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Calgary Association of Freelance Editors CAFE

Board Treasurer



Company Information

The Calgary Association of Freelance Editors (CAFE) is a professional association promoting and developing freelance editors in Calgary and area. It was incorporated as a society in 1995 and in 2014 celebrated 25 years as a professional association. It has approximately 70 members and over 200 friends, affiliates and organizations from the editing, writing and literary community at large. It hosts programs such as meetings, workshops, events and activities throughout the program year (September to August). Programs provide a mix of learning, networking and social opportunities, organized tours, academic forums, skills-based working groups and workshops, and guest speakers and lectures. 

Job Description

Board Treasurer

GOAL: As a member of the board, the treasurer will provide the organization with sound financial planning and management.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The treasurer will attend monthly board meetings; maintain bank accounts in collaboration with the President; supervise all financial transactions; prepare required financial documents; and report to the board.

SPECIFIC TASKS: The treasurer will:

create a budget and provide quarterly financial status reports

complete the annual finanical report delivered at the society's AGM

maintain a snoptic ledger of financial transactions

manage the society's income, expenses, petty cash, PayPal account and bank deposits

collaborate with the Membership Coordinator on membership renewals and member event attendance fees

be one of two persons required to sign all cheques and bank withdrawals.

PREVIOUS BOARD EXPERIENCE: is not required. All board members must ecome members of the Society.


Use professional skills to sustain and grow valuable community services

Work with a group of committed leadership volunteers

Develop knowledge of the community and represent the organization in community networking

Develop a variety of skills: consultation, verbal and written communication, problem-solving, chane management and leadership

Attend society events and programs (if desired) - potential to be part of the exciting writing / editing / arts community

TIME COMMITMENT: one 2-hour board meeting per month and 6y-8 hours flex time per month

LENGTH OF TERM: This is a one or two year term, beginning in September and ending in June, with annual return preparation required by August.

EDUCATION: Accounting designation preferred but not required. References required.

Contact Information

Calgary Association of Freelance Editors CAFE
Not-for-profit and Charitable Organizations
Caralee Hubbell
Posting Date: 12-Sep-2017Not-for-profit and Charitable OrganizationsVolunteer Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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