Assistant Treasurer

The Assistant Treasurer is a volunteer Officer position on the OWCA Executive Board.


Position Details

  • Length of term: 2 years (January 2023 to December 2024)
  • Time commitment: 5-10 hours per month (includes synchronous and asynchronous work)
  • Renewable?: No
  • Elected by: OWCA membership

Qualifications

We welcome your application regardless of your prior experience with finances and budgets. The Executive Board will support you as a new Board member and help you to implement your ideas. 

You should apply for this position if you:

  • Would like to develop/hone skills in finance, budgeting, virtual event planning and coordinating, and/or federal and state procedures for nonprofits 
  • Would enjoy keeping track of finances, budgeting, and federal and state filings
  • Have ideas for increasing revenue, ways of organizing financial data, or incorporating sponsors/exhibitors into events

Responsibilities

If elected, you would serve 1 year as Assistant Treasurer, followed by 1 year as Treasurer.

Year 1: Assistant Treasurer

As Assistant Treasurer, you would do the following within your monthly time commitment:

  • Work closely with the Treasurer and receive mentoring as needed
  • Help manage monthly state tax filings and annual federal tax returns
  • Help manage PayPal, CashApp, and Azlo bank accounts
  • Help manage payments to services (ASL Interpreting, Acuity Scheduling, Zoom, Web Hosting, etc.)
  • Help monitor emails from OWCA members
  • Help work with the Virtual Events Committee, Conference Committee, and Grant Coordinator throughout the year
  • Attend monthly Executive Board meetings to help report on the association’s finances, review items that need Board feedback/approval, and vote on Board and committee projects

Year 2: Treasurer

As Treasurer, you would do the following within your monthly time commitment:

  • Work closely with the incoming Assistant Treasurer and mentor them as needed
  • Manage monthly state tax filings and annual federal tax returns
  • Manage PayPal, CashApp, and Azlo bank accounts
  • Manage payments to services (ASL Interpreting, Acuity Scheduling, Zoom, Web Hosting, etc.)
  • Monitor emails from OWCA members and investigate membership payment issues
  • Assist other Executive Board members as needed
  • Work with the Virtual Events Committee, Conference Committee, and Grant Coordinator throughout the year
  • Attend monthly Executive Board meetings to report on the association’s finances, review items that need Board feedback/approval, and vote on Board and committee projects

The Association

The OWCA has federal 501(c)(3) status and is incorporated in the State of Ohio. Our projected yearly revenue is $3,000-4,000, and our yearly expenditures are usually $2,000-3,500.


Learn More

To learn more about this position and the OWCA, you can attend an Informational Session.

You can also review the following pages on our website:

If you have questions, please contact the current Treasurer at treasurer@onlinewritingcenters.org.


How to Apply

Please create ONE of the following: 

  • Written statement (200-300 words) OR
  • Video statement (2-3 minutes). Video statements should be uploaded to YouTube and include edited closed captions for accessibility (please review the OWCA Guide for Video Applications for assistance).

Your statement will be shared with OWCA members for voting. In your statement, please answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to be more involved with the OWCA?
  • What most interests you about the Treasurer position on the OWCA Board?
  • What ideas do you have for the OWCA to better support members, volunteers, and/or the larger writing center community?

Submit

Applications for this election are due October 31 (by end of the day).

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