(Guelph Wellington Seniors Association)

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Position ID: V-GUE0012 Last Modified: 10 May 2022 Last Full Update: 10 May 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementBe Active. Get Involved. Make Friends.
ContactBecky MacDonald, Volunteer Coordinator, City of Guelph; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2096; Email:
Duties1. Be a Signing Officer for the GWSA accounts and contracts. 
2. Attend the Finance Committee meetings. 
3. Provide leadership to the Financial Administrator, reporting to the Human Resources Committee as necessary. 
4. Take leadership role in the Finance Committee’s preparation of the annual budget for approval by the Board. 
5. Serve as a liaison to auditors for the GWSA. 
6. Consult the IT Coordinator to make recommendations to the Finance Committee regarding updates to computer hardware and financial software. 
7. Report financial results to the membership at the Annual General Meeting. 
8. Attend or arrange a designate to attend monthly meetings of the Board of Directors to present monthly financial reports and provide guidance for the financial management of the organization 
9. Review most recent Board minutes upon receipt and take any action assigned. 
10. Participate in self-development training, where appropriate. 
11. Perform other duties as may be from time to time, assigned by the Board or President. 
12. Update and maintain the GWSA Accounting and Budget Procedures document.  
13. Maintain the GWSA charitable registration. Ensure that the government information return (together with  
financial statements and required attachments) is filed no later than six months after the end of the GWSA's fiscal period. 
14. Adhere to code of confidentiality
Sustainable Development GoalsGood Health and Well-Being
Benefits- utilize your skills 
- make friends 
- work with a great team of volunteers 
- give back to the older adult community
Clientsmembership 55+
Suitable ForSeniors (55+)
Areas of InterestCommittees ; Finance / Cash Handling
Skills/ExperienceAccounting & Finance ; Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Planning & Organizing ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Writing & Editing ; - Background in Finance and Business 
- Some formal accounting training 
- High level of organizational skills and attention to detail 
- Ability to work well with people 
- Computer literate, excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word and QuickBooks
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours6 / Month
Dates and TimesWednesday: Morning 
Board meeting is on the 3rd Wednesday in the morning. Finance Committee meets once a month.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
Number of PositionsGuelph 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit
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Start DateOn or after 30 May 2022
Display Until29 Jul 2022
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Organization NameGuelph Wellington Seniors Association
Office PhoneEvergreen Centre 519-823-1291
Address & Map
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
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