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Central Otago Victim Support Treasurer


Victim Support


Committee & Board




Home Based, Alexandra, Cromwell

Victim Support is an independent incorporated society that provides a free 24 / 7 community response to help victims of serious crime and trauma. Volunteers are at the heart of our service.

Their free service provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims. This support helps victims find strength, hope and safety in the face of grief and trauma at what may be the worst time of their life.

A treasurer is being sought to manage all aspects of finances for the group, reporting to the committee at bi-monthly meetings, and preparing the annual accounts for review and any other financial matters that may arise.

The treasurer will also be required to:

  • assist in applications and reporting to funding providers, using statistics maintained throughout the year.
  • prepare annual accounts for review, as soon as possible after the end of the financial year, ensuring that the format meets the requirements for
    reporting to the Charities Commission
  • file the approved annual accounts with the Charities Commission.
  • be one of three signatories operating bank accounts.
  • maintain confidentiality in respect of those who are supported through this organisation.
  • present the annual accounts at the AGM
  • receipt and payment of invoices
  • recording of Central Lakes Trust funds used
  • applications for credit accounts


Ideally the treasurer will have experience in the use of: Xero, Excel and accounting processes.

The wider committee would also assume the treasurer has an interest or passion about the work of Victim Support and are happy to take part in the bi monthly meetings, to contribute to the wider discussions and enjoy being part of the team.

The role of Treasurer is a voluntary position, however a quarterly honorarium is paid to cover the costs accumulated when working from home, and in appreciation of time given to this organisation.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

The treasurer is expected to attend bi monthly meetings of up to two hours and additional work in between meetings is expected to take approximately 8 hours a month on average.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

Ref: 2215

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