Volunteer Treasurer


The Retreat Association

The Retreat Association is a Christian-based organisation which seeks to enable people to explore and deepen their spiritual journey through retreats and reflective activities. The Volunteer Treasurer would join our small and dynamic team.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

The Retreat Association is a Christian-based organisation which helps people take time out. This is an exciting opportunity to join the charity at a key stage in its development and to make a real difference within a small, dedicated team.

The treasurer would perform the following duties:

​Preparing annual accounts and annual report, together with necessary working papers prior to independent examination.

Preparation of figures for quarterly VAT return and processing through HMRC system; preparing figures for gift-aid claims twice a year.

Although most of the duties can be undertaken at home, the role also involves monthly visits to the charity offices in Princes Risborough . The role will also include working closely with the Executive Director and Office Administrator.

The trustees meet 4 times a year (daytime, usually in London). The appointment also involves membership of a sub-committee which meets 4 times a year.We seek to appoint a treasurer to join our board of trustees and help to provide leadership and guidance in these areas. This role is an opportunity to make a difference in a small but dynamic charity at a critical time.

The skills and experience wer are looking for are as follows:

  • At least 3 years experience in accounts and/or financial management.
  • Sympathetic to the work of the RA and able to share the vision of offering support to those looking for stillness and silence in their lives.
  • Able to commit time to the Retreat Association both to attend meetings and to take issues forward between meetings.
  • Able to work collaboratively with the Retreat Association’s Executive Director and trustees.
  • Able to communicate effectively in writing and in person.


Closing date for applications

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