Model role descriptions for trustees

All boards must have a Chair and a Treasurer. These post holders play a crucial role in ensuring that your charity is well governed, and recruiting the right people will make a huge difference to your board. 

Trustees hold joint responsibility for governance, but boards often have trustee roles with a specific focus, and which require a particular skill set. 

We have created some model role descriptions to help you recruit to these positions. They are generic descriptions – so please use them as a starting point and adapt them to the needs your particular board.