Give your time
Every volunteer is instrumental in providing shelter to families after disaster, wherever they are in the world.
Whatever skills, knowledge or spare time you have, you can play a vital part in this process. All we need is your passion.
Keeping you on the pulse - your introduction to ShelterBox
Representing ShelterBox at events, or helping out is always easier with a bit of familiarity and training. We run regular regional training so we can keep everyone up to date on our latest work.
Simply apply by selecting a training event below - to be involved, you'll need to visit the UK location specified.
- Wiltshire, Dorset - 25 May 2017
- Truro, Cornwall - 23 May 2017
- Saunderton, Buckinghamshire - 17 May 2017
- Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire - 20 May 2017
- Truro, Cornwall - 19 September 2017
These training courses are ideal if you want to get involved in volunteering for us, or even for current volunteers looking to update their knowledge.
Look out for our monthly volunteer email newsletter - you'll always feel up to date and part of our supporter community.
Events Internship vacancies
We are looking for two highly motivated, proactive and organised people to support the fundraising events officer.
A challenge events volunteer will ensure the smooth planning and execution of challenge events. You'll be expected to commit 1 - 2 days a week from early February, upping to 4 - 5 days a week throughout June and July.
A festival events volunteer will focus on delivering a ShelterBox glamping experience at the Isle of Wight and WOMAD festivals.
Collection box volunteer roles
At various locations across the UK, we're looking for help liaising with local retailers, collecting and depositing collection boxes that sit by checkouts.
We're nice and flexible on your involvement, you can help out when it's easiest for you.
Response team volunteer roles
Our response volunteers go the extra mile to reach families in need of shelter and give them the tools to rebuild their lives, wherever disaster strikes around the world.
We're looking for people who can volunteer for a minimum of six weeks each year (twice a year, for three weeks at a time) and complete training webinars each month.
The first stage of the recruitment process will be open from 1 December 2016 until 22 January 2017 and applicants must be able to commit to a full training course.
Join the team
More ways to get involved
Would you like to work for us?
News breaks first on our social media accounts, so search for us there to find out first.
We also frequently set up volunteer workshops, so look out for announcements.
You could be helping in diverse situations with different people, so we may arrange a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for certain roles. Thanks for understanding.