Trustee Training – Hurst Green

In by Nina Porter

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Date(s) - 12th Mar
10:00 am - 4:15 pm

St John's Church


This one-day course is designed for those thinking about becoming a trustee and for new and existing trustees who could benefit from some formal training around their roles, particularly identifying trustee responsibilities and liabilities. It can also be a good way to refresh your knowledge if you are already a trustee.  This training has been arranged by Tandridge Voluntary Action.

Course Aims

  • Define the legal status of Trustees
  • Recognise ways to reduce associated risks and potential legal challenges
  • Develop good practice specific to your organisation

Course Objectives

Establish who can and who can’t be a trustee, summarise trustee roles, responsibilities and liabilities

  • Identify the 3 strands of governance
  • Review your role and responsibility for good financial management

Course Programme

  • What is a trustee?
  • Who can be a trustee?
  • Roles, responsibilities and liabilities
  • Governance
    • Governing without managing
    • Corporate / fiduciary
    • Strategic
    • Impact
  • Relationship with chair and chief executive
  • Understanding finance

Course Tutor – Matthew Plumridge

The course will be run by Matthew Plumridge who has worked in the not-for-profit and charitable sector for over 25 years in roles such as volunteer co-ordinator, project manager and Board member working with small, medium and large UK and international charities. He is a former Trustee of Volunteering England.

Course Duration: 10am to 4:15 pm including breaks and 45 minutes for lunch which will be provided.

Cost:  There is a £55 charge for this training (with deductions for TVA members).

To book please go to the Tandridge Voluntary Action Website here