Changing the face of trusteeship

Getting on Board is a charity which supports people from all sectors of society to become charity board trustees,
and charities to recruit and retain a diverse range of trustees.

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Becoming a trustee could boost your career, your health and your happiness. Find out more powerful reasons to consider charity trusteeship.   >> READ MORE

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Open recruitment works because it brings you more candidates, particularly a more diverse range of candidates and a greater range of skills and perspectives on your board.    >> READ MORE

 Our monthly webinars are now free! 


We so excited that we've been able to make our regular webinars free.


This is part of our mission commitment to spreading the word of open recruitment and diverse boards. 

We hope that by making our regular webinars and as many other events as we can free, that we achieve our aim more swiftly. 

If you want support on your trusteeship journey or help for your charity, what are you waiting for? Book a webinar today!

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New webinar: Becoming a great Trustee

We want trustees to be the best versions of themselves they can be. 

This new one-hour free session is for trustees and aspiring trustees who have a passion to take their charity forward, to grow impact, to leave a personal legacy and feel the sense of personal fulfilment from the time they volunteer.

Learn the right questions to ask and when to ask them, common pitfalls for charity boards and how to avoid them, managing risk and how to establish an appropriate level of risk and much more. 

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Download our free guide for trustees

Read our FREE Guide

Becoming a charity trustee is an amazing way to give back to the causes you love, connect with your community, boost your career, confidence, happiness and health. So what's stopping you?  Getting on Board’s free downloadable guide How to Become a Charity Trustee has everything you need to get on board as a charity trustee.

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Webinars and Events

  • What is a trustee and how do I become one?
    Multiple Dates
    05 Sept, 18:00 – 19:00
    Free webinar
    This free one-hour webinar will give you an introduction into what trustees are, what they do and give you some top tips on how you become one.
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  • Support your staff to become trustees
    Multiple Dates
    09 Sept, 12:00 – 13:00
    Free webinar
    Learn how, as an employer, you can support your staff to become trustees, and why your company, employees and charities reap the benefits. The webinar is particularly intended for HR, Learning & Development, responsible business and equality, diversity & inclusion professionals but all are welcome.
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  • Free: The Onboarding: induction training for newly appointed Trustees (1)
    Multiple Dates
    21 Sept, 17:30 – 18:30 BST
    Online webinar (further dates available)
    This is the session for you if you've just joined a board and want to equip yourself with an understanding of your new responsibilities.
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  • How to Diversify your Trustee Board
    Multiple Dates
    23 Sept, 12:00 – 13:00
    Free webinar
    This one-hour session gives you an introduction on how to diversify your charity board, a whistle stop tour of all the things you need to do - with our free best practice guide available to you to help you think differently about how you approach your recruitment to try and attract diverse trustees.
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  • Becoming a great trustee
    Multiple Dates
    11 Oct, 19:00 – 20:00
    Free webinar
    This session is for those trustees and aspiring trustees who have a passion to take their charity forward, to grow impact, to leave a personal legacy and feel the sense of personal fulfilment from the time they volunteer.
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  • Help! We need new trustees
    Multiple Dates
    12 Oct, 16:30 – 17:30
    Online webinar
    This free one-hour session will give you an introduction into how to recruit trustees for your charity board. It will be a whistle stop tour of all the things you need to do - with our FREE best practice guide available to you to help you every step of the way.
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  • Charity Board Leadership Programme: free webinar
    More dates announcing soon
    Webinar
    This free 45 minute webinar is your chance to find out about our unique programme to support you to become a charity trustee.
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  • Transform: free information webinars & workshops
    More dates will be announced soon
    Online Event
    A trustee recruitment programme for charities who wish to take action to diversify their board. We offer free 45 minute information webinars and workshops for you to find out about this unique programme for charities who wish to diversify their boards.
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