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Volunteer in Your Community!

Thank you for your interest in serving your neighbors in the Greater Iowa Region. The American Red Cross relies on volunteers to help us with our mission of relieving human suffering by preventing, preparing for and responding to emergencies.

The American Red Cross, Greater Iowa Region processes all volunteer applications and conducts volunteer training throughout Central, Eastern, and Northwest Iowa.


General Volunteer (18 years or older)

Support the Red Cross Mission through programs, projects, community events and presentations, local disaster relief, teaching lifesaving courses, supporting blood drives, and more!

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Youth & Young Adult Services

Engage your High School or College with Red Cross as a Youth Club or support your local Youth Corps.

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Our engaging internship programs give students real-world work experience by involving them in projects critical to the day-to-day work of our organization.


Volunteer FAQs

Read our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about volunteering with the Greater Iowa Region.