96 percent of our total work force consists of Volunteer Staff. As a part of this indispensable pillar of strength, you will have an opportunity to help the Red Cross carry on our humanitarian work. You will be rewarded with your experiences, opportunities to utilize your individual talents, the satisfaction of serving your community, and heartfelt respect and appreciation from your coworkers.
Becoming a Red Cross volunteer is as easy as 1-2-3!
Complete Your Volunteer 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.
Register and attend a “Volunteer Orientation” to hear about the volunteer opportunities available at the Red Cross. Accordingly, we will work with you to determine which opportunities fit with your interests and skills.
Visit volunteerconnection.redcross.org to register.
Complete a background check, and indicate your initial areas of interest.
|Territory Counties||Chapter||Email Contact|
|Humboldt / Del Norte||California Northwest Chapter||VolunteerHumDel@redcross.org|
|Marin, Mendocino, Sonoma||California Northwest Chapter / Bay Area Chapter||VolunteerSMM@redcross.org|
|Napa, Lake, Solano, Contra Costa||California Northwest Chapter / Bay Area Chapter||VYSNB@redcross.org|
|Alameda||Bay Area Chapter||VRAlameda@redcross.org|
|San Francisco & San Mateo||Bay Area Chapter||ARCBAV@redcross.org|
|Santa Clara||Silicon Valley Chapter||VolunteerSVC@redcross.org|
|Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz||Central Coast Chapter||VolunteerCCC@redcross.org|