Youth & Young Adult Services

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Click here to access the Youth Volunteer Application

The American Red Cross Youth & Young Adult Services is a multi-faceted program for youth up to 24 years of age, offering many activities and courses for every age level.

Youth programs build character and provide the tools and experience youth need for leadership, strong communication skills, and service. By interacting with those in need, Red Cross youth volunteers establish a sense of awareness and personal achievement while developing these skills. Need help getting started? Click here to download the Youth & Young Adult Services Brochure.

Current volunteers who require login assistance to Volunteer Connection should contact

New Youth Volunteers must register online before starting their Red Cross volunteer journey.


Create Your Volunteer Profile

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 and view your remaining prospective volunteer steps.

Click here to start the Youth (under 18) Volunteer Application!


Complete Intake Process

Login to Volunteer Connection to download the parent consent forms and then submit forms by scanning and emailing them to


Get Involved

Start getting involved by connecting with your local Red Cross Youth Corps group, or by signing up for volunteer events near you through the Youth and Young Adult Services Volunteer Connection group page

Looking for a Red Cross Club?

Whether there is already a club at your school, or you're interested in starting one, getting involved is easy! Use the map below to find out if there is a current club at your school. Simply zoom into the map to view the schools in your geographical area or enlarge the map by clicking the button in the top right corner to use the search bar to look for your school! If you can’t find your high school or college listed, click the black tab in your area to find contact information to start a club at your school!