Become a ShelterBox Advocate

Use your voice to amplify our message

As a ShelterBox Canada Advocate you support ShelterBox by sharing our recent news and updates from the field. We need volunteers who will help us raise awareness across various social media platforms. Advocates are very important for getting our message out so that we can reach the most people from coast-to-coast.

We are looking for people who have an enthusiasm for spreading the word about ShelterBox and can create their own content to engage with their networks, all you need is an internet connection.





Volunteering with ShelterBox is one of the most rewarding things I have ever done, as it makes me feels like I am a part of something larger. I think it is very energizing and emotionally rewarding.’

Tasnuva Fahemma Maniza, Volunteer


As an Advocate you will:

  • Follow ShelterBox Canada on our social media platforms
  • Share our social media posts on your own channels
  • Get creative – make your own ShelterBox posts and creative content to engage with people on your own social media. We provide you with all the tools and training to do this
  • Activate in times of disaster – when major disasters strike families need our help more than ever. During this time we need the support of our volunteers to share urgent and important updates about our current response to raise awareness while the disaster is in the media spotlight.

Full Role Description

How to Apply

The process to become an Advocate starts with completing an application form. Upon receiving your application, you will be contacted by our Volunteer Program Coordinator.

Please note that to be a ShelterBox volunteer you must be over 18 years old.

Our staff team is here to help you be successful. We will provide you the resources, training, and support you need while connecting you with other volunteers across Canada.



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