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    Default SSS Volunteer Opportunities - we need YOU!

    The SSS Needs You!

    The SSS is only as good as it’s volunteers! We need a few good sailors who want of give back to this great organization! The Treasurer, Race Information Officer, and SHTP Race Chair Mentee positions will need to be filled beginning January 2024. Term lengths are preferred and can be flexible if needed, if you are interested, please contact, also note your SSS membership will be free for the duration of your service. Below are brief descriptions of the skills needed and the expected duties.

    Treasurer; SSS Board Member, 3-year term:

    Must have skills:
    • Organized, attention to detail, good math skills
    • Familiar with QuickBooks or willingness to learn (absolute MUST)
    • Comfortable with online banking
    • Comfortable with electronic payment options (PayPal, Zelle, and Venmo)
    • Willingness to learn how to navigate Jibeset reports (monthly and adhoc)
    • Financial management experience: budgeting, financial statements, taxes
    • Familiar with non-profit reporting requirements (federal and state)

    • Working with the SSS board, ensure ongoing financial viability of the organization (ongoing evaluation of membership fees, SRE fees, t-shirt policy, significant discretionary expenditures)
    • Manage club funds (incoming and outgoing) on a monthly basis
    • Make sure bank and other transactions appropriately reflected in QuickBooks
    • Allocate monthly payments from Jibeset to correct P&L accounts and account for Jibeset fees
    • Report quarterly (and adhoc) financials (P&L and balance sheet) to SSS board
    • Working with SHTP chair, develop financial budget for the race (entry fees and expenses) and monitor ongoing progress towards budget
    • Working with outside CPA, ensure accurate preparation of annual tax returns (federal and state)
    • File annual Statement of Information with CA Secretary of State (SI-100)
    • Manage accounts for SSS operations: Wells Fargo Bank, QuickBooks, PayPal, PO Box, storage unit, phone service, web service, Zoom, Drop Box, insurance, Survey Monkey, and US Sailing

    Race Information Officer; 3-year term:

    • Reports to Race Chair and Race Committee
    • Primarily reviews and approves race entrants on Jibset in advance of race dates.
    • Participates in board meetings and discussion, but not a voting board member.
    • Resolves registrants’ issues and answers questions.

    Single Handed Trans-Pacific (SHTP) Race Chair Mentee; 3+ year term:

    Assist and learn from the present experienced Race Chair to prepare for the 2025 SHTP with the intent to be the 2027 SHTP Race Chair. Learn the ropes and assist with preparing and executing various elements of the 2025 SHTP including:

    • Updating race documents
    • Budget creation and management
    • Organization & execution of 10 monthly seminars Nov 24 - June 2025
    • Organize and coordinate inspections
    • Be present at the finish in Hanalei, July 2025
    Last edited by tmrsailing; 10-06-2023 at 02:23 PM.

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