Richmond CVS Online Trustee Recruitment Event

Thursday 14 October 2021, 6.30pm - 8pm

Ever thought about being a local trustee?  Book now to join us and find out more

Click here to book your free place

Trustee Network Event - Recruiting a More Diverse Board

Thursday 4 November 2021, 12.30pm - 2pm

Learn about creating a more diverse board and pose questions to an expert panel. Book here.

Covid-19 Resource to Support Trustees

We have created a comprehensive new resource to help any trustee board or management committee.   It offers guidance on key issues to be considered now, in order to prepare for the future.

Reporting Serious Incidents

Trustees are responsible for reporting serious incidents - this briefing provides a simple guide.

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: 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.

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

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.  The next session focuses on Recruiting a More Diverse Board on 4 November 2021 - book now.

Contact us

Email us at 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 Resources page.