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About the organisation

We Believe


A world where the sharing of cultures and ideas is embraced, celebrated and lived.Inter-Cultural Youth Exchange.


(ICYE UK) is an international volunteering charity working in the field of intercultural learning and youth development.  Established in 1993, we work with a network of local partners to organise overseas NGO placements throughout Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. We also arrange provide placements in the UK for international volunteers to support local charities here, meaning ours is a truly unique cultural exchange!

Volunteering with ICYE-UK is a transformational experience with real impact. Our ethical programme promotes peace and intercultural awareness, helping to fulfil our mission through culture sharing and by encouraging young people to live, learn and work together.

About the role

We are now seeking to recruit a motivated Treasurer to join our enthusiastic and diverse Board of Trustees. As an applicant you would be co-opted as an observer to support the Board until officially being elected to office as a Trustee at the AGM in November. As a Trustee, you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic financial direction and governance of ICYE UK and will work with a dynamic team who support our volunteers every day.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who can:

· Provide support to staff and board in relation to financial matters, including budgeting, tracking actuals, forecasting, and analysis of internal and relevant external financial trends.

· Ensure the financial sustainability of the organisation is considered as part of all decision making.

· Report on the finances to membership at the AGM at the end of the year.

· Hold the wider responsibilities and accountabilities as a Trustee of the charity.


As an observer, and from November a member, of the ICYE-UK Board of Trustees, you will be expected to attend 75% of board meetings per year that you can attend via Google Meet. There will also be at least one Staff/Trustee away days and an AGM each year, which you will be required to attend in person but these events are organised to suit Trustee’s availability.

Our ideal candidate

The ideal Treasurer will:

· Be able to support in acting out the above in collaboration with others on the board.

· Have knowledge and experience of governance and management and an understanding of British Charity law and the role of a trustee.

· Have an understanding of British charity and/or company finances, but you do not need to be a trained Accountant.

· Be committed and driven by ICYE UK’s values and vision, and committed to understanding the importance of cultural exchange in education and personal development.

· Be prepared, at least once a year, to attend our training camps for volunteers in Brentwood, Essex and assist staff in running the camp.

What’s in it for you

What’s in it for you?

Trusteeship is a challenging and brilliant way to volunteer your time and skills to an organisation, build upon your strengths and expand your skillset. Through being a part of ICYE, you will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated and passionate team who are committed to delivering unique volunteering opportunities for young people all around the world. Now more than ever, it is important to build peace and understanding across cultures and through volunteering your time to be part of ICYE’s board, you will help to support this mission. There will also be opportunities to meet some of the volunteers that ICYE supports, so you can see first-hand the fantastic impact that the organisation has.

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Trustee Treasurer

Inter Cultural Youth Exchange UK (ICYE-UK)

Apply by

11 May 2024







Time commitment

0-5 hours per month
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