RSPB Local Group Treasurer - Norwich

Got some extra time and want to help out by volunteering with our RSPB Norwich Local Group?

Friday 2 April 2021
Vacancy type:
Volunteering at home, Community groups
At home

What we're looking for

RSPB Local Groups are community-based groups run by volunteers, promoting the aims and objectives of the RSPB in your local community by running popular events and activities like indoor talks and local walks, as well as fundraising and attending local community events. The role of Treasurer is essential in ensuring the group operates effectively, and we need an enthusiastic and conscientious individual to be responsible for managing the accounts for our RSPB Norwich Local Group! Get in touch via email if you'd like to find out more! Responsibilities: Collect and bank income from group activities, including RSPB sales work, ensuring a stock check is done at the end of the financial year. Ensure all income and expenditure is recorded and present a yearly financial report to the group membership, ensuring accounts are audited. Monitor group finances regularly and advise the group committee on the financial implications of their activities. Complete an annual financial return each year and return it to the RSPB finance department.

The skills you need

Confident keeping simple accounts and handling and accounting for charity money. Aims for high standards of efficiency, reliability and quality. Computer literate with internet and email access and knowledge of MS Excel. Willing to adhere to RSPB policies and procedures whilst volunteering and co-operate with members of staff to achieve the aims of the charity. Must be a member of the RSPB or willing to become one. Willing to attend a one day training course in your first year as Treasurer.

Your time

4-6 hours per month.
Maximum five year term of office
All year round

What's in it for you?

This is a great opportunity for you to make a valuable contribution to the behind-the-scenes work of the Local Group. Having fun and knowing you are enthusing people about the joys of nature. We can help you gain skills and give you a valuable insight into our work, and you'll gain the satisfaction of ensuring the group functions effectively to fulfil the aims of the RSPB and work to save nature.

How to apply


George LeeHarris, At home
Email: George.LeeHarris@RSPB.ORG.UK


Appropriate training will be provided and expenses will be re-imbursed where necessary. The RSPB is the UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for all of us. We belong to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations. Your time and skills could make a real difference to the work of the RSPB and it would be great if you could join us.

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