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At the American Red Cross in Arizona, New Mexico, and El Paso, volunteers are invaluable to the daily operation, and they’re truly the heart and soul of the organization. To become a volunteer, follow these three simple steps:


Create Your Volunteer Profile

Get started by filling out an online application:

  • General Adult Volunteer
  • Middle School or High School Volunteer
  • College or University Volunteer
  • Military Base Volunteer

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    Attend a Red Cross Orientation

    This required training highlights the history, values and fundamental principles of the Red Cross and reviews volunteer opportunities that are available. You can enroll in this course using the online profile that you’ll create during Step 1.


    Get Volunteer Training

    Depending on which volunteer path you choose, you may need to complete additional training, all of which is free. Your local chapter will work with you to refer you to the activity and the location of your choice, and we’ll inform you of other courses that you’ll require to get started. For additional volunteer opportunities, log in to Volunteer Connection.