Volunteer with Us

  • National Capital Region Volunteer

Sleeves Up. Hearts Open. All In.

If you’re passionate about helping people and looking for a volunteer opportunity with a visionary humanitarian organization, you can make a difference with the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region. No matter your interest, skills or schedule, you can make a significant contribution to our community and support people in their moments of greatest need.

Our values are essential to achieving this purpose and guide the way our employees and volunteers serve the world and one another. We strive to be:

  • Compassionate. We are dedicated to improving the lives of those we serve and to treating each other with care and respect.
  • Collaborative. We work together as One Red Cross family, in partnership with other organizations, and embrace diversity and inclusiveness.
  • Creative. We seek new ideas, are open to change and always look for better ways to serve those in need.
  • Credible. We act with integrity, are transparent guardians of the public trust and honor our promises.
  • Committed. We hold ourselves accountable for defining and meeting clear objectives, delivering on our mission and being careful stewards of our donor dollars.
  • Getting Started:

    We hope you’ll take the first step to becoming a volunteer with us by clicking on one of the links below. If you want to talk to someone about volunteering, please call a volunteer specialist at 703.584.8444 or email us at chncrvolunteerengagement@redcross.org. We’d be delighted to hear from you!
    DC NatCap - Ready to Make a Difference

    DC Nat Cap - Adult Volunteers

    DC NatCap - Youth Programs

    DC NatCap - Volunteer FAQs

    DC NatCap - Volunteer Resources

    If you want to talk to someone about volunteering, please call a volunteer coordinator at 703-584-8444 or email us at chncrvolunteerengagement@redcross.org - we’d be delighted to hear from you!