Commitment level: High (~1 hour a week, possibly going up to 2 hours during busy times of the year)

Job Summary: 

Are you passionate about supporting your local community and making a positive impact on the education of young minds? We are seeking a dedicated and friendly individual to join our team as a Volunteer Treasurer at the LFA Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). As the Treasurer, you will play a vital role in managing the financial aspects of our PTA, ensuring that funds are allocated wisely and transparently to enhance the educational experience of our students.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate financial records and accounts for the PTA, including income, expenses, and donations.
  • Prepare regular financial reports for the PTA meetings, providing an overview of the financial status and any budgetary updates.
  • Collaborate with the PTA committee to develop and oversee the annual budget, ensuring alignment with the PTA’s goals and objectives.
  • Manage the collection and processing of donations, fundraising proceeds, and other financial transactions.
  • Assist in the coordination of fundraising events, including the tracking of funds raised and the allocation of resources as per the PTA’s guidelines.
  • Work closely with the PTA committee¬† and school leadership team to provide financial guidance and support for various initiatives and projects.
  • Liaise with the school administration, teachers, and parents to address any financial concerns or inquiries.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable financial regulations and PTA policies.

Qualifications:

  • Strong organisational and time-management skills to effectively handle financial tasks in a timely manner.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in maintaining financial records and reports.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with PTA members, school staff, and parents.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles or a willingness to learn.
  • Reliability and commitment to fulfilling the duties of the Treasurer position.
  • Previous experience in a similar role or a background in finance or accounting is desirable but not required.
  • A genuine passion for supporting education and the growth of children.

Benefits:

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on the educational experience of students in our community.
  • Networking opportunities with parents, teachers, and school administrators.
  • Personal fulfilment through volunteering and contributing to a worthy cause.
  • Enhancing your financial management and organisational skills.
  • Looks great on your CV.

We welcome enthusiastic individuals who are willing to dedicate their time and skills to support the education of our students. If you are passionate about making a difference and possess the necessary financial acumen, we invite you to join our team as the Volunteer Treasurer of the LFA PTA. Together, we can create a nurturing and enriching environment for our children.

To register your interest in the position or ask any questions, please contact us at chair.lfa.pta@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Note: This is a volunteer position with no monetary compensation.