Swansea Sea Cadets logoThe Sea Cadets is the UK’s leading maritime charity and provides a head start in life for young people through nautical adventure and fun. Their volunteers support young people both directly and behind the scenes, to help make a positive difference to teenagers who are often struggling in today’s world and their communities.

Do you have administrative or money management experience?

Would you like the opportunity to apply this experience in a meaningful volunteer role to launch young people for life, whilst also enhancing your skills, boosting your self-esteem and meeting new people?

Swansea Sea Cadets graphicSwansea Sea Cadets, based at Pilot House Wharf in Swansea’s Maritime Quarter, is currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Treasurer to join its Unit Management Team (UMT). Swansea is a long-established Sea Cadet Unit that has provided life-changing opportunities for many young people. They currently have 50 cadets who come from all over the Swansea area.

The Charity is currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers that can support with the finances of the Unit. There are free training courses available for you to develop new skills, boost your CV and support you in this role. These tasks can also be divided between volunteers, so why not come along with a friend and share the experience?

About the Volunteer Treasurer role:

The tasks of a Treasurer include but are not restricted to the following:

− Keeping up to date and accurate records of income and expenditure.

− Ensuring regular reports are available to the Trustees.

− Ensuring that annual returns are completed and checked by the appropriate person, and Charity regulator.

− Attend a regular UMT meeting - usually 1 hour, monthly or bi-monthly, on a weekday evening

About you:

Previous money management experience would help, although having the right attitude and a passion for improving the lives of young people are the most important things! If you think the person specification below sounds like you, then please get in touch:

− You are 18 or over

− You are reliable, honest and trustworthy

− You are a good communicator

− You enjoy working as part of a team

− Desirable: to have treasurer / finance / money management / basic IT experience

Ready to join?

If you think this trustee role is for you then please contact Brian Thorne (Unit President) for an initial chat (07971 692262 or [email protected]) and find out how you can start making a difference, or contact the unit directly for more details.

If successful you will need to undergo a virtual interview, an online induction process and complete a DBS clearance.

Provisional deadline for expressions of interest: 31st August 2021

Swansea Sea Cadets - A registered charity in England and Wales – Number 524248

Visit: www.sea-cadets.org/swansea to find out more about the organisation