Here at Pseudomyxoma Survivor, we’re supporting Trustees Week, running from 12th-19th November, showcasing the work trustees do and highlighting opportunities for you to get involved and make a difference. We’ll be looking at different aspects of being a trustee and we’ve asked our trustees to share their thoughts on being a trustee.

What are trustees?

Basically, trustees are the people in charge of a charity. They help to make the UK the sixth most giving country in the world. They play a vital role, volunteering their time and working together to make important decisions about the charity’s work.

In a larger charity, trustees don’t usually do the day-to-day running of the charity. However, in a smaller charity like Pseudomyxoma Survivor, some of the trustees give a lot of their time and skills to volunteering each week. 

Amanda

Amanda

Trustee

Being a Trustee for a small charity is very rewarding. Having received support in my time of need it feels great to be able to give something back and be in a position to support others.

It’s been amazing what I have learned from others to expand my knowledge of Pseudomyxoma Peritonei and help facilitate the various services we offer to patients, caregivers, their family and friends.

When I was first asked I was highly flattered but wasn’t sure what I had to offer. Then I realised that I did have strengths in areas such as social media and along with being keen to learn that it would be a successful role.

Amanda

Related Posts

About us As well as raising awareness of pseudomyxoma peritonei, Pseudomyxoma Survivor is online global family of both PMP survivors and caregivers. Each day w...

We are closed for Easter from April 19th until April 27th Dismiss