Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (🌿 Join Our Board and Shape Tomorrow’s Green Legacy! 🌿)

Organization Name: Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc.
Opportunity Title: 🌿 Join Our Board and Shape Tomorrow’s Green Legacy! 🌿
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: September 21, 2023
End Date: September 22, 2025

  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
Opportunity Description:

🌿 Join Our Board and Shape Tomorrow’s Green Legacy! 🌿 Visit our website to learn more or and apply today via email  Our Annual General Meeting is Thu, Sep 21, 2023 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CST when elections are held.  email your intentions that you would like to join!  It is preferred that you are a citizen of Saskatoon. Our meetings are held virtually the second Thursday of the month over zoom, access to zoom is necessary.  Volunteers sitting as Members of the Board are also welcome and invited  to join! Experience is wonderful, yet we can provide training. A bookkeeper’s duties include: Basic data entry. Bookkeepers record all of the expenses, donations, transactions, and other financial data in an organized software solution or spreadsheet. Recording one side of a transaction. For example, a bookkeeper will pay bills for the  necessary operational expenses. Writing checks and making deposits. Nonprofit bookkeepers handle general payments and deposits. Then, they record this data in the organization’s chart of accounts. Allocating costs. Nonprofit bookkeepers must make the necessary allocations to keep expenses organized. For instance, bookkeepers may allocate costs by program, administrative, and fundraising. BENEFITS FOR YOU! Environmental Impact: Contribute to the preservation and enhancement of a diverse ecosystem spanning woodlands, meadows, and wetlands. Contribute to Conservation: Play a direct role in protecting biodiversity and maintaining a thriving habitat for local wildlife. Purpose-Driven Work: Experience the fulfillment of working for a cause that goes beyond profits, making a positive difference in the world. Variety of Duties: Engage in diverse tasks, from financial recordkeeping to budget management and financial reporting. Professional Growth: Enhance your bookkeeping skills while acquiring a deeper understanding of non-profit financial management. Collaborative Environment: Be part of a passionate team working together toward a common goal of environmental preservation. Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, including fellow team members, volunteers, and supporters. Strengthening Communities: Contribute to the well-being of local communities by ensuring the sustainability of greenspaces. Personal Fulfillment: Witness the positive outcomes of your financial contributions as the greenspace thrives and evolves. Hands-On Learning: Gain insight into the complexities of managing finances for a non-profit organization. Sense of Ownership: See your efforts directly impact the organization’s operations, growth, and mission advancement. Skill Enhancement: Develop organization, communication, and analytical skills while managing financial data. Flexible Work Environment: Enjoy the flexibility of managing financial responsibilities on-site or remotely. Diverse Challenges: Encounter unique financial challenges and problem-solving opportunities inherent to non-profit organizations. Contributing to Education: Help facilitate educational programs and workshops within the greenspace for local communities. Personal Growth: Broaden your perspective on environmental conservation and sustainability efforts. Positive Reputation: Contribute to the charity’s positive reputation as a responsible and transparent steward of resources. Inspiration: Gain inspiration from the greenspace’s natural beauty and the impact of your work on its preservation. Inclusivity: Support accessibility and inclusivity initiatives, making the greenspace a welcoming place for all. Work-Life Balance: Enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to a meaningful cause while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Environmental Awareness: Develop a deeper understanding of local ecosystems and their role in global sustainability. Appreciation of Nature: Immerse yourself in the greenspace’s serenity, fostering a greater appreciation for nature. Contributing to History: Be part of the organization’s history as it nurtures a legacy of environmental stewardship. Positive Community Engagement: Contribute to building a strong sense of community and pride around the greenspace. Personal Satisfaction: Experience personal satisfaction and pride in knowing that your financial expertise directly impacts the preservation of a valuable greenspace.   Join us in our mission to protect, nurture, and sustain our greenspace and make a lasting impact on our environment and communities.

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