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Position: Board Treasurer
Type: board of directors opportunity / volunteer
Organization: Ecology Action Centre
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Time Commitment: 5 - 8 hours per month

Term: Three or Six years (beginning September 2018)

The Treasurer is a key member of the financial team at the EAC. The Treasurer works closely with the Financial Director (FD) to ensure responsible and transparent financial management of the Centre. The Treasurer is responsible for:

  • Advising Board and Financial Director on financial matters
  • Reviewing draft of the annual EAC budget (prepared by FD)
  • Reviewing and signing off on the annual charitable return (prepared by FD) and being aware of the annual audit process (all audit back-up completed by FD)
  • Participating in risk management discussions and processes
  • Coordinating annual review of the FD’s position
  • Attending monthly board meetings (held fourth Monday of each month at 7 pm) and monthly Executive meetings
  • Participating in Board activities such as annual EAC retreat


  • Member of Ecology Action Centre
  • An accounting designation
  • Familiarity with non-profit accounting an asset
  • Interest in being an active member of a team
  • Previous experience serving on a board an asset

Contact: Carla Vandenberg, Financial Director,, 902-442-0254

To apply: Please email Carla, expressing your interest in the position and include a brief summary of your background and qualifications.

The Ecology Action Centre is committed to equity and encourages applications from individuals in traditionally marginalized groups such as: racialized people, Indigenous people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and queer people, and persons with disabilities. We encourage applicants to self-identify if they are a member of a marginalized community. Diversity is a stated value of the Ecology Action Centre. Moreover, diversity in the EAC community is a strength that we seek to cultivate.

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GoodWork ID: 47213       Date posted to Aug 9 2018