Do you have the skills and background to become our next Treasurer?

As a trustee of Uttlesford Citizens Advice you could use your experience, together with your knowledge of the local area, to make a positive impact by ensuring our charity is sustainable and continues to meet the needs of the community. 

Evening meetings are usually held in Saffron Walden, 8 times a year. To find out more about the requirements of the role visit:


To undertake the specific role of Treasurer, you will need to demonstrate the following personal skills and qualities:

  • Financial qualifications or experience
  • Some experience or knowledge of charity finance, fundraising and pension schemes
  • The skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
  • Preparedness to make unpopular recommendations to the board
  • Willingness to be available to staff to provide advice and guidance on financial matters.

You must also:

  • demonstrate awareness of some of the issues that affect our local area
  • understand and accept the responsibilities and liabilities as trustees
  • be non-judgmental and respect views, values and cultures that are different to your own
  • have good listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • be able to exercise good independent judgment
  • be willing to learn about and follow the Citizens Advice aims, principles and policies, including confidentiality and data protection
  • be willing to undertake training in your role


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 06/10/2021

End Date: 06/10/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Availability Details

8 evening meetings of the full trustee board each year, usually held in Saffron Walden, plus an all-day strategy meeting and daytime AGM. Further meetings of sub committees as required.


This opportunity is available in: Uttlesford

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