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Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.
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.
Browse Volunteer Opportunities in Your Community
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.
Volunteering with the Red Cross: By the Numbers
Nearly 64,000 disaster responses every year
More than 25,000 volunteers support Red Cross biomed
15k+ nurses & nursing students volunteer
More than 50k+ relief items distributed internationally
25% of volunteers are aged 24 or younger
More than 400,000 services provided to military families
More than 7 million people received disaster assistance internationally
90% of Red Cross disaster relief workers are volunteers
New Volunteer Applicants
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