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Trustees’ Week 2020!

Join us for a jam-packed week of events supporting new and existing Trustees alike!

With everything online, you can enjoy essential advice from the comfort of home.

Programme of events

Monday 2 November

The value of Young Trustees and how to recruit successfully

2nd November 2020, 10:30 am – 11:30 am


Join us for the first event of the week! In this free session, learn about the benefits of involving 16-30-year-olds as Young Trustees – and how to recruit successfully. From hearing how to approach this with boards and constitutions, to exploring how you can take advantage of the Young Leadership Project, this workshop will be full of crucial advice.

Tuesday 3 November

‘Finance Essentials for Treasurers and Trustees’

3 November 2020, 9:30am – 1:00pm

£45 for the VCSE sector

Would you like to feel more confident about financial reporting? This comprehensive course is designed to support Treasurers and Trustees in understanding financial responsibilities. From record keeping to reporting, and from the Charity Commission register to requirements, feel secure in your knowledge and enjoy training from experienced professionals.

This course is being delivered in partnership with our colleagues from Essex Rural Community Council.

Wednesday 4 November

It’s competition time!

We’re handing out places to eight lucky entrants on the ‘Introduction to Trustee Roles and Responsibilities’ course. Normally £38 per person, this highly effective introduction is an excellent way to support new and existing trustees alike. Participants will learn about their role and responsibilities in governing an effective organisation.

To enter, simply answer the following question:

Q. Which of these is not a Trustee position?

A. Chair




Email your answer to [email protected], stating ‘competition’ in the subject box and providing your name, contact details and the organisation you are entering on behalf of. Eight entrants will be pulled at random to win the free place on the course. But hurry! The competition closes on the 23 October 2020.

Thursday 5 November

Get Informed: Social Investment for Boards’

5 November 2020, 11:00-1:00pm


Take this opportunity to learn more about social investment and why it could be important for your organisation going forward. Hear from other organisations about their experience – and find out how this type of finance can help you and your organisation.

For this event, CAS is in partnership with Voluntary Norfolk and Big Society Capital.