Job Description

JOB TITLE: Treasurer and Trustee

ACCOUNTABLE TO:  Chair of Trustees

LIAISON WITH:  Trustees, Staff, Auditors, Stakeholders, General Public


  • As a Trustee of everyFAMILY, working with other Trustees to provide leadership, challenge, strategic direction and commitment to the financial viability of the organisation
  • Providing support to the Director, Business Support Team and other members of staff as required
  • Attending Board meetings (11 p.a.), and other sub-committee meetings as may be required. (Sub-committees will be convened as required)
  • Monthly scrutiny of Management Accounts
  • Involvement in Annual Statutory Audit
  • Work with Business Support Team to review and challenge the annual budget and half year forecast
  • Review statutory accounts prior to AGM, and write and present the Treasurer’s report at the AGM
  • Lead the Finance Sub-committee when required to focus on particular matters
  • Acting as an ambassador for everyFAMILY
  • Representing everyFAMILY at events and other gatherings as required
  • Participating in other activities relating to the work of everyFAMILY, as agreed with the Chair of Trustees, and taking a significant role in at least one of the following areas:
    • Staff support
    • Fundraising

Please note: See Trustee Induction pack for full list of trustee responsibilities.


Essential characteristics

  • Knowledge

 Must be able to demonstrate an interest, involvement in, or experience of the voluntary sector

  • Personal skills

Strategic vision

Good, independent judgement

Ability to work effectively as a member of a team

Prepared to challenge and question

Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to BHCC

  • Finance

Financial background e.g. Accountant, Treasurer

  • Communication

Must be able to present information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Equal Opportunities

Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities in relation to the work of everyFAMILY

  • General

Must support the values, aims and objectives of everyFAMILY

Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship

Must have a flexible approach to new initiatives

Desirable characteristics

  • being a parent
  • fundraising, PR, marketing and communications
  • business development and social enterprises
  • issues facing practitioners working in Childcare and Family Support
  • issues relating to the voluntary sector
  • practical knowledge and experience of working at Board level

Apply for this position


Please provide details and dates of education with any qualifications achieved and grades, including further & Higher education.

Full record of secondary schools, colleges or universities attended - Full or part time - From (mm/yy) - To (mm-yy) - Exams passed and qualifications gained (including NVQs) including grades. Please enumerate the list, for example:

1. Clifton High School - Full time - 02/89 - 05/96 - Graduated with honors


Please provide details of Professional Qualifications/ Training


Please describe in detail your most recent employment, including areas of responsibility, duties and dates employed.

Employment history

Please provide details and dates of your full employment history since leaving full-time education. This needs to be in chronological order, include dates and reasons for leaving. (Please enumerate the list.)

Gaps in employment or training (if applicable)

If there are any gaps in your employment history since leaving full-time education please provide details below. If you have no gaps please skip this question.

Date from - Date to - Reason for gap

Supporting information - we use this section for shortlisting purposes

Please explain how you meet the essential criteria for this position, giving examples where possible from your experiences. If you meet any of the desirable criteria please also cite this.


Please state the names of 2 professional referees (who are not friends or relatives) At least one referee should be your present/last employer or school Please note if you are shortlisted, we will contact your referees prior to interview. Unless you specify otherwise, in writing, we reserve the right to contact any of your previous employers. (Please enumerate the list)

1. Name & Address - Telephone number - e-mail - Job Title - Relationship to you

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

All posts involving direct contact with vulnerable children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.

Drop files here or click to uploadMaximum allowed file size is 25 MB.
Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx

Equal Opportunities in Recruitment Processes


With reference to the Disability Discrimination Act definition


How would you describe your religion/belief?

Sexual orientation

How would you describe your sexual orientation?

About This Information

The collection of equalities information conforms with employment provisions in the Sex Discrimination Act (1975), the Race Relations Act (1976) and the Disability Discrimination Act (1995).