Trustee recruitment resources

Use these resources alongside our Trustee Recruitment Guide.

Recruitment processes and plans

1. Sample Board Recruitment Process

2. Example recruitment plan: Well Women Centre

 

Working out what you need on your board

1. Getting on Board audit of the skills, knowledge and experience you have on your board.

2. Reach Skills Audit https://reachskills.org.uk/knowledge-centre/support-boards/recruiting-and-retaining-trustee/how-do-i-do-skills-audit

3. Prospect-US Skills Audit https://prospect-us.co.uk/media/84991/board-skills-audit-v1.doc

 

What to include in your advert

1. Template trustee advert

2. Example advert: TLC

3. Example advert: Well Women

4. Example advert: Community Action Norfolk

5. Example advert: First Give

6. Example advert: Heart UK

7. Example advert: Peer Power

8. Example advert: Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation

9. Example advert: Trust Links

10. Example advert: Young Citizens

11. Example advert: Canaan Project

 

Tailoring adverts for specific skills

1. Example tailored advert (fundraiser): Heart UK

2. Example tailored advert (treasurer): Well Women

Targeting your advertising

1. Ideas for useful links for trustee recruitment

2. Some ways to use LinkedIn for trustee recruitment

Role and person specifications

1. Reach role description templates

2. Template role description and person specification

3. Example role description and person specification

4. Example treasurer specification: Heart UK

5. NCVO example person specification

Candidate information packs

1. Template trustee information pack

2. Example trustee information pack: Trust Links

3. Example trustee information pack: Well Women

4. Example trustee information pack: Young Citizens

Shortlisting

Shortlisting template

 

Interviewing

1. Interview question template

2. Prospect-US interview questions

3. Reach interview questions

4. Email notifying unsuccessful candidates

 

Appointment

1. Template reference request

2. Template appointment letter

 

Induction

1. Example induction pack: Well Women Centre

2. Example Trustee Handbook: Heart UK

 

Board operations

1. Directors Codes of Conduct, example 1, example 2, example 3

2. Board objectives

3. Board terms of reference

  • White Twitter Icon
  • White LinkedIn Icon
  • blog-icon

   Getting on Board is a registered charity #1112013 |   ©2020 Getting on Board  |  Website by Scroobius Design

Offering a free candidate recruitment service to charities, helping individuals become leaders through board level volunteering, Charity Board Recruitment Support

-Help those who want to become charity board trustees, Support charities to improve their board recruitment