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Volunteering community

Stay up-to-date with the essential tools and information to support you in your volunteering journey, whether you're a trustee of a large not-for-profit organisation, or simply helping a local charity with its accounts.

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Charity regulation and legislation

Charity trusteeship

Becoming an honorary treasurer

The Treasurer’s role is an important one which is vital to the well being of any charity. It is also a very rewarding role which needs to be widely recognised and acknowledged.

Charity Finances: Trustee Essentials (CC25)

Charity Commission guidance explaining the basics of financial responsibility when running a charity. It covers everyday financial management and broader resource issues such as staff and volunteers.


Volunteering as an ICAEW member

The purpose of this page is to give you an overview of key membership considerations when thinking about volunteering and also to make you aware of ways in which ICAEW can support you in your volunteering role.

Volunteering as a school governor

Becoming a school governor provides you with a unique opportunity to develop skills in budgeting, HR, marketing, PR, change management, strategic planning as well as the softer skills needed for effective team working such as influencing, coaching and communication skills.

NCVO Volunteering webpages

NCVO resources for volunteers. Includes extensive resources on managing charities, events, courses, research and news relevant to the charity sector.

Past newsletters and consultations