Case Studies – Trustee

  • Trustee for Big Breakfast Plus

    I became involved with the HOSTS network through my work as a Social Investment Manager at Nationwide Building Society. Our new strategy focuses on housing and how we can make a difference in our local communities to tackle the issues relating to housing.

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  • A very exciting opportunity

    Enrych Swindon –

    I wasn’t sure what I could contribute to Enrych, a charity which enables people with disabilities to enjoy a social life, but I met the other trustees and found my worries were unfounded.  Charities need a business perspective when setting strategy and for particular areas of expertise eg HR, IT, social media.  In my day job, I am commercially focussed and have found I can contribute by helping the charity to be more externally focussed and achieve more sustainability.  I’ve also contributed my network within the business world – helpful for fundraising and recruiting volunteers.

    This has been a very exciting opportunity!

    Mai, Nationwide

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  • Joining local youth charity Inner Flame as a trustee suits me …

    I was looking for a volunteer role within a time commitment I could manage.   Joining local youth charity Inner Flame as a trustee suits me – it only takes one evening per month.

    Although I’ve only just started my career at Nationwide, I have found I already have business skills to contribute.   I’ve encouraged better finance systems and come up with better ideas.

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