Could you be RVA’s next Chair of Trustees?

Reading Voluntary Action is seeking a Chair to provide leadership to our committed and active Board of Trustees. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in Reading’s voluntary sector and the strategic direction of this critical local organisation.

RVA is passionate about helping Reading and its communities to thrive, and to working with organisations across the area to improve the lives of local people. The new Chair of Trustees will be committed to supporting this work and will share RVA’s values, including diversity, partnership, and accountability.

Applicants should have previous experience of being the trustee of a charity and the ability to effectively chair board meetings, provide support for the Chief Executive, and ensure the effective governance of the organisation.

Further information

For a role description, please email

To apply, please write to Karen Morton, Acting Chair at, setting out in no more than 2 sides of A4 why you would be appropriate for this role, by 5pm on Tuesday 3 April 2018.

Please also contact Karen Morton, by emailing, if you would like further information about the role.