Knight’s Cabin is looking for board members

by Adam Rozenhart

Currently, we’re seeking someone to fill the position of Treasurer, as well as other member-at-large positions.

Treasurer responsibilities include:

  • Managing the finances of the organization, including the board’s review of and action related to, financial responsibilities
  • Ensuring appropriate financial reports are made available to the board
  • Regularly reporting to board on key financial events, trends, concerns, and assessment of fiscal health
  • Providing annual budget to the board for members’ approval
  • Ensuring development and board review of financial procedures and systems
  • Chairing the Finance Committee and preparing agendas for meetings
  • Recommending to the board whether the organization should have an audit
  • Assisting in the selection of an auditor, if needed, and meets with him or her annually

Treasurer requirements:

  • Financial background is required (i.e. bookkeeping or accounting experience in a current or previous job)
  • Professional accounting designation is an asset, but not a requirement

We’re also looking for board members-at-large who possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Organization operations experience
  • Volunteer management experience
  • Web content updating experience
  • Communication and marketing experience

The Knight’s Cabin board meets monthly and functions as an operational board, helping to run the day to day operations of the organization with volunteer teams across Canada. It’s expected that each board member spend 1-2 hours/week on Knight’s Cabin business. Prospective board members can be located anywhere in Canada.

Knight’s Cabin is a national registered charity committed to research and healthy outcomes for people living with and recovering from cancer. For more information about Knight’s Cabin please watch this video.  If you’re interested in finding out more about these board opportunities, please email

About the Author

Adam Rozenhart

Adam is a digital strategist at DDB Canada in Edmonton and he has helped lead a number of clients into worlds they never imagined. His client work has included projects like Plenty of Syph and Sexgerms with Alberta Health Services; and the Pride Tape and NoHomophobes projects with the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies at Services at the U of A. He joined DDB in March 2016 after spending the nine previous years as an entrepreneur. Adam hosts and produces a travel podcast called the Expats, is the co-founder of Nerd Nite Edmonton, and the Edmonton Social Media Awards (or Yeggies).

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