Learn about our highest-priority positions and how you can make a difference!
Service to the Armed Forces
Hero Care Case Worker: Ensure military families' needs are met when faced with an emergency.
Military Clinic Volunteer: Provide assistance with tasks in a clinical setting; support staff in a variety of direct and indirect patient care activities as well as enhance the morale of patients.
Event Support Volunteer: Oversee tabling events/briefings at various military outreach functions to share the Red Cross mission and how we service our military communities. Assist with programs such as Military Stand-downs, Yellow Ribbon Events, Parades, Runs and other similar SAF Programs.
Manager Leadership Partner: Partner with SAF leadership to ensure all services are being met in the community. Attend a variety of volunteer and installation meetings. Develop and execute objectives, strategies, and tactics supporting SAF and IS-US priorities, in collaboration with Regional leadership. Promote engagement and development of volunteer leads and teams within SAF and IS-US.
Volunteer Engagement Lead: Consults with department managers on position on-boarding, planned growth experiences, and volunteer career development. Provides consultation, coaching and training resources to promote positive workforce relationships and effective ongoing volunteer engagement. Works with team members to ensure the integration of their work with volunteer recruitment, referrals and screening, recognition, and Volunteer Connection.
Communications and Public Affairs
Social Media Volunteer: Social engagement volunteers interact with supporters on social platforms, help tell the Red Cross story and showcase Red Cross programs and services through socials posts containing photos and videos across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn and others.
Feature Writer: Red Cross feature writers are part of a creative content volunteer team that creates professionally-written content for news releases, media alerts, and regional platforms including blogs and social media channels, highlighting the work of volunteers, leaders, donors, disaster survivors, etc.
Disaster Action Team Trainee: Be part of a team that helps respond to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster.
DAT Dispatcher: This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. Ensures timely activation and monitoring of local and regional Disaster Action Team (DAT) responses. The Duty Officer supports the DAT program either at the chapter/territory or region level.
Volunteer Services Engagement Lead: The Volunteer Services Engagement Lead is responsible for overseeing "The Volunteer Experience" for volunteers serving in the region. They serve as a resource for volunteer supervisors in all lines of service.
Intake Volunteer: The Intake Volunteer will provide an excellent welcoming experience for new volunteers to the organization and guide them through the intake process in a timely manner.
Event Volunteer: The Event Volunteer will assist with programs such as parades, runs, informational events, community events and other similar programs.
Development Assistant: The Development Assistant will assist with special projects that help fulfill fundraising needs and provide support for annual fundraising events; chapter stewardship efforts such as mailings, thank you calls to donors; conduct thank you calls/notes to donors; office assistance; donor database maintenance.
Administration Assistant: Support the Red Cross by performing administrative duties to support a specific team, department, or territory.
Facilities Volunteer: Assist with basic facilities projects at the local Red Cross Unit.
Committed and compassionate volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Red Cross of Alaska. As a volunteer, you play a vital role in fulfilling the Red Cross mission to strengthen our communities.
When you join the American Red Cross, you’ll join a worldwide movement dedicated to providing relief to victims of disaster. Whether you’re in career transition, a student looking for experience, work full-time, retired, or have a few extra hours, you too can make a difference and save lives.