Treasurer Trustee Opportunity

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Do you have financial expertise and a desire to support adults with learning disabilities? The Bridge Project is currently seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to join our team as Treasurer Trustee.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute your financial skills and leadership experience to a dynamic and impactful charity dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults with learning disabilities. As Treasurer Trustee, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the effective management of our finances, guiding strategic decision making, and advancing our mission of inclusivity and empowerment. If you are committed to driving positive change and making a meaningful impact, we invite you to apply for this rewarding volunteer position.

About The Bridge Project:
The Bridge Project is a registered charity dedicated to supporting adults with learning disabilities in our community. We provide a range of services and activities aimed at enhancing the lives and independence of our community.

Financial Oversight: Provide financial expertise and oversight to ensure the effective management of the charity’s finances.
Financial Planning: Work closely with the board and management team to develop and monitor budgets, financial plans, and investment strategies.
Financial Reporting: Prepare and present financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual statements, to the board of trustees.
Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, including charity law, accounting standards, and reporting requirements.
Risk Management: Identify and mitigate financial risks, ensuring the charity’s financial stability and sustainability.
Advisory Role: Provide advice and guidance to the board on financial matters, contributing to strategic decision-making and planning.

Financial Expertise: A strong background in finance, accounting, or related fields, with experience in financial management and reporting.
Understanding of Charity Governance: Familiarity with charity governance principles, regulations, and best practices.
Commitment to the Charity’s Mission: A genuine interest in and commitment to supporting adults with learning disabilities and advancing the charity’s mission.
Integrity and Accountability: High levels of integrity, honesty, and accountability in managing the charity’s finances.
Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively with the board of trustees, staff, and volunteers, contributing constructively to discussions and decision-making.
Good Communication Skills: Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain financial concepts clearly to non-financial stakeholders.

Time Commitment:
Board Meetings: Attend quarterly board meetings, typically lasting 2-3 hours each.
Financial Reporting: Dedicate additional time to review financial reports, prepare presentations, and participate in financial discussions outside of board meetings.
Ad Hoc Responsibilities: Be available to address financial matters and provide advice as needed between board meetings.
Estimated Time: Approximately 8-10 hours per month, including board meetings and additional responsibilities.

Personal benefits:
Meaningful Impact: Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of adults with learning disabilities and contribute to the community in a meaningful way.
Professional Development: Gain valuable experience in charity governance, financial management, and leadership skills, enhancing your professional profile and expertise.
Networking Opportunities: Connect with a diverse network of professionals, stakeholders, and fellow trustees, expanding your professional network and
opportunities for collaboration.
Personal Fulfilment: Experience the satisfaction of knowing that your skills and expertise are directly contributing to the success and sustainability of a vital community organisation.
Learning and Growth: Continuous learning and growth opportunities through exposure to diverse perspectives, challenges, and strategic decision-making processes.
Leadership Experience: Develop and hone leadership skills by serving as a trusted advisor and decision-maker within the charity’s leadership team.
Flexibility and Autonomy: Enjoy a flexible role that allows you to contribute your expertise on your own schedule, balancing your commitments with other personal and professional responsibilities.
Recognition and Appreciation: Receive recognition and appreciation from the board, staff, members, and the wider community for your contributions to the charity’s success and impact.
Social Impact: Join a passionate and dedicated team of trustees, staff, and volunteers united by a shared commitment to social impact and inclusivity.
Personal Satisfaction: Experience a sense of personal satisfaction and fulfilment knowing that you are part of an organization that is positively changing lives and making a difference in the world

Application Process:
If you are interested in applying for the Treasurer Trustee role at The Bridge Project, please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and motivation for joining the charity’s board of trustees to