Adult Volunteers

  • Capital Region - Adult Volunteers
Committed, compassionate volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Red Cross. As a volunteer, you play a vital role in fulfilling the Red Cross mission. No matter your interests, skills or schedule, you can make a significant contribution to the community.


Fill out an Application

Complete your volunteer application online and create your Volunteer Connection login. Once you submit an application, you will receive an email with a link to activate your Volunteer Connection account. This link will direct you to your Volunteer Connection homepage that contains the list of next steps to complete your volunteer application.


Attend an Orientation

Find out more about becoming an American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter volunteer at one of our free volunteer orientations. During the orientation, you will learn about the mission of the American Red Cross and its programs, as well as gain a greater understanding of the vital role our volunteers play and the opportunities available to you. Sign up today by calling (916) 993-7070.


Complete a background check

Following your orientation; you will need to fill out a background check. You can then contact your local Red Cross office to schedule a one-on-one interview where we'll discuss your skills and interests and identify a volunteer position for you!