Treasurer

RNLI London


Posted over 30 days ago...

The Gravesend RNLI Lifeboat Station fundraising group is currently recruiting a volunteer treasurer 


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Gravesend, DA12 2BG

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are a friendly and very welcoming group of RNLI supporters in working in the Gravesend region working with the operational crew to support our local RNLI lifeboat station. We are currently recruiting a Treasurer to undertake our accounting and prepare a report on a monthly basis to ensure the group is kept up to date with finances. We anticipate this as being a commitment of around 3 - 4 hours per month on a flexible basis to suit your availability. The team also meets on a 6 weekly basis in Gravesend, so attendance at these meetings is also a key part of the role. The group runs fundraising and awareness events (regattas, golf days, auctions amongst events currently at planning stages) as well as managing local partnerships, so any support the incoming treasurer felt able to provide for these would be enormously helpful in increasing our capacity.        We anticipate it being a weekly commitment of around 2-3 hours usually - but this is very flexible. The monthly meeting date and time is negotiated between us, but any other volunteering can be carried out on an ad hoc basis to suit you. What do you need for this role? • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills. • Good IT skills with access to the internet and email. • Confident handling cash. • Organisational and administrative skills. • Ability to delegate. What’s in it for you? • Join an inclusive and diverse organisation • Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference • Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV • Gain the satisfaction of giving back • Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses paid  

What are we looking for?

Good interpersonal skills Happy working as part of a team Well organised Basic IT literacy Basic accounting experience   

What difference will you make?

The impact you will make You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea and on the Thames by carrying out and supporting vital fundraising activity in your local community. What you will be doing Managing the accounting for the Gravesend Station fundraising branch Maintaining accurate financial records using Salesforce (full training provided) Preparation and presentation of a report for the branch meetings - currently every 6 weeks Acting as a signatory for cheque payments and allocating incoming payments Encouraging and welcoming new members and supporters into the RNLI, driving our One Crew ethos. Supporting with planning and running events where possible  Working closely with the  Gravesend Lifeboat station team


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