Thursday, 3 October 2013

Series of Trustees' Week events from Voluntary Action Camden and Volunteer Centre Camden

Trustee Week Events from VAC and VCC
4th – 10th November 2013

Monday 4th November 10am-4.30pm
Introduction to being a Trustee
This stand-alone course is also day 1 of the VAC Better Governance course which has been successfully running for five year.  (You can just sign up to this one day event or to all 5 days of the full course.) This first day looks at what it means to be a trustee, how the role differs for trustees of small organisation as well as answering many other questions, such as, what is the difference between a management committee and a board of trustees? To attend click here
If you have questions contact Kevin at VAC – 020 7284 6557 or

Tuesday 5th November
Launch of new Trustee ResourcesVAC and VCC will be celebrating the launch of new on-line resources for trustees, including role descriptions, recruitment guides and more at

Wednesday 6th November
Trustee Speed Matching Event
The annual Trustee Speed Matching event is for any member who is interested in recruiting new or additional trustees to their board.
We know our members recognise that trustees play a vital role in the strategic management of their charity.  We also know that boards benefit greatly from having a more diverse range of people, particularly from under-represented groups such as younger people and those with a wide range of backgrounds and skills.
This year’s event takes place at The Jewish Museum on Wednesday, 6th November.
Book your place at
If you have any questions or would like more information, please call or email Cam at Volunteer Centre Camden – 020 7424 9990, 077 677 577 03 or

Thursday 7th November 6.00 – 8.00
Trustee Celebration Evening at Mary Ward Centre
Over wine and nibbles, listen to first-hand accounts of being a trustee in Camden and share your own experiences.  Learn more about the accredited course that the Mary Ward Centre run – Governance in the Voluntary and Community Sector. More information on the course at:
If you have questions contact Kevin at VAC – 020 7284 6557 or

Friday 8th November
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