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Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.

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Volunteers Needed to Support Wildfire Relief Efforts

Trained Red Cross volunteers are currently staffing shelters and supporting residents. As the disaster continues to evolve, the Red Cross will assess how community volunteers can best support the operation. If you live near Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Solano, Marin and Mendocino and are interested in volunteering to support wildfire relief efforts, please click on Apply Now below.

If you are outside the above area or interested in other volunteer opportunities, please use our zip code search tool below.

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Our zip code search tool will help find volunteer opportunities in your area. You can browse by areas of interest to find specific job titles.

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