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Enhance your employability as a charity board member

Are you interested in enhancing your employability and developing your leadership skills as a charity board member? 


If so, volunteering as a charity trustee is a great way to support a cause you are passionate about while gaining leadership experience, cross-sector skills, and exposure to new environments. 


Sign up for one of our Board Bank Discover sessions led by specialist trustee recruitment charity Getting on Board this February to find out more. 


You’ll learn about the role of a charity trustee, why charities need young trustees, the skills you could develop and the difference you could make within our local communities. These events are coordinated by King’s and KCLSU for all King’s students as part of KCLSU’s Student Volunteering Week.


· Mon 7 Feb, online, 13.05 – 13.55, sign up here

· Tue 8 Feb, KCLSU Guy’s Campus, West Wing, Room 4, 13.05 – 13.55, sign up here

· Wed 9 Feb, KCLSU Strand Campus, 8th Floor Bush House, Room D, 14.05 – 14.55, sign up here


King’s is committed to working with local partners to make positive change in the boroughs we call home. Created in partnership with KCLSU, Student Board Bank connects local organisations looking for trustees with the skills and experience of King’s students and staff. I have never sat on a board and it is a great opportunity to learn more about finance, governance and build on existing skills like communication and teamwork that will support me in my future career. More than anything, I want to open the door for other people with my experiences to join a charity and make a real difference in people’s lives. – Anbreen Bi, MSc Psychiatric Research and student Board Bank participant Find out more about Board Bank and King’s work to serve, support and sustain our local communities at


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