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Getting on Board

Board-level volunteering career specialists

Getting on Board is a charity that can help you, your employees and members of your professional networks become new leaders in your communities through board-level volunteering.

Board level volunteering has enormous benefits for individuals, their employers and for the boards of the charities, public bodies and schools that they join.

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Trustees' week 2014

Trustees' WeekThe 2014 Trustees' Week will be held from Monday 10th November until Sunday 16th.

Getting on Board is proud to be a founder member of the Trustees' Week event which is organised by the Charities Commission.

Information on Trustees Week 2014 can be found at http://trusteesweek.blogspot.co.uk/

If you are interested in running a seminar or holding an event and would like a speaker from Getting on Board please contact us.

Board Level Volunteering Seminar

Tuesday 18th November, 4-6pm
Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED

Develop skills by volunteering as a trustee of a charity, a school governor or a board member of a public body.
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If you wish to attend the seminar, please register now. Contact us at info@gettingonboard.org  or call 01449 744166

Individuals who become trustees may wish to consider Trustee Training and Development through the services of OnBoard run by Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2-6 Cannon Street, London EC4M 6YH. Contact: Philip Kirkpatrick, e-mail: info@on-board.org and see www.on-board.org. OnBoard is a registered trademark owned by Bates Wells Braithwaite and the name and words 'Getting on Board' are used with the agreement of Bates Wells Braithwaite.

"Getting on Board is an excellent initiative, and the Institute of Directors fully supports its objectives. Board-level volunteering is a cost-effective way of developing leadership skills, especially of middle and senior managers, the directors of the future. Increasingly prospective employees want to work for employers that put something back into their communities, and companies that encourage board level volunteering are more likely to become 'employers of choice'. It is also a simple way for companies to meet their corporate responsibility goals."

Miles Templeman
Director-General
Institute of Directors