The main role of the Societies Treasurer is to help societies through the
process of applying for money from EUSA.
The Societies Treasurer plays a key role in deciding how to distribute the
Societies Development Fund (over £20,000 per year) based on society
applications, and ensuring that this process is fair and accessible to societies.
The Treasurer will normally spend roughly an hour per week talking to
societies about funding opportunities available, encouraging them to apply
and then checking over their applications. They also sit on the Societies
Executive committee, which meets once a fortnight to discuss a variety of
society issues and developments.
Around two hours per week, although as with all positions there is always the
potential for more if you are interested! The position involves one fortnightly
meeting (the Societies Executive), one monthly meeting (the Societies
Disbursement Committee) and an additional hour or so per week talking to
societies about the process of applying for money and checking over their
Experience and Eligibility
No experience is needed. All fully matriculated students at the University of
Edinburgh are eligible to stand for the position.
Training and Support
There is a training event for all EUSA members in March. For further training
or to talk about the role please contact either the Vice President Societies &
Activities, Amy Woodgate - email@example.com or the Societies
Development Coordinator, Lizzie Brough - Lizzie.firstname.lastname@example.org, or
alternatively, just pop into the Societies Centre, Potterrow.
A great experience of working with a diverse mix of people and societies,
whilst being the first point of contact for students with society enquiries
regarding finance. You will develop skills in organisation and policy making,
and will extract a great deal from contributing to the societies community.
If you want to know more about the position contact the Vice President
Societies and Activities using this contact form or drop into the EUSA Offices