Trustee’s week is an annual event highlighting volunteering at trustee level.
Here are a list of 5 frequently asked questions and answers about being a trustee.
What is a trustee?
- Trustee’s ensure the vision and aims of a charitable organisation are being fulfilled. Trustee’s are there to support the day to day running of an organisation using their commitment, enthusiasm and skills.
Why be a trustee?
- Like any volunteering role, being a trustee is the chance to make a difference to an organisation. Trustees are able to utilise and develop their own management and leadership skills and learn about the management and leadership of charitable organisations.
How old do I need to be?
- Generally, Trustee’s should be a minimum of 18yrs old
What skills do I need?
- Ideally a field speciality, i.e. leadership, management, HR, Social media and marketing, law, asset management, finance
How much time do I need to commit?
- Generally, trustee board meetings are bi-monthly and last for 2hrs each meeting. There is additional time required in terms of preparation for meetings. So as a guide a total of 2-3 days per year.
Want more information?
Want to know more about being a trustee for an organisation in Walsall, then contact One Walsall via email@example.com or call 01922 619840