Volunteering With Us

We know that the fight against bad housing and homelessness isn’t just our fight, but yours too. You can make a huge difference and there’s lots of opportunities to get involved with. We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities across the whole of Wales including debt advice roles, helpline advice roles, administration roles, media roles, research roles and many more.

Volunteering is a great way to develop new skills, gain experience, give back to the community, gain confidence, meet new people and have fun while you do it!

If you are interested in volunteering with us, please complete a Volunteer Application Form and send to Vivienne Planck: viviennep@sheltercymru.org.uk

If you have any questions about volunteering with us, feel free to email Vivienne or call on 01792 483079

You can also check our Frequently Asked Questions below.

For other ways to get involved with Shelter Cymru’s work please see our get involved pages and find out the different ways you can support our work.

FAQs

What could I do?

Shelter Cymru has a wide range of volunteering opportunities across the whole of Wales including debt advice roles, helpline advice roles, administration roles, media roles, research roles and many more.

Where are the roles based?

We have a number of roles based across Wales; although some of our opportunities are site specific there may also be the opportunity to volunteer remotely.

How do I know what role would be best suited for me?

If you’re not sure what kind of role you would like to do, we can help find what’s best suited for you. Either complete an application form and available roles can be discussed when we contact you, or email your queries to Vivienne Planck: viviennep@sheltercymru.org.uk

Will I be trained?

All volunteers will be provided with volunteer induction training. They will also have support to learn their new roles from the members of staff they will be working with. Shelter Cymru also has a wide range of training opportunities that you will be able to access in order to progress in your role.

Who can volunteer?

Our volunteers come from all different backgrounds and social groups. All volunteers need to be aged 18 or over.

Will it cost me anything to volunteer?

No. We reimburse volunteers for expenses associated with their volunteering such as travel expenses. Volunteering does not affect your benefits.