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Our people

The Prince’s Trust has over 1,100 staff and around 9,000 volunteers and secondees. Together, last year, they supported over 56,000 young people across the UK. Here you can find out about the people that make The Prince’s Trust.            

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Our President

For over 40 years, The Prince of Wales has been a leader in identifying charitable need and setting up and driving forward charities to meet it. From the early days of The Prince's Trust in the mid-1970s, his charitable interests have grown to represent a broad range of areas including, the Built Environment, the Arts, Responsible Business and Enterprise, Young People, Global Sustainability and Rural Affairs.

His Royal Highness's 15 'Prince's Charities' work to transform lives and build sustainable communities. The Prince of Wales carries out dozens of engagements every year in support of his charities, which together raise more than £100 million annually to fund their activities. The Prince has also established charitable foundations in Australia, Canada and the United States of America. To find out more, visit:

The Prince's Trust Council

The governing body of The Trust is The Prince’s Trust Council. Its members are trustees and are responsible in law for the work of The Trust. The Council sets the strategy for The Trust, agrees its budget and delegates the day to day running of the organisation to the Chief Executive and the Senior Management Team.

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ExCo is responsible for the leadership, strategy and priorities of the organisation, for the delivery of the business plan and budget, and for the overall day to day running of The Trust.

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Prince's Trust Group

Since 1976 The Prince’s Trust has operated as a UK charity, supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable young people into education, employment or training. In recent years, governments and agencies around the world have contacted The Trust, to see if our approach could benefit their situations.

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Around 90% of our people are volunteers and secondees; we simply couldn’t achieve what we do without their dedication and commitment. Find out more about becoming a volunteer and the range of roles available here.

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Young people 

There's lots of ways we involve our young people in the work that we do. Find out more here.

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Join us

If you are passionate about supporting young people, then why not consider joining us and working for The Prince’s Trust? For information about careers at The Prince’s Trust click here

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ExCo is responsible for the leadership, strategy and priorities of the organisation.

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UK CEO Jonathan Townsend
Our Prince's Trust Council
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HRH The Prince of Wales' official website

For news on HRH The Prince of Wales, we invite you to visit his official website.

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