Board Member- Treasurer/Financial Advisor (Volunteer)

  • The Protego Foundation
  • Jul 02, 2018
Remote Work Executive Other Remote Job

Job Description

The Harry Potter-inspired animal rights group “The Protego Foundation” is looking for a volunteer board member to serve on the board of directors as we apply to make a transition to being a full 501c3 non-profit organization. The successful applicant will have experience in managing financial aspects of a non-profit organization or will have served on the board previously of a non-profit organization. This position will require approximately 5 volunteer hours per week, plus 4 quarterly skype meetings. The position is unpaid, but travel costs for special events, if any, will potentially be reimbursed.

Duties of the Board Member- Treasurer include:

  • Working with other board of directors members to best propagate the mission of The Protego Foundation
  • Advise the board on the issues of funding for a new non-profit and the protocol for book-keeping and wages for a non-profit organization
  • Assisting with any financial issues and keeping the board informed of the Protego Foundation’s financial situation
  • Driving financial processes efficiently and implementing best practices in finance management and fundraising for the board of a fledgling non-profit
  • Developing and optimizing financial planning and reporting tools
  • Watching over the budget of the organization and keeping track of board expenditures


  • Experience with financial management; Previous work in the non-profit sector
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate over email and other avenues of communication, including skype
  • Self-starter who is detail-oriented and who works well both in a team and individually
  • Interest in helping animals preferred, and living a vegan lifestyle is a plus
  • Passion for Harry Potter and/or other fandoms