Volunteer Opportunities

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Apply to Volunteer

Complete the volunteer application that's right for you.

The following is a list of typical Red Cross volunteer opportunities for your consideration:

DISASTER CYCLE SERVICES

Help individuals and communities prepare, response, and recover from disasters large and small, from home fires to tornadoes. Provide food, shelter, essential relief supplies, comfort, and hope to people affected by disasters.

PREPAREDNESS EDUCATION

Teach families, people in classrooms, organizations, and communities how to Be Red Cross Ready by taking simple steps to get prepared and to mitigate the effects of disaster.

SERVICE TO THE ARMED FORCES

Connect families and veterans with resources in response to emergencies, train military families in coping and resiliency skills, and supply recreational and therapeutic support in military and VA health care facilities.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Teach the community vital lifesaving skills such as First Aid/CPR/AED and babysitting courses.

SPECIAL EVENTS / FUNDRAISING

Make it financially possible for the Red Cross to deliver its lifesaving services by assisting us with fundraising and putting on special events. The Red Cross is a non-profit organization that relies on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

BLOOD SERVICES

Be a leader in your community and help us coordinate blood drives! Register blood donors, stock the refreshment area during a blood drive or transport blood product after a blood drive.

For a complete list of current opportunities in your area, click the appropriate link to begin our volunteer application. For questions or more information on volunteering with the American Red Cross, contact the Wisconsin Office of Volunteer Services at: VolunteerWisconsin@redcross.org or by calling toll free 877-618-6628 ext. 5822.

We depend on volunteers like YOU.

Volunteers constitute 96% of the total workforce to carry out our humanitarian work.