A Community First Yorkshire event

Trustee Essentials Session 6 – How to Successfully Recruit Trustees

Office desk including a keyboard, a recruitment notebook, pen, glasses, and coffee.

Event aims

This one-hour session will give you an introduction into how to recruit trustees for your charity board.

The training will provide you with a clear understanding of how to successfully recruit trustees and strengthen your board. We will provide you with links to our free guides and resources to help strengthen your recruitment process and let you have details of our Trustee Recruitment Masterclass.

This live, interactive training focuses on the role in practice. Along with our four other ‘bitesize learning’ sessions and ‘Being the Best Trustee’ our training will support you in your role as trustee and ensure you are meeting the Charity Good Governance Code.

See our other bite-size sessions:

Who should attend?

This training is suitable for charity trustees and staff of charitable organisations looking to recruit new trustees.

Please note this training is aimed at organisations and groups based in North Yorkshire or delivering services within North Yorkshire.

What will you learn?

To gain an understanding of:

  • How to work out who you need on your board.
  • How to plan the recruitment process.
  • How to find your new trustees.
  • How to shortlist and interview trustees.
  • How to get the onboarding right.

About the trainer

This training will be delivered by Hilary Ashton. Hilary has many years’ experience working with charitable groups and community organisations across North Yorkshire.

How to book

Booking deadline date: Monday 14 November 2022, 12:00pm

If you have any questions about booking or invoicing please contact info@communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk or telephone 01904 704177.


Attendees can receive refunds for cancellations up to 7 days before the event date.


This event is free to organisations in North Yorkshire with an income of up to £5k thanks to funding from North Yorkshire County Council.

Places for other organisations are £18pp (incl VAT) for this session only / £90 (incl VAT) for this session and 5 Trustee Essentials sessions.

If you are a small organisation that would struggle to attend this training, a limited number of bursary places may be available. Please contact communitysupport@communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk or 01904 704177 to discuss this further.

Please note that non-attendance on training you have booked on will require the full payment, this also applies to bursary and funded places. This is to allow as many participants as possible access to our training. See our Terms and Conditions for more information.