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Treasurer – Human and Hope Association Inc.

Organisation : Human and Hope Association Inc.

Location : Australia

Time required : 16 - 18 hours a month

Duration of project : Ongoing

Skill Area : Finance & Accounting

Sector : Education & Employment, Education & Training, Overseas Aid & Development

Posted on : 10 Feb, 2020

About the role

Human and Hope Association Inc. is a registered charity that empowers communities to address inequalities. We achieve this through two approaches:

– Raising awareness in Australia about the unintended consequences of voluntourism and advocating for a local approach to development.
– Supporting a grassroots community centre in Cambodia who run education, vocational training and community development programs that alleviate poverty.

We are looking for a volunteer Treasurer to join our Board of Directors. 

Time Commitment

The treasurer can expect to spend about four hours per week on independent work and attend a two-hour monthly meeting. Note: More work may be required at specific times (e.g. before financial reporting)

Competencies, experience and Skills (Role Related)

  • A tertiary degree in accounting, finance or commerce
  • Experience with Xero
  • Professional experience in accounting or finance management
  • Experience preparing financial reports
  • Professional experience with leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy or the not-for-profit sector

Competencies (Personal Attributes)

  • Passion for localization and Cambodian-driven solutions – understanding that the local way is the best way when it comes to sustainable development;
  • Integrity – fulfilling a director’s duties and responsibilities, acting ethically, appropriate independence, putting the organisation’s interests before personal interests;
  • Credibility – have a trustworthy reputation that will result in respect from all stakeholders;
  • Collaborative yet curious and courageous – able to function as an effective team member and have the curiosity to ask questions and the courage to persist in robust discussions;
  • Active contribution – be an active contributor with genuine interest in HHA Inc. and the importance of local empowerment.


  • Keep track of Human and Hope Inc.’s finances, such as updating budget spreadsheet, keeping track of donations, etc. – including cash and electronic transactions.
  • Complete a monthly reconciliation of accounts
  • Ensure all reporting for external bodies are completed and submitted within the allocated time frame
  • Making sure financial records are available for auditing at the end of the year (and seeking those documents from other board members if necessary).
  • If necessary, board members can pass on bills for the treasurer to pay from the account.
  • Being the “first port of call” for any financial questions, e.g. if a board member/donor wants to know whether moneys have been received, etc.
  • Communicate with any other applicable bodies as deemed necessary


To apply for this position please send a cover letter and your C.V to President Simon Matuzelski at australianboard@humanandhopeassociation.org. Enquiries about the role can be made to CEO Sally Hetherington OAM at sally@humanandhopeassociation.org or on 0424 080 186.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Human and Hope Association Inc.
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply for this role

Position Description : Treasurer Position Description

For details concerning this role , please contact

Sally Hetherington OAM

Phone : 0424080186

Email : sally@humanandhopeassociation.org

Please quote in application: Treasurer - Human and Hope Association Inc. via Pro Bono Australia.


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