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  • Feel confident in your role as a charity trustee

    • 10 Dec 2018
    • Lynn Cadman

    January saw the launch of the new Volunteering Community – and with it ICAEW’s new online Trustee Training Modules. We caught up with co-author of the modules, Lynn Cadman, to find out more about this online training and why she wanted to be involved in the project.

  • Case study – Tim O’Brien talks about becoming a trustee

    • 11 Dec 2017
    • Tim O'Brien

    I retired in 2013. Prior to that I worked for Shell in the UK for over 30 years, mostly located in London with a short spell in exotic Welwyn Garden City. My career included commercial management, economics, M&A, all kinds of accounting, and risk management. It took in large businesses and small “start-up” organisations and plenty of travel.

  • 10 reasons to volunteer

    • 11 Dec 2017
    • Lynn Cadman

    Volunteering for a charity or not-for-profit organisation can be immensely rewarding for you as an individual, as well as having obvious benefits for the organisation. Here are just 10 reasons why we think volunteering is great for ICAEW members.

  • Professional liability insurance for UK volunteering activities

    • 14 Dec 2015
    • The ICAEW Volunteers team

    From 1 January 2016 all ICAEW Charity and Voluntary Sector Group members will have Professional Liability Insurance for their UK volunteering activities included as part of their membership fee.

  • How to break into the international development sector

    • 9 Dec 2013
    • Lynn Cadman

    It can be frustrating as a finance professional trying to break into the international development sector. You’ve taken the time to write a covering letter, you’re fully qualified, with 10 years’ experience and yet your applications still aren’t getting acknowledged.

  • Top tips for evaluating a volunteering opportunity

    • 4 Dec 2013
    • Lynn Cadman

    When volunteering it is important that you know what is expected of you in that role and what you can expect from the organisation. Below we list some ideas to what questions you should ask to find out if the role is right for you.

  • Top tips for finding the right volunteering opportunity for you

    • 2 Dec 2013
    • Lynn Cadman

    It is not always easy to find a volunteering role that is right for you. Below we list ways of finding out what role is good for you and ways of finding out what role is right for you.