Job opportunities at ShelterBox

Whichever job you take on at ShelterBox, you will be working towards a world where no family goes without shelter after disaster. 

Our team are the foundations of ShelterBox. They create a framework in which we are able to transform lives.

You would be joining ShelterBox at an exciting time of growth, helping us to continue to maximise both our reach and the impact of our work. Our team is full of positive, people focused individuals with a real passion for our cause. 

Do you have the skills, personality and ambition to help us write our next chapter?

Current job vacancies

Volunteer Trustee

ShelterBox is looking for three passionate, committed individuals to join our team of Trustees to help deliver our ambitious five-year strategy.

If you think you have the right skills and attributes to help us deliver our ambitious strategy, then please apply by submitting your CV and Cover letter to [email protected]

Closing date: 10th March 2024.

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Why not give your free time instead?

Volunteer Brand Ambassador

Volunteer as a Brand Ambassador and help us spread the word about ShelterBox on social media

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Staff benefits

ShelterBox recognises that we all need to look after ourselves and each other to keep happy and healthy. We are pleased to be able to offer the following staff benefits:

•  25 days annual leave a year, plus bank holidays
•  Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity/partner pay and flexible working
•  A focus on health and wellbeing including employee assistance programme (EAP), free eye tests, cycle to work scheme
•  Competitive pension scheme
•  Life and travel insurance
•  Career break policy
•  Employee loan policy
•  Free tea and coffee
•  Local discounts
•  Professional development including free access to online courses

ShelterBox team members training partners in Ukraine

About ShelterBox

Woman in yellow smiles outside emergency relief tent in Pakistan after flooding

ShelterBox is a team of positive, people focused individuals with a real passion for our cause. 

We often work in places that others don’t, making sure that we reach families who need support to take the next step in resuming their livelihoods.

From Cameroon to Syria, all the way to the Philippines and the Caribbean, ShelterBox has provided shelter to over 2.5 million people so far.

We won’t stop until we see a world where no family goes without shelter after disaster.

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Our location


ShelterBox Headquarters are based in Truro, a picturesque city in the heart of beautiful Cornwall.

Truro links to the River Fal and is just a short drive from both North and South coasts, making it ideally placed for surfing, sailing & cliff walks.

HQ is home to our International Programmes, Fundraising & Communications and Corporate Services Teams.

Volunteer for ShelterBox

Shelterbox fundraising events

We’re always looking out for volunteers at ShelterBox, so why not give your free time instead?

We have many different types of roles, so whatever your skills are, you can still be involved and play a vital part in providing shelter to families across the world.

Your passion is all we need.

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Stay in touch

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Important things to note

Some roles may require either a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/or a Basic Disclosure check. All applicants to paid roles must have employment rights to live and work in the UK.

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