The initiative has been launched by the Association of Chairs to help busy charity chairs to access training.
Charity trustee chairs are to be supported by a series of online support surgeries.
The live video series is being run by the Association of Chairs and each session is being led by an expert on each of the topics covered.
A specific audience is small to medium sized chariries, with the online surgeries forming part of the Association’s Beacon Programme, aimed at charities with an income under £1m a year.
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“We’re very excited to be launching the new series of online peer surgeries,” said Association of Chairs Chief Executive Rosalind Oakley.
“We often hear from Chairs that their roles can be lonely, and these sessions provide the opportunity to meet and chat through issues with their peers, wherever they may be based.”
The surgeries have been created in response to feedback from charity chairs, who are keen to access training that is accessible and can fit around their work commitments.
Topics include the roles of vice-chair and chair, running meetings, strategy and corporate governance.
Each online support session lasts an hour and will involve up to ten participants in each live video chat.
The Association of Chairs supports chairs and vice-chairs of charities to help them lead their boards effectively. It was founded in 2013.
Last November a range of free digital support was offered by charity sector body NCVO to trustees through Trustees Week. This offered free access to digital tools aimed at improving governance and helping members of the public to consider trusteeshop and volunteering opportunities.