Volunteer Treasurer Position


The Nova Scotia Association for Community Living is currently seeking a volunteer Treasurer to provide oversight to the financial affairs of the Association. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact: inform@nsacl.ca


Activities of the Treasurer include:

  • Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee;
  • Chair the Finance Committee;
  • Ensuring that NSACL has the proper financial policies, procedures and internal controls for the financial health of the organization;
  • Overseeing the development and ongoing monitoring of the annual budget;
  • Reviewing and recommending to the Board for its approval the organization’s cash management and cash investment policies;
  • Overseeing the implementation of any recommendations made by the auditor; and
  • Providing oversight of the Executive Directors’ expenses.


Time Commitment per Month:


~ 3 to 5 hours

2020-2021 Budget:


~ $290,000

Principal sources of funds:


Federal & Provincial Government, and Private Donations

Fiscal Year:


April 1 – March 31


The Nova Scotia Association for Community Living (www.nsacl.ca ), is a provincial, not-for-profit organization committed to ensuring that individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families have the support they require to live full and inclusive lives in their communities. We do this by:


  1. Empowering and supporting individuals and families to become leaders for inclusion and equality;
  2. Promoting rights and values in keeping with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) which are guided by the principles of equality, dignity, and respect;
  3. Building awareness of the capacity and value of people with intellectual disabilities as full contributing citizens while challenging myths and preconceptions on these and other issues;
  4. Creating resources that support inclusion at home, in the workplace, at school, and in the community;
  5. Collaborating with other organization to encourage social justice reform; and
  6. Advancing policies and practices to government and community organizations that enable and promote the full inclusion of persons with intellectual disabilities in all facets of community life.