Benefits of becoming a trustee

Giving something back

Becoming a trustee is a fantastic way to give something back to a cause you care about. You will be playing an integral rolein the way the charity is run, ensuring it remains sustainable and financially viable. The help you provide will be invaluable.

Professional skills

Getting involved as a charity Trustee is a great way to put your professional skills to use but can also be a fantastic opportunity to learns. You will get great insight into what is involved in the management of charities and gain extensive leadership skills.

Improve your CV and enhance your professional development

Only 0.5% of all charity Trustees are between 18 and 24. We would love to hear from people of ALL ages and encourage you to get in touch if you are looking to offer your experience and insight whilst developing professionally.

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From learning how organisations are run to planning finances and attending meetings, being a trustee demonstrates the commitment you have to your own personal and professional development.

Meeting new people

Joining a new organisation or charity is a fantastic way to meet new people from a range of different personal and professional backgrounds.

Volunteering to make a difference

The opportunity to be part of a well-respected local charity, with the opportunity to shape the future of the organisation.


Case Study - Pip Tucker

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Pip works for Somerset County Council as a public health specialist and has been a trustee at St Margaret’s for 18 months. He shares how he previously worked with the hospice and the benefits of being a trustee. 

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