Volunteer Opportunities


Committed, compassionate volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Red Cross of the Northern California Coastal Region Chapter. In our region, over 7,000 dedicated people who volunteer their time and energy to help us serve our community. As a volunteer, you play a vital role in fulfilling the Red Cross mission to relieve human suffering by preventing, preparing for, and responding to emergencies and help us strengthen our community.

Red Cross "everyday heroes" come from all walks of life. Young, old, and in-between, everyone has something special to offers including you. Neighbor helping neighbor is the core of what the Red Cross is about. Every dedicated Red Cross volunteer makes a positive difference. We invite you to explore the many volunteer opportunities available:


Volunteer Recognition

General Adult Volunteers

Looking to volunteer on a regular basis? A variety of opportunities are available for you to join us daily, weekly or monthly.


Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Volunteers

Train teams of your employees as disaster relief volunteers and commit to making these group members available for major local disasters, such as large scale flooding and significant power outages.


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Youth Services Program

Volunteers aged 15 - 17 are encouraged to become part of our Youth Program, which offers meaningful opportunities for education, training and community service.


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Spotlight on our current volunteers

The incredible stories about the “everyday heroes” of the American Red Cross of the Northern California Coastal Region Chapter who volunteer their time and energy to their community.


Youth Interns

Volunteer FAQs

Get the answers to the most frequently asked volunteer questions.