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Governance and Trusteeship

VANEL encourages and supports good governance across charities and voluntary and community groups.  We share resources, provide training and support and can help boards develop their skills and recruit trustees.

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Governance Basics

What is governance? What is trusteeship?  Basic information to understand how governance works and how VANEL can help.

Recruiting a Trustee

– Advice on recruiting to your board
– places to look to find trustees
– current local trustee vacancies
– recruiting via the Volunteer Centre

Common Board Issues

Recruitment to the board
Board behaviour issues
Development approaches
Skills development

Support for you as a Trustee

Training for new Trustees
“Tea and Trustees” monthly support and discussions
Useful resources and information
Has your organisation got a Supporting Volunteers Award?

Supporting your Volunteer Board

How you can support your Trustees?



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