Too Many Charities Struggle
to Find Young Trustees simplifies the Trustee recruitment process and actively
promotes Trustee roles to a broader range of young people.

Get Involved
Realise Your Potential

Your are a future civil society leader with a fresh perspective. Broaden your horizons and register your interest in becoming a young trustee.

Become a Young Trustee
Appoint a Young Trustee

Strengthen your organisation, civil society and empower the next generation by committing to recruit a young trustee during the year of young people.

Pledge Your Organisation

Young trustees


the average age of a trustee


of people under 35 are interested in becoming a trustee


of trustees are under 30

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    "A Board that does not reflect the diversity of the people it hopes to represent or support will struggle to find effective solutions. Young Trustees offer much more than enthusiasm - they bring with them a lifetime of skills, experience and understanding that is likely to be lacking around the decision making table."
    Lisa Clark
    Trustee at Zero Tolerance Scotland
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    "Being appointed as a Trustee of Young Scot, I have gained a great depth of knowledge and particular professionalism & integrity which I have taken forward in the early stages of my career"
    Abbie Wilson
    Trustee at Young Scot

Alignment with National and Global Strategies

UN Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG 16)

The 7th target of SDG16 is to Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.

Scottish Government National Performance Framework

National Outcome 7: We have tackled the significant inequalities in Scottish society.