Recruiting new trustees
Resources to help you reach out to more people, provide information about what trustees do, and welcome new trustees to your Executive Committee.
Stage 1: Attract - Let people know you're looking for trustees
At this first stage, the goal is to spark curiosity on these exciting roles. It’s time to make some noise, and let everyone know you’re looking for trustees. The more people you reach, the better! Use the resources below to promote on different platforms.
With your network
Tell your Scouts network about the amazing opportunity:
With young people
We want to be youth shaped, and having young trustees on Executive Committees helps to ensure young people’s views are considered when making decisions.
Stage 2: Engage - Provide the right information at the right time
Now that you've got a couple of people interested in becoming a trustee, it's time to give them a bit more information and give them a chance to "have a go".
Four Step Challenge
Explore how you can give potential trustees a gradual introduction to Scouts and the role.Discover Four Step Challenge
Stage 3: Prepare - Welcome and induct new trustees
Have you found someone great volunteers for your trustee role? Now it's time to get them officially onboard, make them feel at home and help them settle in. Don't forget, the legal requirements for the trustee role can vary slightly between nations. Speak to your local team if you are unsure about the details!