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Become a Volunteer Today!

Volunteers lead the Red Cross mission in preparedness, prevention, and response to emergencies. No matter your interests, skills or schedule, you can make a significant contribution to the Darke County community and help people in their moments of greatest need. Find out how rewarding giving your time and efforts can be, whether it’s a house fire down the street or curing illness across the world, you choose where, how and what you would like to do.

Become a American Red Cross volunteer today and start changing lives tomorrow!

To get started, please click on the volunteer application below that best describes you.

Chicago Adult Volunteer Application Red Cross

Adult Application

Looking to volunteer on a regular basis? A variety of opportunities are available for you to join us daily, weekly or monthly. Fill out the application that's right for you.

  • General Volunteer
  • Nurses: RN, LPN, Paramedic, EMT
  • Interns
  • Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

  • Young Adult Application, Chicago, Volunteer

    Youth Application

    Volunteers under 18 are encouraged to become part of our Youth Program, which offers meaningful opportunities for education, leadership training and community service.

  • Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

  • Ready When the Time Comes

    Ready When the Time Comes Application

    The Ready When the Time Comes program trains employees of participating companies and organizations as Red Cross disaster volunteers to serve in an emergency.

    Volunteer Opportunities in these Programs:

    • Administrative Support
    • Disaster Services
    • Community Functions
    • Special Events
    • CPR/First Aid Instructors
    • Community Presenters
    • International Social Services
    • Service to the Armed Forces
    • Technology/Digital Engagement
    • Veteran Visitation
    • Youth Programs
    For more information, please email Lynne.Gump@redcross.org or call volunteer services at 937-548-1002.