Can you figure out how to be treasurer?

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A BUSY community centre needs someone with a head for figures to take up the role of treasurer.

Bennetts End Community Centre provides and supports a wide range of activities for local people.

The role of treasurer includes reconciling the books and presenting the accounts to the committee on a bi-monthly basis. The centre uses the computer programme Quickbooks so a knowledge of this would be beneficial but not absolutely necessary. This post would also involve working closely with the centre manager and neighbourhood association.

> Be a part of shaping the future of Hemel Hempstead’s Longdean School by volunteering as a governor.

You’ll need to attend five full governors’ meetings in a school year, plus one committee meeting each term. There is also sometimes the needs for an additional full governors meeting.

As a governor you will set the school policy and be involved in the forward planning of the school.

Meetings are held mainly on a Monday evening from 6pm at the school.

> An enthusiastic and organised secretary is needed to get stuck in to help with the running of Tring Community Association.

The role would involve taking minutes at committee meetings, which take place every two months, normally on a Tuesday evening between 7.45pm and 9pm.

> Dacorum Volunteer Centre has a range of other trustee roles on its books. Six schools and one college are looking for governors and there are 10 trustee roles for various charities and community groups. Find out more by calling the centre on 01442 247209, pop into the centre at The Roundhouse, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead or visit

> Our own volunteer, reporter Adam Hull, has just reached gold in his giving back challenge under the centre’s Big40 scheme. To find out how he got there see this week’s Gazette.