What is a Trustee?

Trustees are a vital part of any charitable organisation. This specialist volunteer role offers the chance to guide and develop an organisation’s success. The support we offer includes:

Trustee Recruitment Event - 14 November 2019: our annual event,  where you can find out more about being a trustee if you're looking for a local opportunity, or meet potential new trustees if you're an organisation.  Find out more and book your free place here.

Trustee Recruitment (ongoing): contact our volunteering service if you’re interested in a role or you are looking for new trustees – call 020 8843 7945.

Trustee Training: we offer two-part introductory sessions, if you’re a new trustee, want to refresh your skills or are simply thinking about taking a role on.  Check our Training and Events page for upcoming dates or get in touch with training@richmondcvs.org.uk.

Richmond Trustee Network: come to one of our network meetings held up to four times a year for local trustees to offer informal networking, learning and peer support.  Our next meeting is on the evening of 11 November 2019 - book here.

Contact us

Email us at volunteer@communityconnectionsrichmond.org.uk to find out more or subscribe to our e-news for regular updates.

Resources for Trustees:

A Chair’s Compass: a guide for chairs of charities and non-profit organisations

The Essential Trustee: the government guide to the duties of a trustee

Essential Trustee Series: online training videos by the FSI

The Governance Code:  a practical tool to help charity trustees develop high standards of governance

KnowhowNonProfit: expert information and guides on governance issues provided by NCVO

Managing Your Charity: a full list of government guidance

Trustees Week: celebrating the work of trustees and offering insights, information and resources

TrusteeWorks: a bespoke trustee recruitment service provided by Reach Volunteering

Download our briefings

Take a look at our full range of suggested resources including those relating to governance on our Briefings and Guides page.