OSCPA Members: Have you been meaning to save the world but don't know how to get started? An easy step is to get involved with either a not-for-profit in your community or a governmental entity in the state of Oregon. OSCPA keeps a running list of volunteer openings, submitted by both not-for-profits and governmental entities.
Friends of Lake Oswego Public Library
The Friends of Lake Oswego Public Library is a nonprofit organization whose main purpose is to support the Lake Oswego Library. Our volunteers operate a used bookstore, The Booktique, which provides the money to support the various needs of the Library including funding programs like Summer Reading, Books for Babies and LO Reads.
We are in desperate need of a pro bono Board Treasurer, ideally an active/retired CPA. Duties include money management, tax & administrative filings, budgeting, monthly QuickBooks reports, etc. The board meets 5 times per year.
If interested please contact:
6 Essex Ct.
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Confluence Environmental Center
Confluence Environmental Center's mission is to bring together streams of thought, action and people to make the environmental movement more robust, inclusive and effective. We launched operations in September of 2011 as a project of the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute (PCEI) and in January, 2012 received 501(c)3 tax exempt status.
Confluence Environmental Center is seeking a motivated volunteer board member to serve as treasurer. This role will help guide and oversee the management and reporting of organizational finances.
The position will work closely with our Program Director, Operation Coordinator and board.
Some role and responsibilities include:
- Attend monthly board
- Enter all bank transactions into QuickBooks and reconcile the bank reconciliation on a monthly
- Support in the creation and development of annual budget
- Support in providing quarterly budget reporting
- Submit the annual 990s.
Service on the Confluence Board is an active and hands-on undertaking. Board Members are expected to participate in the following ways:
- Approximately 6-10 hours/month, as the situation requires, including: 2-4 hours for monthly
meetings (preparation and attendance), 4-6 hours for tasks and communication outside meetings
- Take an active role in building the organization
- Follow through on tasks Communicate actively, professionally, and in a timely manner
- Act with integrity, passion, wisdom, and dedication to the organization
- Adhere to Confluence’s Bylaws and policies
If interested please contact:
5441 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97215
Friends of Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
The mission of the Friends of the Refuge is to support the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex. We are dedicated to protecting and restoring refuge habitats as well as providing nature education and recreation.
We are looking for Board members who can share our passion about connecting the community with the natural world around them. The Friends of the Refuge Board of Directors actively participate in driving the mission of our volunteer organization. We are currently in need of a Treasurer who can work alongside our Bookkeeper to ensure the fiscal health of our organization continues.
The Climate Trust
The Climate Trust is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit that was established in 1997. Our mission is to combat climate change by funding and managing projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. To date, we’ve committed over $40 million to projects that have nearly reduced 4.5 million tons of emissions. That’s equivalent to taking almost 1million cars off the road. A key part of our success is that we are governed with the assistance of experienced business and community leaders—a network of specialists who have agreed to provide meaningful advisory services on a regular basis by participating as a Board of Director. Board members help The Trust achieve its mission combating climate change by managing and developing greenhouse gas reduction projects.
We are actively seeking volunteer board candidates who are committed to the mission of The Climate Trust and are willing to devote time and energy towards its success. Familiarity with carbon markets or conservation finance is helpful, but not required. Specific knowledge and skill sets of interest include:
• CPA/audit experience
• Natural resources asset management
• Impact/institutional investing and fundraising
• Carbon/climate policy expertise
• Diversity, equity and inclusion
Applicants are required to submit a letter of interest, resume and three references.