Volunteer Role Description for

Board Treasurer

Role Summary

The Dorothy Parkes Centre is seeking to appoint a community minded individual to join us on our Board, taking on the role of Treasurer.

Role of a Treasurer

  • Being responsible for handling the organisation’s finances/account books and holding them.
  • Report the organisation’s financial transactions at board/finance meetings.
  • Advise the organisation on whether we need to cut back on activities and which funding is required to cover which costs.
  • The Treasurer will keep/maintain all receipts and invoices.
  • The Treasurer is expected to bank the group’s income.

Relevant experience/skills

Previous experience of working with finances to include confidence in handling figures and cash, would be advantageous. You will need to bring a certain level of experience and know-how to the role to ensure the continued financial success of the Dorothy Parkes Centre. You can learn new skills with like-minded individuals, support the development of the organisation and community activities taking place within the Centre.

Training and support

We have an induction process, during which we give volunteers the information we believe they need to enjoy their time with us. The Community Navigator will give volunteers any specific information they need before starting. Volunteers are encouraged to bring up any concerns or questions as soon as they arise and make an input into the overall development of our Centre.


Board meetings take place monthly between the hours of 7pm - 9pm.

Additional information

Meetings are held at The Vicarage, 69 South Road, Smethwick, B67 7BP

Main point of contact/supervisor

Community Navigator

CEO Robert Bruce

Please complete an enquiry form if you are interested in volunteering for this position.