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Twice Upon a Time

Helena Merriam
Volunteer Coordinator
Twice Upon a Time

Heartwood House

404 McArthur Avenue
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1K 1G8


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Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

Twice Upon a Time is a volunteer run organization that provides free books for children from birth to twelve years old. Our mission is to support early literacy skills and foster a love of reading by making books available in the home. Children who visit any of our locations can choose a book for themselves to keep for free, each time they visit. Our books are received through donation, and are carefully sorted to ensure that the books we give to children are in new or near-new condition. Twice Upon a Time was founded in 2014 by a diverse group of volunteers who are passionate about early literacy and books.

Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Twice Upon a Time
Twice Upon a Time is looking for a new volunteer Treasurer. Twice Upon a Time is a charitable organization that gives books to children in the Ottawa area, to support literacy and encourage a love of reading. We value the diversity of our clients, community partners, volunteers, and board members. We are committed to recognising, respecting, appreciating individual differences, and we welcome your unique contributions to make our Board stronger. More information about Twice upon a Time can be viewed at
The Treasurer is a member of Twice Upon a Time's Executive (other members are President, Vice-President, and Secretary) and sits on the Board of Directors. The overall role of the Treasurer is to maintain an overview of Twice Upon a Time's financial affairs, ensuring its viability, and ensuring that proper financial procedures are maintained. The Treasurer prepares and presents financial reports, assists with annual auditing, participates in the development and maintenance of the Donor Management System and prepares and submits tax returns to Canada Revenue Agency..
We are looking for someone with experience with financial control and budgeting, as well as some knowledge of fundraising. Good communication skills and a love of reading are an asset! This position requires an estimate of 7-8 hours per month.
A full position description of the Treasurer role is also available upon request.

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Le trésorier/La trésorière est membre de l'exécutif d’Il était deux fois (les autres postes de l'exécutif sont président, vice-président et secrétaire) et siège au conseil d'administration. Le mandat général du trésorier/de la trésorière est de maintenir une vue d'ensemble des affaires financières d’Il était deux fois, d'assurer sa viabilité et de s'assurer que les procédures financières appropriées sont maintenues. Le trésorier/La trésorière prépare et présente les rapports financiers, participe à la vérification annuelle et prépare et soumet les déclarations de revenus à l'Agence du revenu du Canada.
Nous recherchons une personne ayant de l'expérience en contrôle financier et en budgétisation, ainsi que des connaissances en collecte de fonds. De bonnes compétences en communication et un amour de la lecture sont un atout! Ce poste nécessite une estimation de 7 à 8 heures de bénévolat par mois.
Une description complète du poste de trésorier est également disponible sur demande.

Location: 404 McArthur Street
Deadline: Jun 25, 2021