Everyone is welcome to apply for our volunteer roles.

Find out more about the different roles and how to apply.

Shelter Scotland volunteer roles

Volunteer in our shops

Time commitment: flexible

Have fun in the heart of your community! There are over 30 Shelter Scotland shops with different roles available – from sorting stock and serving customers to posting on the shop's social media. Our shops are open six or seven days a week.

Online advice roles

Time commitment: from three hours per week

You can help people across Scotland by becoming an online chat volunteer. You're given the training and support you need. The hours vary but take place on weekdays between 9am to 4pm.

Helping in your community

Time commitment: from three hours per week

You can help our local housing specialists in a range of ways. Ensuring people in your local community have the information they need. Volunteer when suits you, weekdays between 9am to 5pm.

Apply for a volunteer role

Browse and apply for current vacancies

Contact us if:

  • the role you are interested in isn't being advertised

  • you want to know more about any of these roles

  • you can’t see a role that interests you

Email VolunteerScotland@shelter.org.uk

Call 0344 515 2444

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Anyone can apply

Volunteering during coronavirus (COVID-19)

You can still volunteer with us!

We follow all the latest Government guidance to keep volunteers safe.

We're here for everyone, but only with your support