Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross. Whether helping one displaced family or thousands, providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran, or teaching others how to respond in emergencies, it’s through the efforts of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.
Check out the following videos to learn about a few of the many volunteer opportunities available with the Red Cross!
Types of Volunteer Opportunities
Looking to volunteer on a regular basis? A variety of opportunities are available for you to join us daily, weekly or monthly.
Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.
Learn about our highest-priority positions and how you can make a difference!
Shelter Services: Make sure families don't face tough times alone by supporting shelter efforts this disaster season. Click "Apply Now," then search for “Shelter” in the search bar to find positions.
Disaster Action Team: You can be part of a team that helps people who are forced from their homes due to fires, storms and other disasters. Click "Apply Now," then search for “DAT” or “Disaster Action Team” in the search bar to find positions.