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Too Many Charities Struggle
to Find Young Trustees

Trustee.scot 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.

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Young trustees

61

the average age of a trustee

85%

of people under 35 are interested in becoming a trustee

<2.1%

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 skills...in particular professionalism & integrity which I have taken forward in the early stages of my career"
    Abbie Wilson
    Trustee at Young Scot
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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.