Board of Directors

Name of Organization: Adopt4life: Ontario’s Adoptive Parents Association (

Location: Ontario

Organization's Mandate: to give support, advocacy, and guidance to adoptive parents in Ontario.

Volunteer Position Title: Treasurer, Board of Directors

Volunteer Position Description: Adopt4Life is looking for a Treasurer to sit on the executive of its Board of Directors. This person should be an adoptive parent or touched by adoption and passionate about helping people form families through adoption.

The Treasurer’s responsibilities will include liaising with our accountant and reviewing and reporting to our Board on financial statements prepared by our accountant; participating in monthly Board meetings and AGMs; providing support and guidance to our Executive and Associate Directors and Board with respect to budgeting and re-forecasting, compliance reporting for funding; ensuring that appropriate financial monitoring and controls are in place; and giving advice to our Fundraising Committee about its initiatives.

Qualifications: Candidates must understand financial accounting for non-profit organizations, have an accounting designation, and strong skills in written and verbal communication, problem solving, and data analysis. Experience with financial modelling using Excel for statistical analysis, budgeting and forecasting would be an asset.

Applications: To apply for this position, please forward your resume to, and put the title “Treasurer, Board of Directors” in the subject line of the email.

Time Commitment: 3-5 hours per month

For further information, contact:
Carolyn McLeod (Chair of the Board)