4 Nov 2019
Trustees Week 2019 takes place from the 4 - 8 November 2019
What are you doing to celebrate and thank your
WCVA would like to say a big 'thank you' to all the people who
volunteer as trustees and make an enormous contribution to
charities in Wales. We really couldn't do it without you!
Trustees Week is a
fantastic opportunity to thank your trustees for the work that they
do. Being a trustee involves taking on significant responsibilities
and time commitments and the role is almost always unpaid.
WCVA will be holding an event on Monday 4 November in
partnership with Hugh James to talk about how charities can
inspire trust and confidence in what they do.
On Thursday 7 November we'll be hosting a webinar on
Top Tips for Good Governance.
There will be lots of other events happening across Wales. Have
a look at our website to find out more Trustees
What are you going to do for Trustees Week?
Events will be taking place across Wales and you can find out
more about what's happening on the WCVA
How to get involved:
- Take the time to thank your trustees for their
- Attend one of the local or national events that will be
happening during the week
- Use the hashtag #trusteesweek to join the discussion on social
- Take the opportunity to advertise any trustee vacancies you may
Here are some interesting statistics about trustees from the
- There are around 850,000 trustees in England and Wales
- 93% of trustees say the role is important or very important to
- 70% of trustees volunteer for smaller charities
- The estimated value of trustee time is £3.5 billion a year
- 86,000 trustee roles are held by 16 to 34-year-olds
The majority (92%) of trustees are white, older and above
average income and education, so there is a need to increase the
diversity of trustees and recruit people with a wide range of
backgrounds, experiences and skills.
Perhaps you could become a trustee? Watch this short video to
find out more, Being