Do you want to be part of a national non-profit organization that focuses on improving the lives of women and girls through education and access to sailing? Do you have a skill that you’re like to put to volunteer work?  If so, we’d like you to consider being a member of the board of directors of the Women's Sailing Foundation or a volunteer on one of our working committees.
Skills we need include budgeting and financial reporting, finances, event planning, fundraising, public relations and social media.   

We are a working board.  While moving the organization forward and getting more women involved in sailing, you will be giving back to the sport you enjoy.
If you are interested, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Treasurer - Posted October 2016

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..