Service on the Holistic Moms Network’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for pre-approved costs in relation to board members’ duties.

Treasurer Position:

  • Oversee the management of the financial affairs of the organization
  • Prepares, or facilitates the preparation of an annual budget, as well as regularly monitoring and comparing the actual revenues and expenses incurred against such budget. 
  • Be able to translate financial concepts and information for board members as needed
  • Ensure accurate and complete financial reporting and proper maintenance of financial records and information/tax returns
  • Keep a calendar of filing requirements and deadlines and have clear assignments (with backups) to help ensure they are all met in a timely manner
  • Ensures development and board review of financial policies and procedures

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • A commitment to and understanding of the Holistic Moms Network’s Chapters, volunteers, members, and mission, preferably based on experience
  • An understanding of, and experience with, good financial management and reporting practices
  • Proficient in Quickbooks
  • professional accounting designation preferred
  • An appreciation of the kind and level of financial information needed at a board level to support decision making
  • Diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with natural affinity for public speaking
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for supporting the Holistic Moms Network community
  • Passionate about holistic living and community building

Duties of all HMN Board Members: 

Board members are expected to be fully informed on organizational matters, to contribute to debate on issues and to contribute to the Board’s policy deliberations. They are expected to understand and support the Holistic Moms Network’s mission statement and strategic plan.

Board member duties include the following: 

  • Attend monthly meetings and show commitment to Board activities
  • Is an active participant in the committee’s annual evaluation and planning efforts
  • Be well informed on issues and agenda items in advance of meetings;
  • Participate in Board orientation meetings to ensure organizational and fund development knowledge and to participate in volunteer and donor recognition events
  • Provide candid, open, and honest feedback and evaluation when appropriate
  • Take initiative in informing the organization about opportunities for funding or program development
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments, and completes them thoroughly and on time
  • Identify individuals in the community for volunteer participation or funding support
  • Provide sensitivity and support to staff members, volunteers, and other Board members as they perform their duties
  • Exercise loyalty to HMN and respect confidentiality regarding internal affairs
  • Provide leadership within the Board and in the community on behalf of HMN and its programs
  • Serve as an informal advocate for HMN in the community
  • Make an annual contribution to the organization commensurate with ability
  • Participate in fundraising activities and special events

Board terms

The Holistic Moms Network’s Board Treasurer will serve a two year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held monthly for at least the first year.