Week is the annual event that showcases the fantastic work
that trustees do for their charities, communities and the sector.
Events all around the country will celebrate the achievements of
trustees, as well as highlight opportunities for you to get
involved with a local charity or voluntary organisation at board
Trustees Week 2019:
Inspiring Trust and Confidence in your Charity 6pm - 8pm,
Monday 4 November
As part of Trustees Week 2019 WCVA is pleased to invite you to
an event held in partnership with Hugh James
This event will be particularly relevant for the people who lead
charities in Wales, including Chairs, trustees and Chief
Maintaining the trust and confidence of your beneficiaries,
funders and donors is essential to the successful delivery of your
charity's aims. The Charity Commission's new statement of strategic
intent aims 'to ensure charity can thrive and inspire trust so that
people can improve lives and strengthen society.'
With a presentation from The Charity Commission for England and
Wales and a practical workshop from Annabel Lloyd, Managing
Director at PR & Communications company Golley Slater, this
event will help you think about how you can ensure your charity
inspires trust and confidence and maintains an excellent reputation
with your beneficiaries, funders and the public.
This event will also provide an invaluable opportunity to
network with the Chairs, trustees and Chief Officers of other
organisations in Wales.
Top Tips to Improve your governance, 2pm - 3pm, Thursday 7
Good governance is essential for charities, but it can be
difficult to stay on top of all your responsibilities as a trustee.
This free webinar will provide some top tips for maintaining high
standards of governance in your charity and tell you about tools
and resources that can support you in your role.
To book your free place on the above events please
There are nineteen County Voluntary Councils in Wales that can
offer local support to trustees
Trustees Week events in Powys, Monday 4 November -
Friday 8 November
The Charity Governance Code Workshop, 10am - 11.30am,
Monday 4 November Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council
The Ethical Trustee: Free briefing, 5pm - 7pm, Monday
4 November, Swansea Council for voluntary Service
South Wales Third Sector Law and Governance
Conference, 10am - 3.30pm, Wednesday 6 Nov in
Recruiting Volunteer Trustees (£20/£40) 9.30am -
12.30pm, Thursday 7th November in Pontypridd
Trusted Charity Workshop, 10am - 11.30am, Friday 8
November, Denbighshire Voluntary Services Council
Information about local events will be added here as it becomes
available. Please check back regularly.
What we offer trustees
WCVA offers a wide range of support to trustees. If you are
interested in becoming a Trustee take a look at this two
minute video to find out more.
Governance health check
We've created an interactive governance health check for trustee
boards to use. It's a self-assessment toolkit and is a great
resource to help you ensure your organisation is as well governed
as it can be. It can also assist boards of any size to demonstrate
their good governance to funders, beneficiaries and
The latest news
We keep trustees up to date with the latest news via our
website, and also in our weekly newsletter for our members. Sign up
to become a member here to receive the newsletter and many other
benefits that come with being a member of WCVA.
You can advertise your trustee vacancies for free on the Volunteering Wales
WCVA offers a host of resources to help trustees,
sheets and publications covering
a variety of topics.
Further information on Trustee roles can also be found on
Charity Commission website.