An expert’s insight on why and how to recruit young trustees

Tue, 06 Oct 2020

12:30 - 13:30


This session will be led be Leon Ward who is a trustee and Deputy Chair of Brook Young People, the UK’s largest sex and relationships charity for young people. He is also an Ambassador for the Young Trustees Movement. Previously, he was a trustee of Plan UK, Interact Worldwide and Leap Confronting Conflict. He is author of the Young Trustees Guide, published in the UK to encourage the charity sector to increase the number of young trustees serving on charity boards.

In this session, Leon will outline why and how Chairs and boards should actively recruit young trustees. It will also outline the practical steps you need to take to ensure the board allows young trustees to thrive.

The session will be held over the online platform, Zoom, enabling you to see the expert and others joining the session face to face. Never used Zoom before? Do not worry! Following sign up we will send you a link to join the video call and instructions on how to use Zoom (e.g. how to check your sound and video are working).

The session will begin with the expert giving a short presentation on a particular topic. There will then be opportunity for you to ask questions, share your own learning and experiences and to hear from others.

How to book / contact details:

This event is not open for bookings yet.
This online peer surgery is open to those who are Association of Chairs members or who have registered with the free Beacon Programme. This free programme is aimed at Chairs and Vice Chairs of smaller charities in England with an annual income of under £1 million.

Please join the programme for free if you a Chair or Vice Chair of a small charity, so you can make a booking for this event; or become a member of Association of Chairs. If you are already a member, or are already registered on the Beacon Programme, please log in to your account to access the booking link.


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