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Organization: Twice Upon a Time

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Weekends; Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Aug 28, 2020


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 recognizing, 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 and prepares and submits tax returns to Canada Revenue Agency.

We're 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.


Helena Merriam


Volunteer Opportunity Address
404 McArthur Avenue


Good for people interested in: Accounting and finance

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will gain experience in board governance, accounting and financial management. The volunteer will be assisting the organization in getting books into the hands of children and families.

How will the organization benefit?
We will benefit by having our financial affairs well managed, to ensure we can continue to provide our service to the community.

Organization category: Education and research

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Persons with a disability; New Canadians

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes