The American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter relies on volunteers to fulfill our mission of providing care and comfort to those in need. We serve to relieve human suffering by preventing, preparing for, and responding to emergencies. Red Cross "everyday heroes" come from all walks of life. Young, old, and in-between, everyone has something special to offers including you. Neighbor helping neighbor is the core of what the Red Cross is about. Every dedicated Red Cross volunteer makes a positive difference. We invite you to explore the many volunteer opportunities available:
Looking to volunteer on a regular basis? A variety of opportunities are available for you to join us daily, weekly or monthly.
Train teams of your employees as disaster relief volunteers and commit to making these group members available for major local disasters, such as large scale flooding and significant power outages.
Volunteers aged 15 - 17 are encouraged to become part of our Youth Program, which offers meaningful opportunities for education, training and community service.
The incredible stories about the “everyday heroes” of the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter who volunteer their time and energy to their community.
Find out the answers to the most frequently asked Volunteer Questions.