Board Treasurer Volunteer Position


The primary responsibilities of a FAM board member are:

  • Take care of the organization by ensuring prudent use of all assets, and provide oversight for all activities to make certain they advance FAM’s mission, vision, values, effectiveness, and sustainability.
  • Invest the time and energy necessary to be a committed and productive member of the board, including attending regular board meetings, and sharing the workload through participation on standing and ad-hoc committees.
  • Ensure effective organizational planning by creating and implementing a strategic plan, and fine-tune and overhaul the plan every 3-5 years.
  • Raise money for FAM and make personal contributions to FAM.
  • Monitor and become familiar with FAM’s project and grantees; considering unlimited requests for support and limited resources, determine FAM’s funding priorities.
  • Make decisions in the best interest of the nonprofit corporation; not in his or her self-interest.
  • Annually reflect on how the board is meeting its responsibilities, and evaluate the executive director’s performance.
  • Ensure that FAM, as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation, obeys applicable laws and acts in accordance with ethical practices and activities that advance its mission.

The key responsibilities of the FAM Treasurer are:

  • Provide financial leadership to the organization
  • Manage and have oversight of all aspects of FAM’s finances
  • Prepare a useful and user-friendly annual budget, and communicate and translate budget information to the board (budgets are the financial version of a strategic plan)
  • Convey reliable and timely information on the financial status of the organization to the board

Additional requirements for the role of FAM treasurer are:

  • Have a fluent working knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Prepare quarterly income and expense reports for the board
  • Reconcile monthly bank activity
  • Complete annual nonprofit tax filing
  • Work with the executive director on organizational donations, bank deposits, classification of receipts, and grantee disbursements

To apply:

To apply or express interest in this position use this link to Contact Us. A board memeber or the Executive Director will contact you to follow up. This position is currently open.