Volunteer: TREASURER

Would you like to be the volunteer Treasurer of a not-for-profit that achieves real results? Crunch the numbers for CDH!


We are looking for a qualified and experienced person to join our Board and manage our finances. Our small national charity supports families with babies born with the rare and life-threatening birth condition Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.


2022 is an exciting time to join our team. We are working on a third research project funded by our organisation and collaborating with a leading medical institution to improve the lives of families affected by CDH. We have previously funded two other research projects which improved the treatment options and outcomes of babies born with CDH.

How to apply


1/ Download the Treasurer Position Description


2/ Please email your CV or cover letter outlining your work experience, qualifications, education, or lived experience relevant to the role.


3/ Email: hr@cdh.org.au by 16 October 2022

The role


The Treasurer role is an important volunteer Director of the Board position which oversees the financial administration of our small charity.


Our organisation is small, and our finances are relatively simple. We are looking for an experienced finance person who can help us with general accounting tasks and end of year functions. We have a low number of monthly payments. Our donations are managed externally and automatically receipted.


This is a skilled volunteer position requiring a background in accounting or finance. Experience with MYOB is essential.


Previous experience as a Board member or volunteer is not essential, however a commitment to a 12-month posting is a requirement. Any of the following skills or background will also be highly regarded:


  • An experience with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Experience in management or administration
  • Governance, compliance, and regulatory experience
  • Not-for-profit experience

The tasks


You will manage accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliation, transaction oversight, budget management, P&L YTD reporting, and End of Financial Year preparation. You will also assist our external auditor with the Annual Financial Statements. *Experience with MYOB is essential. *


The Treasurer works alongside the President to manage all financial aspects of the organisation.


Training provided


Our current Treasurer will work alongside you to provide a hand-over and will be available for questions as you become comfortable with the role.




Our community is based all over Australia, our services are mostly online, and our volunteers all work remotely. Our team meets online once a month via video chat, we regular stay in touch via WhatsApp, email, and phone calls. Due to the nature of our remote workspace, your availability for for regular and clear communication is essential.

Additional information:


Time commitment: Our volunteers work from home at times that suit their schedule.  Approx. 2 hours per week, plus attendance at the monthly online Board meeting.


Duration: 12 months


Start date: 1 November 2022


Successful applicants will need to complete the following before commencing the role: Reference check, National Police Check, CDH Australia membership, CDH Australia volunteer service agreement acceptance.

Thank you 


Thank you for applying. We appreciate your offer to help families impacted by Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.


Questions? hr@cdh.org.au


*Please note our office is manned by volunteers and part-time staff. We will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

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