Being a charity trustee

Ensure trustees understand their roles and responsibilities under the Charity Governance Code

This course will give you an overview of the Charity Governance Code and the legal requirements for trustees. Use this opportunity to learn about trustees' roles and responsibilities, ask questions and meet other trustees.

Who the course is for
This course is suitable for potential or new trustees in Hertfordshire voluntary sector , as well as those with some experience who would like a refresher on their role.

Course date: Tuesday 12 July 2022
Time: 13.00-15.00
Cost: FREE
Course will be delivered via Zoom.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course you will:
  • Understand the different types of voluntary organisations

  • Be aware of the roles of trustee boards and the requirements of individual trustees

  • Know about the key legal requirements

  • Know about the Charity Governance Code

  • Be more confident in the role of a trustee

About the trainer:

Sue Pearlman is the lead Governance trainer for HCF and Better Boards, a trustee for Communities 1st and a consultant for NCVO. Sue has a wealth of experience in the voluntary sector and is a skilled facilitator, trainer, supervisor and mentor. She is passionate about the potential of the voluntary sector and understands the different roles that trustees, managers, staff, volunteers, clients, funders and other stakeholders play.


This course is fully funded for voluntary and community sector organisations in Hertfordshire.

Contact for enquiries: or call 01707 280332


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