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Free guide to recruiting Black and Asian trustees

Getting on Board’s comprehensive 62-page full-colour free guide, sponsored by Rathbones, takes you through all of the practical steps of a successful trustee recruitment campaign.

For more information on the benefits open recruitment brings to your board, and targeted guidance in planning and implementing a successful process within your charity, join one of our affordable monthly webinars


How to recruit trustees for your charity

This free guide, sponsored by Rathbones, seeks to demystify the process and promote the practice of open recruitment for charity boards.


How to recruit trustees for your charity guide includes:

  • real-life case studies

  • examples and quotes from 30 charities

  • practical advice

  • templates for skills audits and adverts

  • guidance on developing meaningful trustee inductions

  • and much more!

The guide showcases Getting on Board’s tried and tested eight-step trustee recruitment process which helps all your board members understand what needs to happen and when, to deliver a successful recruitment strategy.

Additional versions

“‘Using this guide from Getting on Board, charities of all sizes can successfully and affordably recruit trustees outside their usual pool of contacts.’

Sarah Atkinson, Director for Policy, Planning and Communications, Charity Commission."

If you would prefer a printed copy of the How to recruit trustees for your charity guide, you can purchase one from Directory of Social Change for £9.95.

We worked with Reach Volunteering, The Small Charities Coalition and the Association of Chairs to produce the Trustee Recruitment Cycle: an online version of this guide.

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