Key Terms and Conditions


£5,000 pa

Length of term

Three years, which would usually be renewed for a further three years.

Time commitment

This varies throughout the year. As a guide it is one to two days a month. However, more time will be required initially, to enable effective induction and orientation.

Board meetings are convened four to six times a year in the afternoon/early evening; there is an annual all-day strategic planning event; occasional training and site visits; and ad hoc contact in-between meetings. In addition, Board members also join a Committee, and each Committee meets four times a year. At certain times this may need to be more frequent.


In-person meetings are usually held in London, at the NCVO (8 All Saints Street, N1 9RL). Meetings are also being held on digital platforms. The organisation operates a mixture of in-person and digital meetings