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  • Trustee recruitment

    Tools, resources and services for trustee recruitment and advertising available for NCVO members

  • Recruitment and starting employment

  • People: recruiting trustees

    The governing body must ensure it has a sufficient number of trustees and plan for succession.

  • How to successfully recruit to your organisation

    Whether you are recruiting your first paid employee, adding a new member to your team, or simply recruiting to a vacant position, recruitment is a vital part of any growing organisation. Although the idea may be a simple one, the investment in terms of time and money can be vast. Getting it right first time can be a vital way to save resources, and this guide should serve as a good basis to start your next recruitment campaign.  Note that this guide is intended as a brief document to cover some of the general aspects of recruitment.

  • How to write a job description and person specification

    Before you place a vacancy with a recruitment consultancy, it is a good idea to spend some time evaluating exactly what you require from a candidate. A job specification is a detailed description of the role, including all responsibilities, objectives, and requirements. A person specification is a profile of your ideal new employee, including skills, experience, and personality type.

  • How to to Recruit to Executive Level Posts

    Executive level posts are often challenging to recruit to.  They don’t have to be; proper preparation and a well planned, thought-through recruitment process will help increase your odds of a successful appointment.  We hope these steps will give you clarity and confidence around best practice for recruiting those at the helm of your organisation.

  • How to Write Persuasive Volunteer Recruitment Ads

    There are many people who are willing to volunteer in your organization. They just don’t know that yet. They are interested in your cause and they want to help. However, not all of those potential volunteers search for organizations they can contribute to. They need a trigger; something that will spark their interest and need to act. How do you attract more people towards your cause? Sometimes, you need to think like a marketer. You should promote your organization across different channels , so you’ll increase the awareness for the cause. In other words, you need to start placing recruitment ads. We’ll tell you how to do that in the most effective way. 

  • How to recruit to executive level posts

    Executive level posts are often challenging to recruit to.  They don’t have to be; proper preparation and a well planned, thought-through recruitment process will help increase your odds of a successful appointment.  We hope these steps will give you clarity and confidence around best practice for recruiting those at the helm of your organisation.

  • Trustee recruitment and induction

    Looking for a new trustee? Learn how to identify the skills gap your trustee needs to fill and carry out a successful recruitment with this four-part training course. It covers everything from planning the process, promoting your vacancy and making the selection, to evaluation and induction. It also comes with a host of downloadable templates, questionnaires and checklists to help you get the best people on your board.

  • How to recruit trustees for small charities from the private sector

    Finding the right trustees can be a challenge for any charity, but for smaller charities with very limited resources, it can prove even harder. Many would like to recruit people from the private sector because of the skills and experience they could bring to the table, but too often end up recruiting from the same old networks, because they don’t know how best to market their trustee roles or widen their recruitment net. Here’s how smaller charities can tap into the commercial sector and widen their recruitment net for trustee positions this year.

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