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Adventure Service Challenge (Registered Charity number 292690)
TREASURER REQUIRED (Voluntary Post)
Location: Wiltshire and the South West
Time Scale: Effective from January 2018 with hand-over for Annual Accounts 2017 - 2018
Annual Budget: £6000 - £10000
Working in support of our friendly and experienced trustees alongside the General Secretary, you will be accountable for all financial activities involved with the running of the Adventure Service Challenge charity.
Adventure Service Challenge (www.asc-scheme.org.uk ) is a very small national charity which provides a 3-fold integrated programme of support to children and young people at Key Stage 1 and 2 and beyond. Established in 1960 the resources provide support to schools, teachers and leaders, clubs, and community groups across the UK mainly in the areas of Personal Social and Health Education and Citizenship. The scheme provides unrivalled support to children aged 8 - 14 and beyond and is highly regarded in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) forums. It is recommended by and leads to the Duke of Edinburgh award for which it is uniquely placed.
As Treasurer though not a Trustee, you will be responsible for advising the Trustees on all financial matters as well as the preparation of management and statutory accounts. We are therefore looking for someone with the relevant financial skills and experience to be able to perform all functional activities whilst also enjoying the opportunity to contribute to the wider strategic development of the charity.
The role involves attendance of at least 4 Trustee meetings per year (currently held in the Salisbury area), on Saturday mornings, with an average duration of 1.5 hours). There is also a time commitment beyond the Trustee meetings – of around one day per month, including some time working to prepare annual accounts and liaising with the Auditors, the General Secretary, and the Charity Commissioners.