Many Lights Foundation
Board of Directors, Treasurer
Company: Many Lights Foundation
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Location: South King County and Seattle Metro Area, Tukwila, WA, 98168
Project Details

Many Lights Foundation is recruiting a board member from the greater Seattle and South King County area to serve on our Board of Directors as Treasurer for a minimum two-year term. A retiree with proper experience is an ideal candidate and highly sought for this position. Dedication to the organization's mission is essential.

Board Member Responsibilities:

  • Plan strategically for the future of Many Lights
  • Speak and advocate for Many Lights and our mission
  • Help connect Many Lights to your community
  • Participate in fund development activities throughout the year
  • Treasurer Responsibilities:
  • Serve as Chief Financial Officer of the organization
  • Form and manage the finance committee acting as its chair
  • Work with the chief executive officer, staff, and contractors to ensure appropriate financial reports are available to the board on a timely basis at least quarterly and as requested.
  • Work with staff, contract accountant, and bookkeeper to ensure proper accounting of the organization's finances and transactions.
  • Along with the chief executive officer, prepare the annual budget, program budgets, and interim budgets as needed for grant applications, presenting the budget to the board for approval.
  • Review and answer questions about any audits, working with contractors, chief executive and board.
  • Maintain adequate and correct accounting of the organization’s business transactions including assets, liabilities, receipts, and disbursements
  • Follow through on commitments and deliver on time reports and budgets.
  • Qualifications:
  • Understanding of financial accounting for nonprofit organizations
  • Experience in budget creation including research and analysis
  • Ample time available to perform responsibilities
  • Board Terms:

  • Serve a minimum 2-year term
  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Attend an annual retreat or strategic planning meeting
  • Actively work on one or more committees
  • Participate in special projects as needed including fundraising
  • Demonstrate commitment to the organization’s mission and vision
  • Time Commitment: Board members may expect to serve on average 4-10 hours per month. Meetings are the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m.

    Learn more about board membership:

    If interested, submit your application here:

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    General requirements


  • Background Check
  • The Treasurer position requires more time commitment periodically such as when creating the annual budget. This is reflected in the average of 4-10 hours per month.
  • Retirees encouraged to apply. Please note: We are not looking for individuals who recently started or seeking a new position. This role requires your dedication and accountability.
  • Category
    Board Development
    Skills Area
    Reporting & Dashboards
    Cost Analysis
    Strategic Planning