AS FRIENDSHIP BENCH TRUSTEES, we agree to
Act in The Friendship Bench's best interests; understand the FB purpose and strategy, make responsible decisions, deal with conflicts of interest and loyalty
Manage The Friendship Bench's resources responsibly; manage risks, budgeting, income generation, funding, property, employees and volunteers
Comply with The Friendship Bench's governing document and the law
Act with reasonable care and skill; use our skills & experience, take advice when needed, delegate respectfully and responsibly
Ensure your charity is accountable; comply with accounting requirements, reduce risk of liability, and be transparent and equitable.
IN DECISION MAKING, we shall
Act within our powers
Act in good faith, and only in the interests of The Friendship Bench
Make sure everyone is sufficiently informed, taking any advice you need
Take account of all relevant factors we are aware of
Ignore any irrelevant factors
Deal with conflicts of interest and loyalty
Make decisions that are within the range of decisions that a reasonable trustee body could make in the circumstances
In all we undertake as Trustee's we will keep the Friendship Bench purpose in mind, which is to enhance mental well-being and to improve quality of life by providing sustainable community based interventions that are evidence based, accessible and scalable.