Board of Directors - Treasurer
Camp Fircom (fircom.ca) is seeking a new board member to join them in holding the vision of the camp while also filling the role of treasurer. The right candidate will be well versed in understanding financial statements and best practices, while also being committed to Fircom’s mission: To create communities of belonging and experiences to grow on.
While much of the financial work of the Camp Fircom Society is completed by the executive director and the staff, the treasurer is a key piece of the financial team in providing monthly oversight to staff and insight to the board. The treasurer will review the profit loss and trial balance prepared by the executive director prior to each board meeting. They will then ask questions of staff as needed and report on the overall financial health of Fircom to the board.
The day-to-day financial operations of payroll, payables, and remittances are fulfilled by Camp Fircom accountant and bookkeeper. Billing and collecting receivables are responsibilities carried out by Fircom's managers and administrative assistant. Monthly financial reports are completed by the executive director and reviewed by the treasurer prior to the monthly meetings of the board of directors.
The volunteer treasurer has three duties, as laid out in the Society’s by-laws:
- Keep the financial records, including book of account, necessary to comply with the Society Act
- Provide financial statements to the Directors, members and others when required
- Present reviewed financial statements to the society members at the Annual General Meeting.
- Current thorough knowledge of accounting practices;
- Ability to work as part of a team and strong communicator;
- Active volunteer;
- Knowledge of board governance.
Camp Fircom Mission Statement and Values
Camp Fircom acknowledges that it operates on unceded Coast Salish Territories.
To create communities of belonging and experiences to grow on.
Accessibility-We provide opportunities for people of all income levels to experience our summer camp programs.
Belonging-We create an environment of acceptance, safety, and belonging for everyone that is inclusive of all ages, ethnicities, races, genders, gender expression, sexuality, and ability.
Spirituality-Grounded in United Church values, we welcome people of all faith traditions, or no faith tradition, to explore and express their own spirituality.
Nature-We promote the intrinsic value of nature and strive to be stewards of the natural environment.
Learning-We provide opportunities to learn life and work skills through experiences that range from fun, to challenge, to reflection.
Healthy Living- We foster balanced lifestyles through physical exercise, nutritious food, rest, and joyful activity.