The Summer Institute of Church Music is seeking a

Join us at the Summer Institute of Church Music as we seek a dedicated Treasurer to help steward our financial affairs.

Take an active role in shaping the future of the Summer Institute of Church Music.

This is a volunteer position (average 2-4 hrs/mo) administrating the financial affairs of the Summer Institute of Church Music, a CRA registered charity and federally incorporated nonprofit organization operated by a volunteer Board of Directors. The SICM is funded entirely by registration fees paid by participants in its annual programs, donations, and corporate sponsorships. Working with the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will oversee and administrate a modest annual budget. Please send your letter of interest to Gordon Adnams, Chair, SICM Nominating Committee,

Applicant Qualifications

Knowledge of

  • The mission of SICM
  • Non-profit/charity bookkeeping
  • CRA
  • Tax receipts
  • In-person and web banking
    • E transfers
    • Reconciliation

Computer Skills

  • Quick Books or similar software
  • Excel and Word


  • Home office
  • Computer, printer, filing space

Duties and Tasks


  • Prepare semi-annual HST rebate—March and September
  • Prepare Annual Financial Report for AGM—June
  • If possible, attend SICM event virtually or in person—July
  • Record event registration fees with Registrar
  • Submit Corporate Annual Return to Corporations Canada—July
  • Prepare and submit annual report to CRA (T3010) – fiscal year end is September 30
  • Assist with SICM Budget—October
  • Issue tax receipts


  • Maintain accurate financial records
  • Maintain contact with SICM board members through board minutes, emails etc.
  • Prepare financial statement and distribute to board members before meetings
  • If available or requested, attend monthly board meetings on Zoom (usually the first Friday morning of each month, 1.5-2hrs).


  • Issue cheques/E transfers for expenses
  • Collect donations and sponsorships