Monday 6th November

Trustees’ Week Seminar: Managing internal trustee differences positively – WCVA FREE Seminar

Online 11am – 12 noon

Trustees’ Week Seminar: Managing internal trustee differences positively Tickets, Mon 6 Nov 2023 at 11:00 | Eventbrite

2pm Trustees Cuppa and Catch up, share good practice and ideas at Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil.

Book your place  karen.vowles@vamt.net

 Tuesday 7th November

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Getting On Board – What Is A Trustee And How Do I Become One? An hour online introduction to becoming a Trustee FREE


 Wednesday 8th November

12 noon – 1pm NCVO/Trustees Unlimited – Why Diverse Boards Make More Impactful Decisions. An online hour discussion regarding importance of diverse boards. FREE 


2pm Suzanne Mollinson, Safeguarding Officer at Wales Council for Voluntary Action, overview of safeguarding for Trustees.

Book your place karen.vowles@vamt.net

 Thursday 9th November

12 noon – 1pm NCVO – Volunteers Leading Volunteers

Join us in this FREE one-hour session where we explore the unique role of trustees as volunteers and how engaging in good environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices helps our volunteering go further.

NCVO – Volunteers leading volunteers – Trustees Week

Friday 10th November

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Getting On Board – Imposters On Boards: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome. FREE 1 hour webinar. This session is for and about aspiring and serving trustees who worry that they don’t really deserve their place on a charity board.



Scope are currently advertising for maternity leave cover for the Programme Lead role on the Working on Wellbeing team.

Closing date is Friday 3 November.

To find out more and apply please visit the link below.

Working on Wellbeing programme lead vacancy

As part of the BBC’s ambition to better reflect the population in its workforce and output, we’re dedicated to finding the best deaf, disabled and/or neurodivergent candidates from across the UK to come and work with us! 

Sign up to the webinars here.

These webinars are just the beginning of the BBC’s commitment to recruit more deaf, disabled and neurodiverse talent. Later in the year and continuing into 2024, there will be Open Days across a number of BBC Locations including Pacific Quay in Glasgow and the Newsroom in London Broadcasting House.

Over the course of the year we hope to create more events, opportunities and conversations. Make sure have signed up to our talent pool to be kept up to date with events and opportunities. Link to talent pool here.

For any questions about the webinars or the wider campaign please contact Rozana.green@bbc.co.uk

Our 2023 theme: Many voices. Working together. With purpose.

Charities make a huge and positive impact on society and are dedicated to an enormous variety of good causes. This year we celebrate the individual talents, viewpoints and experiences each trustee brings to their board and their collective decision making and how diversity can help make a charity stronger.

Wednesday 8th November 2023 at 2pm


Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil

89-90 High Street, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8UH.

VAMT are hosting Suzanne Mollinson, Safeguarding Officer at Wales Council for Voluntary Action who will be giving a brief overview of the responsibilities of trustees and safeguarding. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and share your experiences too.

For more information and book your place at the event contact karen.vowles@vamt.net

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