Trustees: Rights and Responsibilities Workshop
FREE for volunteers and staff of local charities and groups.
Who should attend?
This workshop is specifically designed for people currently working as or recently appointed
as charity trustees. It addresses many current concerns about this demanding role including
legal rights and responsibilities, financial probity and relationships with key employees and
what can be done when problems arise.
Details of the Training Programme
Part one includes an overview of the trustee role, focusing on the key rights and
responsibilities. Delegates will be asked to consider the impact of Articles of Association and
current guidance from the Charity Commission, and the influence of charity law.
In part two delegates will focus will be on a range of case study scenarios covering day-to-
day challenges facing trustees, including dealing with difficult colleagues, through the
examination of a trustee Code of Conduct.
By the end of the workshop delegates will be more aware of:
- The distinct roles and responsibilities of trustees, management and staff;
- Some of the more common challenges faced by trustees, including conflicts of
interest and dealing with difficult colleagues;
- The importance of having a trustee Code of Conduct;
- How best to identify a way forward for their Boards
Delegates will receive course handouts and a certificate of attendance
Wednesday 4th September 2019
The Old Library Centre,
65 Ombersley Street
East Droitwich Spa,
Courses are FREE to staff and volunteers of charities and community groups within Worcestershire.
If you are not sure if you qualify please contact Donna Child on: 01905 779115.
Non Attendance or cancellation (within 48hrs) of any course place booked and confirmed will be charged at £25
Droitwich CVS have to pay the full cost of the course regardless of numbers attending on the day so please do not book a place if you are not going to attend.
Booking confirmation will be made by email or telephone on receipt of your booking form.
Please note that places are limited and will be confirmed on a first come first served basis.
Only 3 places per organisation/group will be allowed if numbers exceed available places.