I’ve emailed PulkoMandy and Haiku Inc. directly with a draft for a frontpage news item where it outlines Haiku Inc’s desire for a treasurer. It goes like this:
HAIKU INC. - TREASURER POSITION AVAILABLE!
Dear Haiku community: Effective immediately, Haiku Inc.’s board of directors are looking for an individual to fulfill the position of: treasurer.
As a non-paid volunteer on Haiku Inc’s board of directors, your position will be a two-year term that concerns the financial interests of Haiku Inc. plus one vote for the not-for-profit organization’s general business.
As the treasurer for Haiku Inc. your main duties will include (amongst others):
- processing donations
- quarterly financial updates to the haiku-inc.org and haiku-os.org websites
- compiling an annual IRS compliant financial report and budget that outlines a financial strategy for the organization.
- maintain and/or implement controls on expenditure, such as who can authorize spending, upper limits before board approval is needed, and who can sign cheques.
- suggest and control appropriate and inappropriate ways of raising money.
Applicants for this position should have a good/general understanding of accounting practices. Prior experience in a similar position is a definite asset, yet not required. If you’re looking for volunteer experience and a way to enhance your resume, do consider applying for this position by emailing us directly at: contact ( a ) haiku-inc ( . ) org
ABOUT HAIKU INC.
Haiku, Inc.was founded in New York State’s Division of Corporations as a Not-for-Profit Organization in July of 2003 by the founder, long time leader, and visionary of the Haiku Project, Michael Phipps. It is recognized by the IRS as a 501©(3) public charity, specifically as a Type C corporation pursuant to Section 201 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law. In a single sentence the purpose of Haiku, Inc. is to support the Haiku Project and to further the development of Haiku® through the use of its assets, which are acquired throughdonations.