Become A Volunteer

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Volunteers are invaluable to the daily operation of the American Red Cross Serving Central Pennsylvania, and are truly the heart and soul of the organization. Follow these steps to become a volunteer with the American Red Cross!

How Do You Get Started?


Build Your Vounteer Profile

Get started by filling out the appropriate volunteer application.


Attend a Red Cross Orientation

This required training highlights the history, values and fundamental principles of the Red Cross and reviews volunteer opportunities currently available within the chapter.


Train for Your Volunteer Opportunity

Depending on which volunteer path you choose with the American Red Cross, you may need to complete additional training. We will work with you to refer you to the department of your choice and will inform you of any additional training you may need to get started.

Once your application and background check are received, you will be contacted by a volunteer recruiter to discuss next steps. If you have questions or want more information, please email Adia Walker, or call (866) 311-3832.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Red Cross team!