Women’s Sailing Foundation
Member, Board of Directors & Treasurer
Open Volunteer Position

Overview:  The treasurer is a member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Sailing Foundation, a national volunteer non-profit organization.  The treasurer has the responsibility to ensure the organization pays its bills on time, has responsibility for preparing annual budgets, tax filings and providing guidance on financial matters.


  • Be the primary signer on bank accounts.
  • Pay invoices in a timely manner after approval by the relevant board member, before payment is made.
  • Process credit card transactions in a timely manner, and keep accurate records of each transaction.
  • Conduct any necessary follow up with individuals who have payments due or when there are questions or issues.
  • Reimburse board members for approved expenses.
  • Work with the board member responsible for purchasing merchandise, planning workshops and programs.  
  • Prepare information for tax accountant for the annual IRS and Massachusetts filings.
  • Prepare the annual calendar year budget with input from the board for adoption by the board prior to the new calendar year start.
  • Provide quarterly financial reports to the board, with comparison to the approved annual budget.
  • Recommend Annual Budget changes to the board as needed.
  • Advise the board when something is not financially feasible.
  • Attend monthly board conference calls and annual WSF board meeting.


  • Strong detail-oriented accounting and financial management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • On-line banking and internet/web-based payment programs skills
  • Works well with vendors and service providers as well as other board members to support
  • the financial and accounting needs of NWSA programs and activities.

Additional information:

  • WSF is a national organization without a physical office; WSF is 100% volunteer run.
  • Work is done wherever convenient for the volunteer.  
  • Time commitment of approximately 12 hours per month; more during annual conference season
  • (April-June)
  • Prior board and accounting experience preferred especially experience with the financial matters of a 501(c)(3) corporation.
  • Being a current sailor or interested in the sport of sailing
  • If interested, contact Scottie Robinson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..