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The roles of volunteers helping out in Truro or London are as varied as the work that goes on there.

Whether logging data for the Monitoring and Evaluation Team, researching new fundraising ideas, or speaking to donors and opening post, they give us vital support.


Sue's story

ShelterBox volunteer Sue

Sue is one of our Supporter Care Team Volunteers. We asked her what she thinkgs about volunteering for ShelterBox.

What inspires you to volunteer?

'To help someone in some small way.'

What do you enjoy the most about volunteering for ShelterBox?

'The company of the staff at Shelterbox and knowing we can be of help albeit just a little.'

What has been the most surprising thing about volunteering?

'A good feeling when a crisis hits and you are able to be a little part of helping those in need.'

Describe what volunteering for ShelterBox means to you in one word.


Is there one memory that stands out for you about volunteering?

'The first real crisis I volunteered for – the Haiti Disaster. We were working in the Helston office, in quite cramped conditions, and there was a real energy when the donations came in. It made everyone feel they were in touch with helping with the disaster, even from afar.'

Volunteering opportunities

If you would like to volunteer with us, please check out the list of opportunities here.

If you are not based in the UK but would like to find out if there are volunteer roles available in your country, please take a look at our affiliates

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