Recruitment & Induction

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CC24: Users on Board - Beneficiaries who Become Trustees 

This guide is aimed at charities that provide services to individuals and involve individuals in the development of services or facilities supplied to them. The general principles are also useful to any charity seeking input from their users. 
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CC30: Finding New Trustees 

The recruitment, selection and induction of trustees can strongly influence how effective a charity is in the future. This guidance from the Charity Commission answers some common questions and sets out a framework for the recruitment process .
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RS1: Trustee Recruitment, Selection and Induction 

This is one of a series of reports by the Charity Commission that raises awareness of issues on trustee recruitment, selection and induction. It will help charities maximise their impact, comply with legal obligations and enhance effectiveness.
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RS23: A Breath of Fresh Air- Young people as charity trustees

This Charity Commission report helps increase understanding of recruiting young people as charity trustees. It encourages charities to build a diverse trustee board and proposes ways to attract more young people to take up charity trustee roles .
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Charity Trustee: What's Involved

This booklet from the Charity Commission sets out a summary of the responsibilities and duties of a trustee, and explains how trustees can get support and assistance from the Commission and from other organisations. 
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How to Increase Diversity Among Trustees 

Achieving diversity is a perpetual challenge for charities. This How-to guide from KnowHow NonProfit gives tips on how to achieve diversity.
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Trustee Declaration Form

Designed by Charity Commission, this is a template Trustee Declaration form that new trustees should sign as they take up the role. It covers aspects of eligibility, trustee responsibility, personal benefit and working with vulnerable groups.
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Role Descriptions for Trustee Roles

This page offers model job descriptions, person specifications, interview questions and a Board Skills Audit to help guide and inform organisations and in implementing good governance. 
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