Volunteering in Sarnia-Lambton


Finance Committee Volunteer

Posted by on April 16th, 2019



This role may interest community members looking to stay at the committee level or a chance to participate in Literacy Lambton prior to Board-level commitment.

• Review financial statements and ensure viability of Literacy Lambton programs
• Ensure responsible stewardship of donated funds and Ministry grants
• Review annual budget and recommend for Board approval
• Develop, review, and revise financial system policies/procedures
• Provide expertise to advise on Human Resource best practices

• Finance Committee meets mid-day over lunch hour or after work each quarter; plus ad hoc meetings as necessary
• Volunteer on-boarding process required
• Must provide clear police check
• Serving up to a maximum of three x two year terms

About Literacy Lambton

Headquartered in the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre in the heart of Sarnia’s downtown district, Literacy Lambton’s mission is to create and deliver exceptional literacy learning opportunities for the residents of Lambton County.

We help adults 19+ improve their reading, writing, math, basic computer skills and digital knowledge through one-to-one, in-person, or synchronous virtual learning; and offer FREE in-person family literacy outreach programs. Our service is amplified by passionate volunteers, from our governance Board to our frontline program. Check us out at www.literacylambton.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn @literacylambton. Literacy Lambton—formerly Organization for Literacy in Lambton—has been powering people’s potential since 1989.

Registered charitable #: 135262012 RR0001


Start Date: 2022-09-19
End Date: ongoing
Length of Commitment: 1 year
Time Commitment: 2 hours per quarter or 8 hours annually
Total Days Needed: 4
Minimum Age Required: 25
Training Required: Yes
Training Provided: Yes
Skills Required: Experience working in the financial industry or post-secondary education in business or finance Critical thinking
Activities: Meeting with an advisory committee to review financial statements and contribute to decision-making discussion
Transportation: Yes
Population Served:
Additional Information:

Location Details

Street: 180 North College Ave., Room 103
City: Sarnia
Postal Code: N7T 7X2
Travel Directions:

Contact Person

Name: Tracy Pound
Position: Executive Director
Email: tracy.pound@literacylambton.org
Website: http://www.literacylambton.org
Day Phone: 519-332-4876
Evening Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A