Call for Applications: Treasurer of Board

Triangle Project
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Other

Triangle Project’s Management Board is looking for a new Board member to fill the position of Treasurer.

Triangle Project is an LGBTI human rights organization which has been working in the Western Cape for 35 years and for the last 20 years has been expanding our footprint and reach into the Western Cape’s rural and peri-urban areas. 
 
Triangle Project is committed to ensuring equality for LGBTI people in the Western Cape and in the rest of South Africa. Our work is concentrated around LGBTI community development and leadership building; the sexual and reproductive health and rights of LGBTI persons; addressing gender-based violence against LGBTI persons; and LGBTI citizenship, which includes the right to access services and participate fully in the political, economic and social arenas within broader South African society. 
 
We achieve this work through three intersecting programmes: The Community Engagement and Empowerment Programme (CEEP); the Health and Support Services Programme (HSSP); and the Research, Advocacy and Policy Programme (RAP). 
 
The Board of Trustees of Triangle Project is looking to expand, and is seeking a new Board member to fill the position of the Treasurer. This is a voluntary, unpaid position.
 
Main duties of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees

  • Coordinate and ensure the financial oversight and financial health of the organization for the board;
  • Attend quarterly Board meetings;
  • Review financial reports, budgets, and annual audits;
  • Advise on budget and financial decisions as needed and build financial capacity in the organization;
  • Support the Director of the organization in developing and implementing a financial sustainability plan.

Requirements for interested applicants:

  • Demonstrable experience in financial management and/ or accounting;
  • Understanding of accounting for nonprofits; 
  • Knowledge of donor- and other alternative funding opportunities;
  • Passion for LGBTI rights advocacy and work;
  • Demonstrable experience towards succeeding in the duties described above;
  • Based in the Western Cape and able to attend Board meetings in Cape Town in person.

We strongly encourage Black South Africans to apply.
 
If you are interested, please send the following documents to the current treasurer of the Board, Lorenzo Wakefield (lorenzowakefield@yahoo.com) by 17 May 2018.

  • Cover letter, outlining how you meet the requirements and why you are interested in the Board member position (1 page)
  • Three-page CV
  • Two contactable references

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Triangle Project does not offer remuneration for board members. 

For more information on Triangle Project visit www.triangle.org.za
 
To view other opportunities, refer to www.ngopulse.org/group/home-page/other-opportunities

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